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ICNA to Obama: Demand End to Israeli Aggression

Source: ICNA.ORG (NEW YORK, NY, July 13, 2014) – In the past six days Israel has killed 165 people, many women and children in over 1200 attacks on Gaza in Operation Protective Edge. Today, Israel has intensified the assault campaign by launching a ground incursion on the besieged strip. The use of violence against civilians is never okay. It is …


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Islam Condemns Torture – Sh. Abdool Rahman Khan

The following is a khutbah (weekly mosque sermon) prepared by Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan of Illinois for ICNA Council for Social Justice. Torture in Islam is considered a major violation to the fundamental rights of someone or of some living being. It occurs when unduly pain or suffering is inflicted upon a living creature; a creation of Allah Almighty. Muslims …


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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 …