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10 23 14
 

World Renowned Scholar Dies During State Persecution

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 23, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America is saddened by the loss of Professor Ghulam Azam of Bangladesh, one of the foremost Muslim activists in the world, who died on Thursday while serving a politically motivated conviction for war crimes.
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10 17 14
 

Joint-letter calls for reform of government watchlisting

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 17, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America today joins other civil rights and community organizations in calling for the reform of the recently disclosed government watchlist program. This program “stigmatizes individuals and communities, erodes our privacy, and undermines cherished constitutional rights”. Read the full letter here:
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10 16 14
 

ICNA Observes Int’l Day for the Eradication of Poverty

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 17, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America joins the United Nations in observing October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to promote awareness of the dire need to eradicate poverty and destitution at a global scale.
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10 16 14
 

Prof. Ali Mazrui passes away

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 14, 2014) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations offers its sincere condolences on the death of Professor Ali Mazrui, a renowned and most respected scholar.
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09 4 14
 

ICNA Condemns killings by ISIS

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 4, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the horrific execution of journalist Steven Sotloff and hundreds of others by the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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08 31 14
 

Honoring Workers this Labor Day

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, August 31, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America celebrates American workers on Labor Day, whose efforts and achievements continue to form the backbone of the country’s social and economic strength and prosperity,
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08 30 14
 

ICNA Observes UN Day for Enforced Disappearances

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, August 30, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America joins the United Nations in observing the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances to raise awareness of this terrible practice used as a strategy to spread terror in society.
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08 21 14
 

US Muslim Orgs Condemn Murder, Denounce ISIS

(WASHINGTON DC 08/20/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of several leading national and local Muslim organizations, condemns the murder of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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08 21 14
 

ICNA Denounces Murder of U.S. Journalist by ISIS

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, August 21, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America unequivocally condemns the brutal beheading on Tuesday of American journalist, James Foley, by the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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08 19 14
 

ICNA Calls for Investigation of Brown’s Killing

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, August 19, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America calls for State and Federal investigation of the slaying of Micheal Brown in Missouri. Among a list of demands, ICNA also calls for cessation of all violence and the arming of the police by the military.
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07 30 14
 

ICNA joins national march on the White House

 
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(WASHINGTON D.C., July 30, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America today announced that it is joining a march on the White House to protest against the ongoing massacre in Gaza.
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07 23 14
 

Dial for Justice: Demand Freedom for Gaza

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, July 23, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America along with other major national American Muslim organizations today called for a two-day campaign “Dial For Justice: Demand Freedom for Gaza”.
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07 13 14
 

ICNA to Obama: Demand End to Israeli Aggression

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, July 13, 2014) – In the past six days Israel has killed 165 people, many women and children in over 1200 attacks on Gaza in Operation Protective Edge. Today, Israel has intensified the assault campaign by launching a ground incursion on the besieged strip.
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07 9 14
 

ICNA Denounces Monitoring of American Muslims

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, July 9, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the unconstitutional surveillance of Muslim Americans by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
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07 4 14
 

ICNA Speaks Out Against Fasting Ban in China

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, July 4, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America today asked the US State Department to condemn the ban on fasting during the month of Ramadan in Xinjiang, the northwest province of China.
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06 17 14
 

Muslims Arrive in São Paulo to Share and Serve

 
Brazilian Muslims Invited North American Group
 
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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL (June 16, 2014) – On the eve of the World Cup and in the midst of local protest against the FIFA tournament, Muslim members from the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) have begun arriving in Brazil at the invitation of local Muslim organizations.
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06 3 14
 

Sen. Avella Advocates for Religious Corporations Bill

 
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JAMAICA, New York (June 3, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America today welcomed Senator Avella’s Religious Corporations Bill to be introduced in the New York State Assembly. Here is the complete Press Release from the Senator’s office:

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05 14 14
 

2014 Convention App Released

 
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JAMAICA, New York (May 15, 2014) – ICNA IT Department announces the release of the ICNA-MAS Convention mobile application. 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 8 14
 

Muslim coalition condemns Boko Haram & kidnapping

 
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(WASHINGTON DC 05/07/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations, a coalition of several leading national and local Muslim organizations, strongly denounces Boko Haram and its kidnapping of at least 200 girls in Nigeria. We call for the girls’ immediate release and safe return to their families.
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05 6 14
 

ICNA Condems Boko Haram Kidnapping

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America condemns the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria by the terror militant group Boko Haram, whose leader, Abubakar Shekau, had threatened to sell them into slavery.
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