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  • pete baker, October 17, 2014,
    ....Sharia Law is more of the insidious tactic of the Islamist Weasels trying to establish a World Wide Caliphate...The people of the USA are very aware of your presents and want You in Hell... ...Mohammed was not a man of God (Allah) by any means,,,but a mass murder, sadist ,slaver and pedophile,,,,this is a small list of his despicable attributes...Do us a favor and keep the Mid-East the hell out of the Wild West...The tactic of Your Islamic State does not make the people of the USA fear but instead it anger us and endangers you...Sharia Law is a corrupt system and is Fascism at best...USA is the land of the Free,,,and we have wipe out Fascism many times and will do it again as necessary...You will not enslave or dominate the people of the USA.....
  • Sherry Khan, October 8, 2014,
    Jazak Allah khair, Dr. Baig, for raising this issue that is a blight on Islam, especially since it is prevalent in Muslim majority countries, and as it relates to current labour conditions among migrant workers. The sad truth is that most of us are still mutakabbir; we see ourselves as better than our less fortunate brothers and sisters. We are indeed very far from the ideals of the Madinan society established by Rasool Allah.
  • Monty, October 6, 2014,
    Muslims are Garbage, Refuse from an another era that is incompatible with modern Humanity, where individual freedom, Trumps that of Religios Dictates!
  • Ross Sudderth, October 4, 2014,
    Salam Alaikum, I am a new Muslim, but have been involved with our homeless in Houson, TX for over a year. Do you have a chapter here in Houston?
  • Ross Sudderth, October 4, 2014,
    Has this person been addressed?
  • sustapha, October 3, 2014,
    However, the senior companions shunned the sacrifice for fear that some may consider it as a sunna. I do not understand delegating one to slaughter on behalf of the one able to offer the sacrifice.
  • ismael, October 3, 2014,
    today is the most important day in the all year
  • Z Shariff, October 2, 2014,
    Jazak Allah alkhair for such a brief and beautiful guidelines. May Allah guide us to the right path, ameen. Zabiullah
  • steve, September 28, 2014,
    I think that any non ignorant, non Muslim American, knows that the majority of Muslims do not support these kinds of attacks but unfair or not I think Muslim Americans need to get out in numbers and show that they disapprove of this behavior publically and together. You state No practicing Muslim would advocate violence in any form but every act of violence whether it be in the US or around the world is claimed to be in the name of Islam. Again, any non ignorant person knows this is not the case, but when you hear it so many times and see so many people die many people start to believe it. I know its not fair that your community should have to go out and protest something you obviously are not supporters of or have any connection to but In my opinion until large numbers of US Muslims get together to protest violence in the name of Islam, this stereotype will continue to grow.
  • Masood, September 25, 2014,
    Jazaka Allah khayr. You have taught me a lot
  • Hafiz Muhammad Mudassir, September 24, 2014,
    Assalam-0-alikum! my name is Hafiz Muhammad Mudassir and i'm from Pakistan we teach online Quran-e-pak through skype on internet with proper talfuz and tajveed. There is a Kalma and Namaz class on friday. and we have already many students from America. skype id: Hafiz.mudassir786 contect#: +923334532328, 19173003119
  • jacinto, September 23, 2014,
    Mexicanos: los 3 jinetes del apocalipsis c.6 cabalgan rrumb a mexico el primero ya llego, preparense para recivir los otros 2, almacenen lo que crean necesario porque lo que ocurrio en la historia de mexico en los anos20s esta por reocurrirpero esta vez mas grave
  • wts real, September 20, 2014,
    When in Rome,do as the Romans do,,,,,,,,Christian country's base there laws on Christian beliefs,, you can't join in a game of football then decide your gonna follow the rules of basketball whilst in the game,,,,,,
  • Hina Fatima, September 15, 2014,
    This is very sad but very true. It is very very common in Pakistan as well. Here in US, a woman who cleans houses lives in the similar house as ours, drives maybe a bigger car than ours and sits right next to us for dinner. We cannot, in any way, de-humanize her.
