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ICNA CSJ Hosts Protest in Front of Burma Embassy in Washington, D.C.

ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) in partnership with Dar al-Hijrah, CAIR, American Muslims for Palestine, Dar al-Noor, ICNA VA Mosque, Muslim Ummah of North America, and Muslim American Society-DC, hosted a protest in front of the Myanmar (formerly Burma) Embassy in D.C. to demand a stop to the ethnic cleansing of its Muslim minorities known as Rohingya. They are a …


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Burma: Where Were the Muslims?

By Imam Khalid Griggs Just imagine the year is 2100 CE, long after we are all dead. A school child is studying Muslim history of the last century. He finds extremely disturbing events that took place at the beginning of that century. More than a million people were persecuted with murders, expulsions from homes, and dishonoring of Muslim women. The …


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Social Justice Work: Not a Spectator Sport

By Imam Khalid Fattah Griggs ICNA VP of Civic Engagement Let’s understand one undeniable truism from the outset, “White supremacy is not the exclusive purview of Republicans or Democrats, Conservatives or Liberals, Rich or Poor, Catholics or Protestants, Males or Females, Straight or Gay.” It is the continuing social residue of unacceptable attitudes and practices by self-deluded, insecure individuals whose …