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Policy Statement

01 20 14
 

ICNA Commemorates MLK as an Exemplar of Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 20, 2014) – Nearly five decades after his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to be an example in the fight for dignity and equal rights in America.
 
Affected by the threat of increasing anti-Muslim rhetoric, the American Muslim community can emulate Dr. King’s methods of peaceful engagement to overcome hate and intolerance.
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10 22 13
 

Federal workers deserve a living wage

 
By Simone Campbell, Naeem Baig, and David Saperstein
 
WASHINGTON (RNS) – “All labor has dignity.” That’s what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said 50 years ago, and it’s still as true today.
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07 16 13
 

Trayvon: No Rights That Are Bound to Be Respected

 
By Imam Khalid Griggs
 
During the first half ofthe 20th century, Dr. W.E.B. Dubois, sage, human rights activist, and social commentator, asked a rhetorical question to African Americans, the perpetual victims of American racial injustice, “How does it feel to be a problem?; to have your very body and the bodies of your children assumed to be criminal, violent, malignant.”
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10 2 12
 

Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons

 
In the last few weeks the world has witnessed the response to an evil, insulting and abhorrent movie that maligned the noble character of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Such insult to a religious icon has brought about overwhelming condemnation, and we believe that the vast majority of Americans disapprove of such attempts to sow seeds of hatred amongst people of different faiths and ethnic backgrounds. We would like to help our fellow citizens understand the complicated yet extremely sensitive nature of the whole situation. This in no way should be seen as condoning any violence in the name of our religion.
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09 27 12
 

Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons

 
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JAMAICA, New York (September 28, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a policy statement today on freedom of expression & sacredness of religious icons. “We would like to help our fellow citizens understand the complicated yet extremely sensitive nature of the whole situation.”
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