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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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09 20 13
 

ICNA Welcomes CAIR Report on Islamophobia

 
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NEW YORK, NY (September 20, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) today welcomed the release of a comprehensive report on Islamophobia by the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). The report highlights a well-funded and well-networked Islamophobe industry that has spent over $119 million in two years promoting prejudice and hate.
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08 29 13
 

Halt unconstitutional NYPD spying of Muslims

 
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NEW YORK, NY (August 28, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns in the strongest possible terms the New York Police Department’s designation of mosques and Islamic Centers as terrorist enterprises to justify illegally putting law-abiding Muslims in a hyper-zealous, unconstitutional police dragnet.
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08 27 13
 

ICNA Celebrates MLK Speech 50th Anniversary

 
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, ICNA is publishing the following article by Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice:
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08 22 13
 

A Day of Du’a (prayer) for Syria and Egypt

 

ICNA calls upon all persons of conscience to help stop the bloodshed in Syria

 
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WASHINGTON DC (August 23, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is calling for a day of du’a (prayer) for Syria and Egypt on Friday, August 23, 2013.
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08 22 13
 

A Day of Du’a (prayer) for Syria and Egypt

 

ICNA calls upon all persons of conscience to help bring about democracy and freedom in Egypt

 
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WASHINGTON DC (August 23, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is calling for a day of du’a (prayer) for Syria and Egypt on Friday, August 23, 2013.

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08 14 13
 

ICNA Condemns Massacre of Pro-democracy Protestors

 
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NEW YORK, NY (August 14, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) strongly condemns today’s massacre in Egypt, of peaceful pro-democracy protestors resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of wounded.
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08 10 13
 

ICNA Partner Agency Rated Among Top 10 US Charities

 
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NEW YORK, NY (August 10, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) today congratulated the relief agency Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) USA on being recognized as one of the top American charities.
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08 7 13
 

Eid Mubarak! Message from ICNA President

 
Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah,
 
Dear brothers and sisters,
 
The blessed month of Ramadan is coming to an end. Let us pray that Allah (swt) accepts our deeds in this month, and wish you all an Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak on behalf of the Islamic Circle of North America!
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07 28 13
 

ICNA Condemns Massacre of Protestors in Egypt

 
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NEW YORK, NY (July 28, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns yesterday’s massacre of scores of peaceful protestors and demands an immediate cessation of U.S. military aid to Egypt. The Egyptian military must safeguard the lives and properties of all Egyptians and must not become a hurdle for Egyptian democracy.
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