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ICNA CSJ Co-Hosts “Not Trump’s Iftar” Rally in Front of White House

Date: June 7, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News, Video All, Videos,

On June 6, 2018, ICNA Council for Social Justice in partnership with other organizations co-sponsored and iftar outside of the White House. The official name selected for the event was “Not Trump’s Iftar” to counter the iftar that Trump himself was hosting the same time in the White House. His iftar mainly invited ambassadors and diplomats from predominantly Muslim countries. Prominent American …

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Islamic Scholar Promotes Combating Harmful Narratives

Date: April 10, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Daily Ever Green by Yasmeen Wafai While the marginalization of Muslims in the U.S. is not new, there have been significant efforts to curb narratives that have negatively impacted their communities, an American Muslim studies scholar said Thursday. Zahid Bukhari, the executive director of the Islamic Circle of North America’s Council for Social Justice, delivered the WSU Muslim Student …

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Coalition for Civil Freedoms (CCF) Holds Two Panels & an Exhibit in the Bazar of ICNA National Convention

Date: April 9, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

CCF presented two panel sessions at the ICNA-MAS Annual Conference in Baltimore. The panels included CCF family members Mariam Abu Ali (sister of Ahmed Abu Ali), and Ashley Young (sister of Nicholas Young). In addition, one of panels featured Miko Peled (author of The General’s Son and Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five, and the other included Hassan Shibly, …

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Islamophobia Rampant in Europe, Report Shows

Date: April 9, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Travel Impact Newswire Ankara, (04 April 2018), Foundation for Political and Economic Research) — This is the third issue of the annual European Islamophobia Report (EIR) consisting of an overall evaluation of Islamophobia in Europe in the year 2017, as well as 33 country reports which include almost all EU member states and additional countries such as Russia and …

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CSJ Participates in 2018 Close Guantanamo Rally at White House

Date: January 16, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News, Video All, Videos,

On January 11, 2018, ICNA CSJ participated in a rally in partnership with other organizations in front of the White House to demand a closure to Guantanamo Bay. January 11, 2018 marks the 16th anniversary since the center was opened. In the clip, Imam Khalid Griggs gives a short reminder of why we must continue to fight to close it down.

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MUSLIM BAN 3.0: Trump Administration Continues It’s Bigotry Against Muslims

Date: September 25, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: CNN The Trump administration has proposed another Muslim ban. It unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. It is scheduled to go into effect next month on October 18, 2017. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet,” …

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Boston to fight Islamophobia with viral ‘how to’ transport cartoon

Date: July 22, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: The Guardian By Elle Hunt A viral online illustrated guide on how to respond to Islamophobic harassment has been adopted by US cities in a bid to make commuters more confident to intervene if they witness abuse. Marie-Shirine Yener’s step-by-step guide first appeared on Tumblr in September, in response to what she described as “wave of Islamophobic hatred” in France. …

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The Portland Train Victims Were Heroes

Date: May 31, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, Opinion All,

Source: Washington Post By Editorial Board TALIESIN MYRDDIN NAMKAI MECHE, 23, and Rick Best, 53, were killed when they — along with a third man , who was injured — intervened as two young women were being terrorized with anti-Muslim insults by a rider on a commuter train in Portland, Ore. They probably saved the women’s lives. They are heroes. Their …

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Summary of the New Muslim Ban 2.0

Date: March 7, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Prepared by Immigration Lawyer Afia Yunus from Yunus Law On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order rescinding his prior “Muslim Ban” and creating new rules relating to immigration. A summary of the major points is below: Who is banned from entry? Foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Yemen who are outside the US and …

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9 Things They Won’t Let You Do On A Plane If You Are Muslim

Date: August 9, 2016 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: MintPress News By Jeremiah Jones Due to the rampant paranoia and Islamophobia that is unfortunately so common in our world, Muslims have to be extra careful when trying to travel by air. Airlines are catering to people’s absurd fears of other races, religions, skin colors, and even other languages. These airlines are kicking people off planes for being Muslim. …