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04 16 14
 

ICNA NY Welcomes Abandoning of Covert Spying

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, 4/16/14) – The Islamic Circle of North America welcomes the decision of the New York Police Department to disband a secretive unit that engaged in mass surveillance of Muslim communities.
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04 14 14
 

ICNA Denounces Attack on Jewish Community

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, 4/13/14) – The Islamic Circle of North America is deeply saddened by the tragic shootings, which occurred today in Overland Park, Kansas at the Jewish Community Center.
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03 26 14
 

ICNA Condemns Mass Military Trials in Egypt

 
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NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the impending mass military trials of 919 individuals announced by Egypt’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday, and the police crackdown on protestors in which a teenage student was killed.
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03 12 14
 

New Council for US Muslim Organizations Announced

 
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14) — Ten* major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), an umbrella group that will serve as a representative voice for Muslims as that faith community seeks to enhance its positive impact on society.
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03 10 14
 

U.S. Muslim Groups to Launch New Council

 
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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/10/14) – On Wednesday, March 12, eight* major national American Muslim organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), an umbrella group that will serve as a representative voice for Muslims as that faith community seeks to enhance its positive impact on society.
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02 19 14
 

ICNA Observes World Day of Social Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America observes the United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice to promote human well-being and dignity.
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02 13 14
 

ICNA Denounces Ethnic Cleansing in the C.A.R.

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 13, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America severely condemns the ethnic cleansing of Muslims by the anti-balaka (anti-machete) fighters in the Central African Republic.
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02 12 14
 

ICNA Lauds Obama’s Exec Order on Minimum Wage

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – After promising to do so in his State of the Union address earlier this month, President Barack Obama has signed an executive order today to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted employees to $10.10 per hour.
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01 31 14
 

ICNA Observes World Interfaith Harmony Week

 
New York, NY
February 1, 2014
 
As part of its commitment to foster a global culture of peace, the Islamic Circle of North America joins in celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week during the first week of February.
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01 29 14
 

ICNA Commends Call for Minimum Wage Increase

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) thanks President Obama for his promise to issue an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted employees to $10.10 in his State of the Union address last night.
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01 22 14
 

Muslims urge Department of Labor on Clear Paystubs

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 21, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) along with other major American Muslim organizations urged the U.S. Department of Labor to reassign the issue of Clear Paystubs onto its 2014 regulatory agenda. Below is the letter sent to the Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor.
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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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01 13 14
 

Convention 2014- Islam: Faith. Submission. Service.

The theme for ICNA-MAS Convention 2014 in Baltimore, MD and Los Angeles, CA.
 
By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan
 
For more than a decade, Islam has been the focus of much religious and political discourse in America. After the grievous events of September 11, many Americans began to openly express fear and distrust towards Islam and Muslims.
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12 12 13
 

Bangladesh leader’s execution is a political murder

 
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NEW YORK, NY (December 12, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) strongly condemns the execution today of Abdul Quader Mollah, the Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh’s Jamat-e-Islami party by Shaikh Hasina’s government.
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12 5 13
 

ICNA: Mandela’s Death Is a Loss For World Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (December 5, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) called the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela a great loss for the global movement for freedom and social justice.
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11 7 13
 

ICNA expresses concern over Bangladesh tribunals

 
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NEW YORK, NY (November 7, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) calls on the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh to adhere to international legal standards. A number of death penalty sentences have raised severe concerns about ICT’s violation of the law.
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11 4 13
 

ICNA Encourages Muslim Vote This Tuesday

 
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NEW YORK, NY (November 4, 2013) – With Election Day only a day away, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) encourages all American Muslims who are registered voters to get out and vote this Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
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10 14 13
 

Wish you a blessed Eid Al-Adha – ICNA

 
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ICNA wishes you a blessed Eid Al-Adha! We encourage our members and the general Muslim community to celebrate Eid with your local masajid, communities and Islamic centers.
 
As nearly 3 million Muslims descend upon Makkah in these blessed days, we are reminded of the universal spirit of brotherhood that is embodied by the pilgrimage. We hope that American Muslims will observe this day with full piety and dignity—making dawah to our neighbors, co-workers and friends as we embrace this joyous season.
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09 23 13
 

ICNA strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kenya mall

 
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NEW YORK, NY (September 23, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America, ICNA, strongly condemns the ongoing terrorist attack on civilians in Nairobi, Kenya. The attack has left over 60 dead and many more injured. According to media reports the attackers are still holding some hostages and a fierce battle has ensued between the terrorists and the Kenyan army.
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09 22 13
 

ICNA Condemns Suicide Attack on Church in Peshawar

 
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NEW YORK, NY (September 22, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) strongly condemns today’s brutal attack that killed 79 individuals, and wounded more than 120 at the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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