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07 18 15
 

Leaders Respond to Chattanooga, TN Shooting

National and Tennessee Community and Religious Leaders Respond to Shooting in Chattanooga, TN
 
Released: July 17th, 2015
 
A month ago today, a young gunman murdered nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first day of Ramadan. This morning a young man murdered four marines, and wounded three others.
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07 17 15
 

ICNA Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee

 
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NEW YORK, NY (July 16, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North American condemns Thursday’s deadly attack by a gunman on a military recruitment center and a reserve facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four marines dead.
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06 30 15
 

Same-Sex Marriage: A Quranic Perspective

In Islam, marriage is the union between man and woman. It is the first human institution established by God, who created Adam and immediately made from him, his spouse, Eve. From this union children were born, and nations, tribes and civilizations emerged.
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06 18 15
 

ICNA Condemns Racially Motivated Terror Attack

 
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NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2015) – 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.
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06 4 15
 

ICNA Offers Condolences on Shaikh Hanooti’s Death

 
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(New York, NY, June 4, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America today expresses its deep sadness over the passing away of Shaikh Muhammad al-Hanooti in Falls Church, Va last night. “Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return” Quran (2:156).
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06 4 15
 

ILF Announces Free Live Ramadan Webinars

 
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CHICAGO, IL (June 4, 2015) – Islamic Circle of North America’s educational institution, the Islamic Learning Foundation (ILF), is excited to announce free live webinars every week during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
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05 14 15
 

ICNA-MAS Convention App 2015 is Ready for Download

 
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JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2015) – The ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application for 2015 was released today. This free app, available for Android and iPhone users, offers several features like creating personal program schedule, bio of all speakers, bazaar map, instant program updates and a convenient way to follow convention Tweets.
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05 4 15
 

ICNA condemns attack at anti-Islam event in Texas

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(New York, NY, 5/4/2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America today condemns the violent attack on Sunday at an anti-Islam event in Texas.
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05 3 15
 

ICNA Launches Historic National Billboard Campaign

Historic Nationwide Campaign of 50 Billboards with about 8.2 Million Weekly Impressions, is Launched by Islamic Circle of North America to Raise Awareness About the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
 
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(New York, NY, 5/4/2015) – As part of an ongoing campaign on #WhoisMuhammad, ICNA has launched 50 billboards in major cities across the nation.
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05 2 15
 

Muslim Coalition – Justice, Accountability, Transparency

U.S. Muslim coalition calls for justice, accountability, transparency in Baltimore
 
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(Washington, D.C., 5/1/2015) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, today welcomed the announcement that Maryland State prosecutors have filed homicide and misconduct charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. In the statement, the USCMO said:
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04 28 15
 

Nepal Earthquake – Helping Hand’s Response

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 28, 2015) – Joining the global relief response to the disastrous 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake, Helping Hand for Relief and Development’s Emergency Response Program has immediately set to work.
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04 19 15
 

USCMO Statement on 1915 Turkish-Armenian Events

 
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(Washington, DC, April 19, 2015) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) the largest umbrella group of mainstream Muslim American organizations is aware of the painful history of over 30 nations fighting for over 4 years and the loss of over 37 million lives in World War I, including those of the Armenians.
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04 12 15
 

Over 20,000 Expected at Conv. Against Islamophobia

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Islamic Circle of North America Expects Over 20,000 to Attend its Annual Convention on Memorial Day Weekend in Baltimore, MD, as Part of a Nationwide Campaign to Combat Islamophobia
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04 2 15
 

​ICNA Condemns Violent Attack on Kenyan University

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 2, 2015) – ​The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the Thursday attack on Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya, in which 147 individuals were murdered and dozens wounded.
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03 26 15
 

Statement by the National Muslim-Christian Initiative

March 24-25, 2015
Press Release / Summary
 
A meeting of the National Muslim-Christian Initiative, a major dialogue between Muslim and Christian leaders, took place in late March, gathering together nearly 40 Christian and Muslim senior representatives from around the country to engage issues of concern to both communities, including deliberate discussion of Islamphobia in the US and religious extremist ideology abroad. The meeting included a public evening program with more than 100 people present, on the intersection of religious freedom and respect for what others hold sacred.
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03 25 15
 

US Muslims Call on Bush to Drop Anti-Muslim Advisor

 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/23/15) – An umbrella organization that represents leading American Muslim civil liberties, human rights, faith, and cultural organizations sent a letter today to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and his Right to Rise PAC requesting that Jordan Sekulow be removed from his position as senior advisor to the PAC because of his long history of supporting anti-Muslim legislation and Islamophobic causes.
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03 22 15
 

ICNA Observes Earth Hour 2015

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, March 22, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America invites you to join in the observation of Earth Hour 2015, this year focusing on the use of #YourPower to #ChangeClimateChange because every action counts.
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03 15 15
 

ICNA Condemns Attacks on Pakistani Churches

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, March 15, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America issued a press release yesterday expressing sorrow over the suicide bomb attacks on two Christian churches in Lahore, Pakistan which killed 15 people and left over 70 injured.
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03 5 15
 

ICNA Welcomes Eid Holidays for New York City Schools

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, March 4, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America’s New York Chapter (ICNA NY) today welcomed the designation of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as official school holidays in New York City. In a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, ICNA NY expressed its deepest appreciation to the Mayor and the Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña.
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02 11 15
 

ICNA offers condolences in NC killings, calls for full investigation

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 11, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) extends its deepest condolences to the families of three Muslim students who were shot and killed execution style in North Carolina yesterday.
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