  • Paul Kalmanek, September 13, 2014,
    Well, here goes. If suicide boomers are such a good thing then why doesn't all the Muslim leaders strap on a "D" pack and blow themselves up. Of course, if it were true that these suicide boomers would go directly to paradise with 64 virgins, there wouldn't be enought "D" in all of Muslanland. But they fool the people with this promise, especially the youth. What hypocrites, they send their children to death. Anyone who allows a child to be hurt should be locked up and the key thrown away. If you believe in the so called Islam fallacies, you believe that all Non-Muslim are to be converted or killed. Muhammad was a pedifile (the worst of the worst human beings). Muhammad belongs to the DEVIL.Kal
  • Paul Kalmanek, September 13, 2014,
    Well, here goes. If suicide boomers are such a good thing then why doesn't all the Muslim leaders strap on a "D" pack and blow themselves up. Of course, if it were true that these suicide boomers would go directly to paradise with 64 virgins, there wouldn't be enought "D" in all of Muslanland. But they fool the people with this promise, especially the youth. What hypocrites, they send their children to death. Anyone who allows a child to be hurt should be locked up and the key thrown away. If you believe in the so called Islam fallacies, you believe that all Non-Muslim are to be converted or killed. Muhammad was a pedifile (the worst of the worst human beings). Muhammad belongs to the DEVIL.Kal
  • Arif Qureshi, Riphah Islamabad, September 11, 2014,
    Masha Allah, Br Baig! All the Islamic movements must put their prime focus on Labours and deprived people of the society. Except a few Sabiqoon Al Awwaloon majority was among this category.
  • Kristopher Schroder, September 11, 2014,
    Sharia Law Also permits Death bye Stoning of Women that are raped,with out a trial, It also Allows what The Call Honor Killing, If a father believes His Daughter has MisBehaved, WE Put One Such Man In Jail for That Crime!!!
  • Joe, September 10, 2014,
    You should also condem ISIS when they kill Muslim minorities not just Westerners.
  • ania, September 10, 2014,
    God created us for personal relationship with Him and His greatest desire is that we would be like Him, that we would live the same powerful, pure and miraculous life that is in Him. And that is only possible by God living in and through us by His Holy Spirit whom He gives to our hearts when we receive Jesus as our Lord and Savior. There is no way we can earn God's free grace — All of life is a gift — including eternal life! Grace is a gift. That means you don't have to work your tail off to be loved by God. Jesus Christ died on the Cross so we could have a living, vital relationship with God the Father, not just a bunch of rules and regulations we're forced to follow. Jesus is the Way to the Father. Jesus is the only Savior of the world who redeemed us so we can know God personally and live in His presence and experience His love. The greatest difference between christianity and islam is that christianity is reality of God and personal relationship with Him, God is holy, He is love and He is our Father. Christianity is based on life, power and words of sinless pure Jesus. Islam is just a set of rules, regulations, ceremonies. It's a lifestyle based on a mere man who never made one miracle which would prove he was sent by God and whose god never proved he exists
  • ania, September 10, 2014,
    God revealed Himself as a Personal God who wants to talk to us, guide us individually and have personal relationship with each of us whom He made His children. That is what God created us for! Allah is only a myth, a word on paper, and there is no reality to him and islam is only set of rules ad rituals. Ask God to manifest and reveal Himself in your life and He will! islam is only a set of rules from an immoral man who wanted to rule people. all you need to do is think who you follow. islam is merely a set of ideas and propositions. but christianity is reality of God and is personal relationship with God based on His love, power and grace. All of it is given to us in Jesus Christ through His cross where He died in our place and He rose from the dead that we would have access to the throne of God who became our Father and made us His children on whom He bestowed all His abundant blessings and forgave us our sins. God is LOVE! "Therefore they took Jesus away.Carrying His own cross, He went out to what is called Skull Place, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha. There they crucified Him and two others with Him, one on either side, with Jesus in the middle. Pilate also had a sign lettered and put on the cross. The inscription was: JESUS THE NAZARENE THE KING OF THE JEWS". - John 19:17-19
  • Proud American, September 6, 2014,
    Please start calling this terrorist group as "QSIS", (Al Qaeda Separatist in Iraq and Syria) as suggested by Mufti Shawqi Allam of Egypt). Please write to every organization that still uses the incorrect term 'ISIS' or 'IS', and write comments in articles by International news organizations correcting the name. They might have captured some physical space, but do not cede them any mental, intellectual, or moral space by letting them use Islam's name.
