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Archive for October, 2015

10 29 15
 

ICNA’s HHRD assesses Europe refugee situation

NEW YORK, NY (October 29, 2015) – An exploratory team of Helping Hand for Relief and Development USA (HHRD), the overseas relief branch of ICNA concluded a visit to Southern Europe last week to assess the ongoing refugee crisis.
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10 24 15
 

Domestic Violence: An Islamic Perspective

By: Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
 
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and ICNA would like to join the rest of the nation in bringing about the awareness of its dangers and sufferings. However, awareness is not enough. I would like to focus on the Islamic perspective on domestic violence and provide solutions to this menacing misconduct in society. Although women can perpetrate domestic violence against men, studies show that domestic abuse is mostly carried out by men against women. Thus, in most of this discussion, I would focus on violence against women.
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10 20 15
 

ICNA convention in Hartford continues successfully

Hartford, CT (October 19, 2015) – Following a nearly decade of annual ICNA national conventions in Hartford, Connecticut, the ICNA North East Region is now organizing a convention at the regional level on October 10-11.
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10 18 15
 

ICNA alarmed at the current wave of violence in Palestine

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NEW YORK, NY (October 19, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America expresses alarm at the current rise of violence and the brutality of Israeli forces in Palestine. We condemn the killing of innocent people on both sides and especially the excessive use of force and killing of Palestinian children by the Israeli military and police.
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10 16 15
 

Interfaith groups: Protect freedom to worship

We, the undersigned, come together in solidarity with Palestinians, especially those who have been prohibited from worshiping in peace and security at the Al Aqsa mosque sanctuary due to the escalation of Israeli settler violence, which is supported by the Israeli police and military.
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10 16 15
 

1st ICNA-MAS Conference in Oklahoma: A Historic Success

The first ICNA-MAS OKC Convention on the Seerah of the Prophet (saw) was organized Oklahoma City, OK with collaboration from the MSA of the University of Central Oklahoma on October 10, 2015. The idea for this conference came after the Charlie Hebdo shootings in response to cartoon drawings of the Prophet Muhammad (saw).
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10 14 15
 

Muharram: The Muslim new year & a reminder of Karbala

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
Today October 14th 2015; the first day of Muharram, marks the beginning of the Muslim New Year. It heralds 1437 A.H. (After Hijra). Muslim calendar year, unlike many others around the globe, begins and ends with sacred months. The year begins with Muharram and ends with Zhil Hijjah and both of these months are among the four sacred months in Islam in addition to Zhil Qa’dah and Rajab.
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10 10 15
 

ICNA Condemns Terror Attacks in Turkey

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NEW YORK, NY (October 10, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the terrorist attacks in Ankara today that killed 86 people and wounded 186.
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10 8 15
 

ICNA condemns hate rallies; Asks Muslims to reach out

 
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NEW YORK, NY (October 7, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the anti-Muslim rallies planned by hate groups and individuals in select cities across the nation planned on October 9-10.
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