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12 21 11

NY Conference on Religious Freedom & Shariah


By Mariam Abu Ali, ICNA Council for Social Justice


Men and women, young and old began trickling into the York College Performing Arts Center in Jamaica, New York. The diverse crowd was there to attend a conference on Defending Religious Freedom: Understanding Shariah held on Saturday, December 4, 2011. Once the program kicked off, there were nearly a thousand people in attendance.


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12 20 11

Scholars’ Campaign to Protect Religious Freedom


By Mohsin Zaheer | Sada-E-Pakistan
Translated by Jehangir Khattak


A leading Muslim organization has launched a new campaign to protect religious freedom in the US. The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) wants to blunt Islmophobia by promoting greater understanding of Islam and Muslims.

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07 26 11

ICNA Announces MFD at More Cities Than Before

JAMAICA, New York (July 27, 2011) – The Islamic Circle of North America issued a press release today announcing the official launch of Muslim Family Day 2011, to be held at theme parks in 10 cities nationwide.
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06 29 11

Faith Matters: Islam Billboards – ICNA Sacramento President on FOX


Interview by Paul Robins, morning show for FOX40.


Shane Yoder embraced Islam about five years ago and is the current President of ICNA Sacramento Chapter.
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06 25 11

ICNA Mobilizes for the National Sharia Campaign


With the concept of Shariah cropping up in forums across the country, and states moving to ban courts altogether from the consideration or use of Shariah, the Islamic Circle of North America is taking action. The organization’s “Understanding Shariah” campaign is geared to tackle what can easily be labeled one of the most controversial and misunderstood issues in the nation today.


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05 29 11

Thank You from the ICNA-MAS Convention Team

Alhamdulillah the 36th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention was a huge success! With record attendance, amazing sessions and an incredible bazaar, the weekend has provided us with unforgettable memories.
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05 26 11

36th ICNA-MAS Convention, May 28-30 at Hartford, CT


NEW YORK, NY (May 18, 2011) – Take a sneak peek at the program for the ICNA – MAS convention this Memorial Day weekend May 28-30, 2011, at Hartford, CT. Experience the Youth Conference, Qiraah Competition, Matrimonial Services, Bazaar, Entertainment, Children’s program, and much more with almost 15,000 others including world renowned scholars.

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05 20 11

YM Sisters Invitation to the Youth Conference, 2011


by Young Muslims Sisters


NEW YORK, NY (May 20, 2011) – Walking into the Connecticut Convention Center you are greeted by the sight of thousands of people. Some are looking at their programs trying to figure out what is next on the agenda; some are taking their kids to babysitting. But what strikes you most is a group of young Muslims walking together towards the main hall. You follow them and it seems like you have entered a completely new world.


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05 18 11

Muslim Convention to be Held in Hartford


by Tracy Simmons,


HARTFORD, CT (May 18, 2011) – The annual ICNA Convention (Islamic Circle of North America) will be held in Hartford over Memorial Day Weekend, where hundreds of Muslims from across the U.S. will convene to hear scholars discuss what the Quran teaches about guidance toward a just and balanced way.


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04 8 11

ICNA S. California Thanks Community for Support

LOS ANGELES, California (April 3, 2011) – Nearly 700 people attended the seventh annual fundraiser by WhyIslam, an Islamic Circle of North America project, on Saturday, April 2, 2011. The night centered on Islamophobia and importance of rising up to the challenge.
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03 11 11


JAMAICA, New York (March 11, 2011) – The Islamic Circle of North America called on all people of conscience to demand action from the GOP against hateful remarks made by public officials at an anti-Muslim rally in Orange County, CA.
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03 3 11

Hateful Protests Undermine American Values

By Waqas Syed
Irvine, California (March 3, 2011) – Hateful protests recently held against the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief fundraising dinner shed light on growing Islamophobia in our country and the participation of elected officials in this frightening trend. Read more

02 9 11

Tariq Ramadan’s Talk at ICNA CSJ Banquet, Dec 2010


ICNA TV today released the video of the full speech by Prof. Tariq Ramadan at the First Annual Banquet and Fundraiser for ICNA Council for Social Justice held on 12/24/2010 at Washington DC.


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01 6 11

10 Most Popular Posts in 2010 on


Based on traffic to our website, ICNA IT compiled a list of the 10 most popular posts on This list illustrates the interest of our visitors and presents quite a few surprises along the way. Take a look and tell us what you think in the comments section below. The posts are listed in order of increasing popularity.


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01 6 11

Social Justice, a Means to Attain Inner Peace -Ramadan


By Muslim Link Staff
Friday, December 31, 2011, – The Islamic Circle of North America’s Council for Social Justice held its first annual banquet on December 24, 2010, raising over $50,000 in support of its projects like feeding the nation’s poor and advocating for humanitarian immigration reform.


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01 6 11

Reflections from the 16th Southern Islamic Convention

By Aziz Huq, with contributions from Saghir Nizami
“I am fully loaded and ready to go home and implement what I have learned in this wonderful convention,” commented Imam Siraj Wahhaj, nationally known scholar and speaker, towards the end of ICNA’s 16th Annual Southern Islamic Convention in Atlanta, GA this year.
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12 1 10

ICNA Info Booth at the Miami International Book Fair


MIAMI, Florida (Nov 30, 2010) – The Islamic Circle of North America South Florida chapter hosted a dawah booth at the Miami Book Fair from November 19-21, 2010.


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11 26 10

ICNA Council for Social Justice: 1st Annual Banquet


WASHINGTON D.C. (Nov 26, 2010) – The ICNA Council for Social Justice is pleased to announce its First Annual Banquet and Fundraiser to be held on Friday, December 24, 2010 at 5:00 pm at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N Fort Myer Drive in Arlington, VA.


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11 15 10

ICNA Wishes You a Blessed Eid Al-Adha!


ICNA would like to see more harmony and unity among the Muslim community at the local level; instead of making a moon sighting decision to mark the beginning of Dhul Hijjah, we encourage our members and the general Muslim community to celebrate the Eid holidays with their local masajid, communities and Islamic centers.


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11 14 10

ICNA Hosts Luncheon for Bay Area Leadership


Santa Clara, California (November 7, 2010) – At the end of the two-day meeting of the ICNA National Shura (Consultative Council), a luncheon was hosted by ICNA for the community leadership of the Bay Area. Dr. Zahid Bukhari, President of ICNA addressed the gathering attended by over 70 people representing various organizations in the Bay Area.


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