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  • gerry d welder, August 31, 2014,
    ... It is going to be against Christians all over the world-a new world order with one (anti-Christ) leader who initially comes in peace > ...>
  • gerry d welder, August 31, 2014,
    Americans (and the world) will wake up soon, one way of another (but the sooner the better, because it's getting very late). This first video is 5 years old, the percentages have since increased everywhere, can you recognize the trend happening in the USA? WHAT ISLAM IS NOT http://youtu.be/VEXWjlgJ83E - Hamas kills Muslims for singing at a wedding - Israpundit www.israpundit.org/archives/63598535 - Muslim Children Parade The Heads Of Their Victims, While A Crowd Of Muslim Adults Praise Them By Ted on August 26, 2014 The Islamic State social networking site has a photo showing a child holding a severed head amid a gathering of other children, which was tweeted and went viral with an attached phrase that said “This is how the cubs of the Caliphate are raised up”, boasting of this heinous act.
  • Reason, August 30, 2014,
    "ISIS" has been killing Muslims in Syria and Iraq for years but you only thought to condem them once they killed an American. Shows your value for human life.
  • Roberto Solano, August 29, 2014,
    Why doesn't ICNA suggest or demand that the name "Matamoras" be changed since it is historical a bigotry term of hate for Muslims. It means "kill Muslimas"
  • Rauf Khalid, August 29, 2014,
    Islam is a religion of Peace. One who follows Islam is a Muslim ( or Moslem). This is a thread from Adam to Abraham to Moses to Jesus to Muhammad (Peace be upon all of them). Islam defines a total way of life beginning from home to surroundings. It teaches & a Muslim has to adhere to it: Honesty, truthfulness, fellow feelings, respect, tolerance and respect for other cultures & beliefs. Few bad apples in all cultures do not represent totality and so is in Islam. Frankly, quite a few media figures know little about Islam but ready to give unjust verdicts in any incident to fill in their columns and/or talk shows.
  • Abd Ur-Raheem Al Amreekee, August 19, 2014,
    A passage which conveys the meaning of 'paradise is under the feet of your mother' isn't found in the Quran. That's a hadith found in Musnad Ahmad and others. Also, for the sake of clarity, physically disciplining one's wife for rebelliousness or sin is explicitly enjoined by Allah in the Quran. Beating is not permitted and various interpretations of the verse (and corroborating ahadith which clarify the issue of discipline) minimize the amount of pain which may be inflected, but its physical nature has never been denied.
  • aayesha, August 18, 2014,
    You are not alone. Most of all, Allah and HIS grace is always with you . when u are in bed about to sleep,try to remember Him and talk to HIM as your friend closest to u . ESTABLISH a connection with Him in true trust on Him alone. Ask for His help and guidance. He will ease your way and make your life happy inshallallh. YOU can also connect to aayesha77@ gmail.com for any islamic queries.
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  • sumaya, August 13, 2014,
    I am homeless and I was trying to get help
  • E, July 28, 2014,
    This is confusing... do it this way, do it that way... it's starting to sound like the Christian churches. :-( Alhumdillilah I am a Jesus Follower in Islam.
  • Abidur Rahman, July 28, 2014,
    Eid Mubarak!
  • 3ly, July 26, 2014,
    he advocated jihad learn about it it still exists and we need more of it now more than ever
  • Daniel Barbour, July 25, 2014,
    Galatians 1:6-8. You Muslims obviously love lies, thievery, and murder which is one way to prove Satan shit the Quran from his shitting hole. You also prove yourselves to be Satan's flies because you are very eager for the Quran. It is also called the Smell of Ismael. This is true Islam.
  • M M Ali, July 24, 2014,
    As long as the holy cows of Israel gives milk to satisfy the thirst of the devil, bombs and war will flow to kill the muslims until the day Allah make the holly cows to hamburgers. Only solution is to create more and more voters (muslims and Latinos). No amount of appeal will change their heart.
