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03 4 13
 

ICNA Condemns Violation of Human Rights in Bangladesh

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
JAMAICA, New York (March 2, 2013) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a press release today on the escalating violence in Bangladesh.
 
The current regime has introduced one-party rule in Bangladesh by silencing opposing views, and the country has quickly descended into anarchy. Extra-judicial killings, abduction, and murders of journalists and opposition figures are rampant.
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02 9 13
 

Northeast Blizzard Warning: Prayers and Preparedness

 
JAMAICA, New York (February 9, 2013) – Five states have declared a state of emergency as forecasters say a massive blizzard is poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow on the Northeast.
 
New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island — had declared states of emergency, and Massachusetts had banned vehicles from every road in the state.
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02 7 13
 

38th ICNA-MAS Convention: May 25-27, Hartford, CT

 
JAMAICA, New York (February 7, 2013) – The 38th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention will be held in Hartford, CT on Memorial Day weekend, insha’Allah. This year’s theme is Islam: The Pursuit of Happiness.
 
Experience the Youth Conference, Qiraah Competition, Matrimonial Services, Bazaar, Entertainment, Interfaith Events, Children’s program, and much more with almost 15,000 others including world renowned scholars. Register here today.

 
 
01 22 13
 

Naeem Baig Elected as New ICNA President

 
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JAMAICA, New York (January 22, 2013) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) National Election Committee announced that Mr. Naeem Baig has been elected as president of ICNA for the 2013-2014 term.

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12 28 12
 

Whyislam Billboard Campaign Educating People

 
(DALLAS, November 26) – ICNA Dallas launched a new outreach billboard campaign on November 26 in four different prime locations of Dallas. These ads are expected to be viewed by approximately a million commuters utilizing these highways every day.
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12 18 12
 

ICNA launches Islam awareness campaign in FL

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
JAMAICA, New York (December 18, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is pleased to announce the launch of an awareness campaign about Islam in Orlando, FL. The campaign is called “Why Islam,” and is designed to create awareness and spread an accurate message of Islam.
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12 17 12
 

Newtown Massacre: ICNA grieves with fellow Americans

 
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JAMAICA, New York (December 17, 2012) – Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joins with our fellow Americans in grieving for those who died in the senseless tragedy and praying for them and their families. We ask God to grant special status to those who passed away and grant their families endurance in these very difficult moments.
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12 7 12
 

ICNA Concerned Over Hate Incident at its Center

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
HOUSTON, Texas (December 7, 2012) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Houston Chapter expressed grave concerns over the incident at Islamic Outreach Center (IOC) in Cypress, TX.
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11 19 12
 

ICNA thanks Obama for raising Rohingya issue

 
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JAMAICA, New York (November 19, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) thanked President Obama for raising the issue of human rights violations against the Rohingya population on his trip to Burma today.
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11 16 12
 

Demand to restore Gaza ceasefire broken by Israel

 

U.S. Muslims, Arab-Americans Urge President to Demand Restoration of Gaza Ceasefire Broken by Israel

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2012) – A coalition* of American Muslim and Arab-American civil rights, community and advocacy organizations today called on President Obama to demand that Israel restore the ceasefire that it broke with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
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11 14 12
 

Obama should address Rohingiya issue in Burma

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
JAMAICA, New York (October 13, 2012) – ICNA today urges President Obama to demand justice for Rohingya Muslims during his upcoming visit to Burma.
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11 5 12
 

Muslim Response to Hurricane Sandy Survivors

 
ICNA Relief USA Launches Million Dollar “Muslim Response to Hurricane Sandy Survivors (MRTS)” Campaign
 
More than 8 million people have been affected by Hurricane Sandy and approximately 300,000 of them are Muslims. Approximately, 150,000 Muslims, who live in the areas affected, have moderate to severe damage. There are 26 Masjids and 5 Muslim schools that have been identified with mild to severe damage.
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10 29 12
 

North East Storms: ICNA Relief Unveils a Broad Plan

 
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JAMAICA, New York (October 29, 2012) – ICNA Relief Head Office unveils a broad plan for the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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10 24 12
 

AMT announces National Voter Reminder Day, Nov. 2

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
Washington, DC. (October 24, 2012) – The American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT), joined Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) today at a Press Conference held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Chairman of AMT, Naeem Baig presented the following statement on behalf of AMT:
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10 24 12
 

ICNA wishes you a blessed Eid Al-Adha

 
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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10 15 12
 

Educational Campaigns on the Prophet’s (PBUH) Life

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2012) – CAIR National yesterday held a press conference on the issue of subway ads created by an Islamophobic group. Vice President of ICNA Naeem Baig joined Executive Director of CAIR Nihad Awad and CAIR’s National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper in addressing the media and presenting the American Muslim point of view.
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09 27 12
 

Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
JAMAICA, New York (September 28, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a policy statement today on freedom of expression & sacredness of religious icons. “We would like to help our fellow citizens understand the complicated yet extremely sensitive nature of the whole situation.”
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09 12 12
 

ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya

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JAMAICA, New York (September 12, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a press release today condemning the attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt and Libya, which came after the preview for an anti-Islamic film by an American filmmaker surfaced online.
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09 12 12
 

ICNA Announces Annual MFD at 6-Flags, Arlington TX

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
DALLAS, Texas (September 12, 2012) – You requested and we responded: The Dallas chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) announces its 6th Annual Muslim Family Day at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington on Sunday, October 28, 2012 to coincide with the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha.
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08 12 12
 

ICNA Relief Launches “Back to School Giveaway” 2012

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
JAMAICA, New York (August 13, 2012) – ICNA Relief USA, the domestic-relief division of the Islamic Circle North America (ICNA) is excited to announce its 2nd annual Back to School Giveaway program.
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