ICNA CSJ Participates in Close Guantanamo Rally at the White House

ICNA CSJ participated in the Close Guantanamo Rally in front of the White House on May 23, 2014.  It was a very good turn out and people from various parts of the country were present.  As Witness Against Torture pointed out: “On May 23rd of last year, President Obama again promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo. His pledge came … Read more ICNA CSJ Participates in Close Guantanamo Rally at the White House

FAQs About Shariah

What is Shariah? Shariah is the Arabic word for ‘the path’, which refers to the guidance for everyday life derived from the Quran and the traditions of the Prophet to enable Muslims to live a morally-informed and spiritually enriched life. It is a moral-ethical system of norms and ideals to which Muslims are constantly aspiring. Shariah is not only a … Read more FAQs About Shariah

Imprisoned Al-Jazeera Journalist Details Abu Ghraib Torture

Source: Democracynow.org – Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalist Details Abu Ghraib Torture & Why He’s Suing U.S. Contractor CACI Ten years after the first publication of photos from inside the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, we speak to Al Jazeera journalist Salah Hassan about his torture by U.S. forces inside the facility. To date, no high-ranking U.S. official has been held accountable … Read more Imprisoned Al-Jazeera Journalist Details Abu Ghraib Torture

Witnessing Against Torture

People standing in the hallways and lobby were taken by surprise. Who would have expected to see a demonstration (though small) at a peaceful convention. And, yes that was exactly what happened at the ICNA – MAS Convention in Hartford, CT on May 29, 2011. At the convention, ICNA Council for Social Justice organized a few workshops and one of … Read more Witnessing Against Torture

Interfaith Dinner at ICNA – MAS Convention

What a gathering it was. About 150 faith leaders came together at the Interfaith Dinner on May 29, 2011 which took place at the ICNA – MAS Convention in Hartford, CT. A tradition which started in 2005 and since then every year at the Convention faith leaders from Hartford area are invited to this dinner. The Dinner program was opened … Read more Interfaith Dinner at ICNA – MAS Convention

Citizens’ Hearing

National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms (NCPCF), Presents CITIZENS’ HEARING The Loss of Civil Freedoms in America: A Response by Muslim and Civil Rights Organizations “Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.” Thomas Jefferson Date: Saturday, January 29, 2011 When: 1:00 – 4:00 PM Where: Washington D.C. – 901 … Read more Citizens’ Hearing