  • Ashfaq Hussain, July 24, 2014,
    Can anyone Christian or Christian nation answer my questions. Will the Christians ask their governments including USA and European governments, predominantly Christian governments,(1) why in first place Israel has been created in a place where Islams third most sacred place is situated when the holocaust has actually happened midst of their nations? (2) Why all these Christian nations left Bethlehem, The birth place of Jesus Christ (PBUH), which should have been the most sacred to them also but created a Vatican away from Bethlehem? (3) Why the USA (Christian nation) supporting this Zionist regime? I am waiting for the true answers, lest they will definitely be answerable on the day of Judgement, if not in this world.
  • leena yabooh, July 22, 2014,
    Who is ICNA? Big deal!!! What is the position of NCIA? INCA? GHIW? A group of people like any other, may be worse, or better.
  • Juana, July 12, 2014,
    My family and I attended and had a great time. Great lectures, gathering of Muslimhood. Great location; close to all. Keep up the good work ICNA.
  • Jamal Hajoui, July 10, 2014,
    I have stage 4 cancer. My wife,Son,And myself are about to be homeless at any moment. Our local social services will not help. Do you know of anyone that could help us?
  • Abderrehman Ibn Farouk, July 9, 2014,
    He never changed. He was still the amazing man he always was. He never advocated killing people. All that is just propaganda spread by western media and these munafiqs.
  • Francie, July 4, 2014,
    IDIOTS. Scared for their lives so they are running right into the very arms of their future killers.
  • Apkadoust, July 4, 2014,
    This is an excellent work MashaAllah. Islam In action was seen by millions of people around the world who watched the soccer match between Algeria and Germany. That match could not be decided in the normal time. so they had to play overtime, German team is one of the favorit to win world cup.Although the Algerian team lost the match but the kicker is the news that Algerian team was fasting and they did not drink a drop of water through out this match. I think this is Dawa.
  • Hina Fatima, July 3, 2014,
    Assalam o alaikum, I have a friend in Desplains, Illinois who is in need of help....can ICNA sisters reach out to her. Jazak Allah!
  • Mazher Siddique, June 28, 2014,
    Thank you very for the enlightening message for all Muslims. We wish you the same and May Allah accept our Fasting and Prayers. Aamin.
  • Mohammed, June 27, 2014,
    What if you run a community yourself, why won't you help?
  • countrynewsman, June 26, 2014,
    Dr. Bukhari, your writing is frankly offensive to me. Rather than the American Muslims educating us, how about you educate American Muslims? Why have we seen no large protests from your millions of "peaceful" Muslims against the radicals who terrorize so many? I submit their silence is tantamount to approval of what is happening. Further, you are wanting to force Sharia law on us, much like what you are doing in France right now. Look at the violence in that country! We have our own laws in the United States and do NOT want your sharia laws.
  • Abdul, June 25, 2014,
    Dear ICNA members day of judgment we will take you all court of Allah subhanallah talaha . You are denying of Hadith and Quran about moonsighting . Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) when you see moon then fast or do not see the moon do not fast dr naik give Hadith and Quran detail . Please do not misguide Muslims . Go right way announce now.jazakallah
  • Rezaul Karim, June 23, 2014,
    Assalamualaikum, We don't pray our five time salat based on sun's locations anymore. Everything based on clock or scientific calculation. Yes, Prophet (PUH) lamented once in this regard, saying he didn’t have any literate among his people then like that exist in the Jews community. Alhamdulilah, we have enough of them in the ummah, now. Let's unite. Let's pray that our religious and social leaders would come together for the sake of unity of the umah. Unity should be given priority as commanded by Allah in the holy quran and prophet's sayings. May Allah forgive me for saying anything contrary to the quran and sunnah. JazakAllah Khair. ~ Rezaul Karim, Boston, USA
  • Nur Mich, June 20, 2014,
    Now that I have said that, look into history and see what other cultures have left as legacy on this little pebble floating through space. Odd, isn't it, that humans are at war with themselves, but most of the other living creatures seem to exist peacefully, just trying to survive winter? God, I hate humans.
  • fashion2014, June 19, 2014,
    Good hijab day. Thanks for sharing. Nice Hijab Styles
  • Mofiz, June 10, 2014,
    I think the news given by some BD or Paky guy related with ICNA and related with Jamat. This is not the fault of ICNA as the other people might not know the overall thing (there is no such scope to get so). So, please don't blame ICNA.
