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Chinese Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

Date: November 6, 2018 | Categories: Video All, Videos,

What is happening in China? Why is the government persecuting Uyghur Muslims? Join us with Anwar Yusuf Turani, who fled his homeland due to persecution decades ago. He has had no contact with his family for years due to restrictions from the Chinese government. He plans to provide details on what is happening, personal accounts when he was still living …

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Palestine Trip: Reflections from the No Bans, No Walls Delegation

Date: September 17, 2018 | Categories: Featured, Opinion, Video All, Videos,

A few weeks ago an interfaith delegation from all across the United States took a trip to Palestine to witness and learn what is happening on the ground. It was a group of about 20 individuals including our very own communications director Rameez Abid. The delegation was called No Bans, No Walls and explored the realities of life in Palestine/Israel, studied the travel …

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

Date: September 11, 2017 | Categories: Featured, Global Injustice, Past Events, Past Events All, Press, Press, Videos,

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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CIA Torture Architects’ Day In Court

Date: May 5, 2016 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: AJ+ These men were kidnapped, tortured and experimented on by the CIA. James E. Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, the two psychologists who created the U.S. torture program, are being sued by the ACLU on behalf of the victims. This is the first time anyone involved in the CIA torture program will have to answer for their actions in a …

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The world does not aid Africa – Africa aids the world!

Date: April 1, 2016 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: Foreign developed nations often wax lyrical about their generous donations of aid to Africa. But a coalition of UK and African researchers has released research findings that illustrate how the continent actually loses over six times the amount it receives in aid. As we often watch wealthy countries heap on themselves and each other generous portions of praise …

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Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes

Date: November 2, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All, Videos,

Source: The Guardian In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. Using testimony from Shaker Aamer and four other detainees, this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo. Voiced by Peter Capaldi and …

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Solitary Confinement: A Look Inside the Controversial Punishment

Date: May 13, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: ABC News ABC News’s Dan Harris voluntarily spends 48 hours in a tiny cell at the Denver County Jail. Prisoners forced to live in solitary can suffer mental breakdowns and claustrophobia. Some critics claim when a prisoner is denied social interaction, it is “legalized torture.” The video is below in three parts. Part 1: Solitary Confinement: No Way Out of the …

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Why Solitary Confinement is Modern Day Torture

Date: March 12, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All, Videos,

Source: Fusion’s Youtube Page As of 2013, there were 80,000 men and women in solitary confinement in the United States, some of them as young as 14 years old. In this illustrated op-ed video, artist Molly Crabapple explains the psychological and physical trauma suffered by those forced to spend 22-24 hours a day alone — sometimes for arbitrary reasons, like …