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ICNA CSJ And Other Muslim Groups Call For Sanctions On Home Minister Of India

Date: January 6, 2020 | Categories: Press, Press, Press, Press, Press, Press, Video All,

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/6/20) – A coalition of Indian-American and American civil society, civil and human rights organizations today held a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., calling for U.S. sanctions on Home Minister of India in response to that country adopting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) – a law that discriminates against India’s religious minorities …


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President Trump Must Condemn White Supremacists

Date: August 14, 2017 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

NEW YORK, NY (August 13, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America requests President Trump join with other national, state, and local leaders in condemning the Charlottesville terrorist attacks by white supremacists. A crowd of anti-racist protestors were mowed down killing one woman and injuring 19 others. Republicans such as House Speakers Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush …


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ICNA Resolves to Continue Martin Luther King Struggle for Justice

Date: January 16, 2016 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

Source: ICNA.ORG Today as we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day we note that with increasing hateful rhetoric among certain political aspirants, racism continues to be entrenched in American society despite the work of Dr. King and others like him. In such an environment ICNA calls on all Americans to strive to erase the …


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ICNA Condemns Racially Motivated Terror Attack

Date: June 18, 2015 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

Source: ICNA.ORG The Islamic Circle of North America outright condemns the racially motivated terror attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., in which suspected gunmen, Dylan Roof, killed six women and three men during a Bible Study. Race-inspired terrorist attacks against sacred spaces of African Americans, particularly churches, has unfortunately been a continuous part of African American …


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ICNA Colorado Celebrates Black History Month

Date: January 30, 2015 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

Source: ICNA.ORG The Islamic Circle of North America, Colorado, in conjunction with the Muslim Student Associations in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins and local mosques, is proud to present a variety of events to celebrate Black History Month. Imam Khalid Griggs, the Imam of the Community Mosque of Winston-Salem in North Carolina and Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice, …


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ICNA Calls for Investigation of Brown’s Killing

Date: August 19, 2014 | Categories: Press, Press, Structural Racism,

Source: ICNA.ORG The Islamic Circle of North America calls for State and Federal investigation of the slaying of Micheal Brown in Missouri. Among a list of demands, ICNA also calls for cessation of all violence and the arming of the police by the military. The senseless, tragic fatal shooting of 18-year old African American Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police …