  • etka777, June 6, 2014,
    Jewish family law protects constituents it does not seek to maim girls (circumcision of clitoris) it does not encourage stoning or hanging Islam has a lot to learn from Judaism before the have the gall to compare themselves to Judaism. In fact judaism is the only religion that does not and did not ever force people to convert or face death. Learn .
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  • AbdulHannan Qureshi, June 5, 2014,
    You said it right, you are not enough educated in deen. If you were you would know Imam Anwar Al awlakhi was absolutely right and this Omar is a Munafiq.
  • jeff, June 2, 2014,
    I think the location needs to change next year.
  • K, June 1, 2014,
    I live in an area with very few Muslims. The nearest mosque is almost an hour away and the nearest (unaccredited!) Islamic school is over two hours away. That said, my kids go to public schools. With my own kids, the key is providing them with a good foundation in Islam long before they even started school. They're certain enough of our religion that they speak up for themselves when they think that something might not be correct.
  • Shabbir Hasan, May 30, 2014,
    It is a wondurful event, great experience, may Allah (SWT) reward all of volunteers and organisers, Aameen.
  • Shabbir Hasan, May 29, 2014,
    Great experience!!!!!! may Allah (SWT) reward all of the organizers and volunteers, Aameen.
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  • Masud, May 29, 2014,
    Alhamdullaih this year was full of great lectures and information! May Allah (swt) give us opportunity to implement some of those input into our life. "The top winner, an eight year-old girl, was the youngest among the contestants and she opened the Sunday evening keynote session of the convention." She is Lahiah Tasheen Laam from Edison, NJ.
  • Al Fadi, May 28, 2014,
    Subhan Allah. Whoever wrote this is an uncle tom house negro munafiq.
  • Spineless munafiq you are. You stand for nothing. You are a gutless worm in the eyes of the kuffar and the Muslims. You will never be accepted by either until you officially leave your religion or return back to the Straight Path.
  • alatif, May 16, 2014,
    CAN WE CHANGE THE LAWS OF ALLAH AND SUNNAH?....YES, AND NO. 1. ANCIENT INTERPRETATION; Often we hear from islamic scholars or clerics that Allah’s laws cannot be changed forever, and should be implemented until the end of this world. Muslim have to obey the sunnah Muhammad (pbuh) completely. 2. MODREN INTERPRETATION;; The progressive scholars or clerics think is that the rule of Allah that is related to Allah, cannot be changed forever, such as; shalah, fasting and the hajj. But the rule of Allah that is related to worldly affairs such as; the system of government, trading, human relationship, dress code, inheritance, etc. can be reformed or corrected. Allah’s revelation was revealed at what ever time He saw fit. Do Muslims have to follow the revelation of GOD and the Sunnah of the Prophet (Pbuh) which is written in the Quran and Hadits according to old interpretation during the dark age? My answer is NO. . For Example; Do Muslims have to build/construct a house/tent made out of animal skin to follow the footstep of Prophet Muhammad(saw) ? Muhammad(saw) had a long beard and wore long robe and turban. . Muhammad(saw) used to brush his teeth with a root from a tree branch. Do muslims have to utilize the same root despite of the fact that we now today have toothpaste and toothbrush? Do Muslim men have to follow Prophet Muhammad (saw) to have more than one wife? Do Muslims have to follow how to cleanse the skin that is touched by a dog’s saliva with soil seven times despite of the soap and sanitizer that are available now? . Do Muslims, who passed on, have to be buried on the same day? Can’t Muslims be put in a coffin? Do women have to cover her whole body with a loose dress now to protect herself from men and extreme weather? Do women have to go outside always accompanied by her father, brother or husband? Today, there are less conflics and people are more civilized in many developed countries. In those countries, women are much safer to go out on her own. Many of the countries are not surrounded by deserts with extreme heat like often found in the middle easts, therefore, covering the entire body is not necessary. Do Muslim have to hate those who do not follow prophet Muhammad (saw) ? Do Muslim have to kill innocent people who are gay, who do blasphemy, apostasy, heresy and magic? Do Muslim have to follow the sadistic punishment as mention in Al Quran? Today’s life has been greatly affected and influenced by science and technology. I bet, you do not want