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ICNA Denounces Monitoring of American Muslims

Date: July 9, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, Press, Press,

Source: ICNA.ORG (NEW YORK, NY, July 9, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the unconstitutional surveillance of Muslim Americans by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. A new report co-written by Glenn Greenwald, based on documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden identifies five prominent American Muslim leaders …

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ICNA Speaks Out Against Fasting Ban in China

Date: July 4, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, Press, Press,

(NEW YORK, NY, July 4, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America today asked the US State Department to condemn the ban on fasting during the month of Ramadan in Xinjiang, the northwest province of China. “This is completely unacceptable,” said Naeem Baig, president of ICNA. “Fasting is a deeply personal observance that is integral to our faith.” In …

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ICNA CSJ Participates in Close Guantanamo Rally at the White House

Date: May 29, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, Past Events, Past Events All, Press, Press,

ICNA CSJ participated in the Close Guantanamo Rally in front of the White House on May 23, 2014.  It was a very good turn out and people from various parts of the country were present.  As Witness Against Torture pointed out: “On May 23rd of last year, President Obama again promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo. His pledge came …