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ICSJ Part of ‘Religions for Peace’ Executive Council Meeting

On March 13, 2014, ICSJ participated in the Religions for Peace USA‘s (RfPUSA) Executive Council Meeting in Washington D.C.  Brother Naeem Baig, executive director of ICSJ and the president of Islamic Circle of North America, had the honor to chair and moderate the meeting. The meeting included leaders of various faith based organizations, who are also part of the RfPUSA, to …


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Labor Rights In Islam – Sh. Abdool Rahman Khan

By Sh. Abdool Rahman Khan Introduction In Islam, labor is considered a virtuous deed and obligatory upon all able bodied person in society. Man has many needs to fulfill: food, water, clothing, shelter, medicine, education etc. and since he is required to fulfill these needs for himself and his family through lawful means, he is obliged to work. So while work …


Kashmir: Right of Self-Determination

The evolution of the right of self-determination has been one of the great normative narratives of the twentieth century. It was part of the visionary contributions of President Woodrow Wilson, who despite a deep-seated conservatism, seemed to have an uncontrollable tendency to give credibility to normative ideas that contained implications that carried far, far beyond his intentions. Ever since the …