to follow the sunnah of prophet Muhamad(saw) that is from the dark age. Prophet Muhammad (saw) would be happy to see his followers live a much better life than him. Every parent in this world wants their children’s life to be better than theirs, right? . Can we alter the sunnah with appropriate way, according the development of science and culture? I strongly believe that the rule or the law of Allah in regards to wordly life or dunya for human (hablul minannaas) can be reformed or corrected. . But the rule of Allah in regards to Allah (hablul minnallah) can not be changed, such as shalah, fasting, zakat(charity), Hajj and direction of Kiblah. Allah said in the Quran that all Allah’s laws related to worldly affairs can be fixed, reformed according to these verses below; YES. CONSULTATION IS NEEDED. It is part of the Mercy of Allah that thou dost deal gently with them. Wert thou severe or harsh-hearted they would have broken away from about thee; so pass over (their faults), and ask for (Allah’s) forgiveness for them; and consult them (Jews,Christian etc ) in affairs (of world). Then when thou hast taken a decision, put thy trust in Allah. For Allahloves those who put their trust (in Him). (QS 3; 159). So based on Al Quran--YES, we can change the laws of Allah, and sunnah of Rasulullah (saw). . Hopefully,my answer can convince you. If not please ask me again. With all my love
  • alatif, May 16, 2014,
    RELIGIOUS FREEDOM / LIBERTY IS THE TENET OF ISLAMIC TEACHING,WE HAVE TO REJECT ALL VIOLENT HADITS. from the book of Hadits. Old interpretation; Often we hear from scholars and clerics those who turns back from his faiths will be punished to death. This scholar or clerics followsthe false hadits or ancient Arab tradition Hadits, not based on Al Quran. . Anyone of you who saw heresy, apostasy, let is changing with your HANDS ( punish or kill), if not able, let the verbal, if not able to let the heart. However, such is weak as weak faith. HR.Muslim . Anyone who changes his religion (out of Islam, apostasy) then kill. Wherever you meet them, then kill them. Because real people are killed they will get a reward at the Judgment Day “Bukhari COMPARE TO AL QURAN. Modern interpretation; Always based on Al Quran below, those who turns back from his faiths will not be punished. Allah will give people the freedom to choose his beliefs,and there is NO compulsion in Islam. As Alah said; O you who believe, if anyone from you turns back from his Faith, then Allah will bring a people whom He loves and who love Him, humble toward the believers, hard on the disbelievers, who fight in the way of Allah and are not afraid of the reproach of any critic. That is a grace of Allah. He confers it on whom He wills. Allah is All-Embracing, All-Knowing. QS 5: (54) Whoever rejects Faith, his effort will go to waste and, in the Hereafter, he will be among the losers.QS 5:5 EXTREMIST MUSLIM believe in idol Muslim -Bukhari thought the book of Hadits THAN ALLAH and Prophet said in Al Quran. Allah warned these extremist Muslim who believe in Scholars as idols,as Lord.. They have taken their priests and their scholars (idols) for their Lords besides God Q S . 9:31. This verse is very clear,no doubt about it. Proved that Extremist Muslim lead people become musyik to believe idols that God. They go astray and kill innocent people, this is insane. We,moderately educated Muslim around the world have to speak up loudly that saying condemnation is not enough, can change it, we need to withdrawn from the book of Hadits. Otherwise, stupid Muslim / enemy of Islam will use the false hadits to justify their action to kill people, because Prophet commanded .We need to fix it urgently. all love With my love
  • Mansoor, May 12, 2014,
    May Allah swt reward everyone who contributed to the success of ths event and bless WhyIslam with the resources needed to continue the work of inviting to the worship of Allah swt, Ameen. Mansoor, Kuala Lumpur.. http://dawah.invitetogod.com/ebooks-dp264
  • Orlando, May 12, 2014,
