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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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04 29 14
 

Day of Remembrance for Chemical War Victims

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 29, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America pays tribute to the victims of chemical warfare on the International Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.
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04 21 14
 

ICNA Observes Earth Day 2014

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, April 22, 2014) – To honor the earth and demonstrate its commitment to protecting the environment, the Islamic Circle of North America joins in the global observation of Earth Day.
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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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