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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 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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02 2 15
 

ICNA Announces its 2015 Convention Theme

After weeks of discussions ICNA’s Convention Program Committee settled on the theme for its 2015 national convention in Baltimore in May of this year – Islam: The Connection between Purpose, Compassion and Service.
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01 29 15
 

ICNA Colorado Celebrates Black History Month

 
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(DENVER, CO, Jan. 30, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America, Colorado, in conjunction with the Muslim Student Associations in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins and local mosques, is proud to present a variety of events to celebrate Black History Month.
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01 7 15
 

ICNA condemns Heinous Massacre in Paris

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 7, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North America strongly condemns the deadly attack in Paris committed in the name of Islam and in the name of defending Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. The attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, which killed 12 people, is not only a cowardly and ghastly act, it also goes against everything taught by the person in whose name the heinous crime was done.
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01 3 15
 

ICNA Offers Condolences at Passing Away of Dr. Hathout

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, January 3, 2015) – Yesterday evening the American Muslim community lost Dr. Maher Hathout, a visionary leader and thinker.
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12 31 14
 

Naeem Baig Reelected as President of ICNA

 
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JAMAICA, New York (December 31, 2014) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) National Election Committee announced that Mr. Naeem Baig has been reelected as president of ICNA for the 2015-2016 term.
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12 16 14
 

ICNA Condemns Barbaric Attack on Peshawar School

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 16, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America severely condemns the senseless and brutal attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan which killed 141 individuals, 132 of them children, and injured 124 others.
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12 11 14
 

ICNA Atlanta Launches New Billboard Campaign

 
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(ATLANTA, GA, Dec. 12, 2014) – The Atlanta chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America has launched a billboard campaign to encourage dialogue and mutual understanding.
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12 5 14
 

Muslims to hold a united Capitol Hill Advocacy Day

 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/5/2014) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, today announced plans to host the first-of-its-kind National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2015.
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11 24 14
 

ICNA Observes Int’l Day to End Violence Against Women

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 25, 2014) – Violence and discrimination against woman is a global pandemic, leaving no area or region untouched. More than 1/3 of women and girls around the world experience some form of physical and or sexual violence in their lifetime.
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