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Archive for December, 2015

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Muslim Americans, Building Bridges in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia, December 14th, 2015 – “Working on building bridges is the need of hour for all Americans” said Abdulrauf Khan, Chair of the largest convention of American Muslims in the Southeast. Organized annually by the Islamic Circle of North America for the last 21 years, the regional convention this year is themed “Muslim Americans, Building Bridges”.
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USCMO Announces National Muslim Leadership Summit

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Washington, D.C., 12/12/205: The Islamic Circle of North America along with other member organizations of USCMO (US Council of Muslim Organizations) called for a National Muslim Leadership Summit. The summit will take place on December 20, 2015 in Washington, DC area.
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An open letter to the Muslim American community

Dec. 12, 2015 – An open letter to the Muslim American community sent to ICNA by the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:
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Fear will not win over faith

​​By Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan
 
All praises are for Allah, The Almighty, and may His peace and blessing be upon His true servant and final Messenger Muhammad, on his Companions and his household.
 
These days Muslims are being tested; from being mocked at, to threats of direct monitoring and expulsion and even vile remarks towards Allah SWT, The Creator and Sustainer of all that exists.
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12 9 15
 

U.S. Muslims mourn fellow Americans, explain faith

By Thomas Curwen and Frank Shyong, LA Times
 
Shortly after the news came out that the assailants in the San Bernardino shooting had ties to the local Muslim community, the national leadership of the Islamic Circle of North America gathered on a conference call.
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12 8 15
 

Religious discrimination: ICNA Relief supports NYDIS

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NEW YORK, NY (December 8, 2015) – ICNA Relief USA, a Muslim faith-based charity supports New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) call to protest discrimination against any religious group. ICNA Relief is an active member of NYDIS and is engaged in various social-service projects throughout the United States.
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Capacity crowd again at ICNA-MAS conv. Houston

The 9th annual ICNA-MAS South-Central Regional Convention welcomed over 3200 attendees from across the nation at the Houston Westchase Marriott Hotel in Houston, TX during Thanksgiving Weekend.
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Muslims in California: Group fears backlash after attack

By Louis Babcock, December 4, 2015
 
Muslims in California are fearing scorn and backlash from the community in and around San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino was the location of a potential terrorist attack perpetrated by Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik. When news broke that the fatal attack that killed 14 and injured over 20 were Muslim, leaders from the Islamic Circle of North America met on a conference call to determine the type and tone of the statement they felt they needed to release. Director of the ICNA, Waqas Syed, commented about how they felt after the tragedy.
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NY Post tries & fails to link ICNA to San Bernardino

by Ben Yakas, Dec 6, 2015
 
While the Daily News have labeled the NRA head a “terrorist” on their front cover and the NY Times have put a “gun epidemic” editorial on Page One, the NY Post have been steadfast in their mission to label all Muslims murderers. Yesterday they continued their shtick, desperately trying to connect the San Bernardino killers with a Queens mosque… because of a sticker.
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ICNA repulsed at attempts to link it to violence

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NEW YORK, NY (December 5, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America is repulsed at attempts by some in the media to link the suspects of the recent attacks in San Bernardino to the organization’s women’s division. Certain media sources reported that a certificate of appreciation from ICNA Sister’s Wing addressed to the mother of one of the suspects was found in the home during a search on Friday.
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Muslim organization slams mass shooting in California

By Sarfraz Ali, December 3, 2015
 
NEW YORK (APP) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a New York-based Muslim body, said it was “appalled” at Wednesday’s mass shooting that killed at least 14 and injured 17 others in San Bernardino, California, after a local Muslim couple was identified as a suspect.
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ICNA appalled by the shootings in San Bernardino

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NEW YORK, NY (December 2, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America is appalled at today’s mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Our condolences and thoughts are with the families of the victims of this senseless shooting and we pray for the speedy recovery for those that are wounded.
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US Muslim groups condemn San Bernardino killings

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(Washington, D.C., 12/2/2015) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, offers its sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims in the San Bernardino shooting and pray for quick recovery of those who were injured.
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Orlando billboard campaign invites questions about Islam

By Bethany Rodgers, Orlando Sentinel
 
Local Muslim-Americans have turned to towering billboards to try to dispel what they see as widespread misconceptions about their faith and culture.
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