    This Boko Haram is exactly what it is Haram (Unlawful)...This so call "Force Coercive Conversion" of the girls is not acceptable in Islam; Qur'an says 2:256 There is no compulsion in religion, for the right way is clearly from the wrong way. Whoever therefore rejects the forces of evil and believes in God, he has taken hold of a support most unfailing, which shall never give way, for God is All Hearing and Knowing. 11:28 (Noah to his people) He (Noah) said "O my people! think over it! If 1 act upon a clear direction from my Lord who has bestowed on me from Himself the Merciful talent of seeing the right way, a way which you cannot see for yourself, does it follow that we can force you to take the right path when you definitely decline to take it?° 17:53, 54 And tell my servants that they should speak in a most kindly manner (unto those who do not share their beliefs). Verily, Satan is always ready to stir up discord between men; for verily; Satan is mans foe .... Hence, We have not sent you (Unto men O Prophet) with power to determine their Faith. 88:21, 22; also see 24:54 And so, (O Prophet!) exhort them your task is only to exhort; you cannot compel them to believe. "He who believes in God and the Last Day should honour his guest, should not harm his neighbour, should speak good or keep quiet." (Bukhari, Muslim) "Whoever hurts a Non-Muslim citizen of a Muslim state hurts me, and he who hurts me annoys God." (Bukhari) "He who hurts a Non-Muslim citizen of a Muslim state, I am his adversary, and I shall be his adversary on the Day of a Judgement." (Bukhari) "Beware on the Day of Judgement; I shall mysefl be complainant against him who wrongs a Non-Muslim citizen of a Muslim state or lays on him a responsibility greater than he can bear or deprives him of anything that belongs to him." (Al-Mawardi) "Anyone who kills a Non-Muslim who had become our ally will not smell the fragrance of Paradise." (Bukhari)
  • Siddiqui, May 10, 2014,
    Where is the press release for Muslims Killed in ASSAM INDIA. 42 people were killed in the violence, according to official figures, while 10 are missing and feared dead. Bodies of the victims are still being recovered. Of the 42 victims, 17 were minor children; most of them were under the age of five. State of Muslims in Assam: http://twocircles.net/2014may09/uneasiness_children_troubletorn_zone_assam.html#.U24YEPldWw1
  • ban, April 28, 2014,
    so true we have kids in an Islamic school and are facing 95% of the problems mentioned. I feel that we as muslims should think very very hard before opening an Islamic school. Allowing every one and any one to open school is not a good idea. By opening a school you are not only teaching children islamic values and education you are also accountable for all your actions in front of Allah SWT. Opening a school on donations and asking for donations all the time is like asking some one else to pay for opening your bussiness. you earn a salary that you can not even imagine with your high school diploma. teachers are young inexperienced under paid and are totally intoxicated on the authority they get as teachers. Principals are mostly imam masjids who have opened schools in maslid for few yrs and then collect donation buy land,building in their name to expand.The education standrads are suboptimal. The school dicipline is non existant. Kids are always hitting each other and younger and weaker kids always feel intimadated. Kids who do not fight or are not pushy just keep waiting for their turn. If their is a issue you want to talk to some one sensible no luck here either.my son kept on saying to me that mom we should al die what is point of living. we should die a go to Jannah.I kept ignoring for two wks and then spoke to the principal as I was getting very upset hearing it again and again. Guess the response no understanding of my agony hearing from my child that he wants to die she said you should ignore and I said I have been for two wks. oh she says do not know what kind of religious upbringing you have in your house. this when we started in oct now in april last friday I found my son crying his eyes out and so asfraid that he was shaking when went to pick him up. I asked him what happened he said he was afraid his brother will go jahana as he did not put money in box in school. so what did I do no i did not go to speak to the pricipal. THE LIST GOES ON AND ON. May Allah SWT help us parents who want their kids to grow up as muslims who understand and practice their religion. Ameen
  • hirqabian, April 18, 2014,
    Alhamdulillah, congrats for the international world hijab day. Jilbab Terbaru , Model Jilbab Terbaru , Jilbab Online
  • Asif Hashmi, April 17, 2014,
    In Houston back in 1974. I met this young lady a new muslima who told me how Dr Lodhi inspired her to become muslim even though she have never met him in person. A true muslim.
  • T. Shahab ., April 16, 2014,
    Islam will live and flourish among us until we love the Prophet and strive to embrace his philosophy and work ethics. Muslim Americans deserve congratulation for their very successful convention. Interactions among community members and attending the invited scholarly talks are ample proof of a robust thriving Islamic culture in USA. Jazakallah!
  • Mark McDonald, April 16, 2014,
    The Muslim in the United States have been Censoring our Federal Counterterrorism Training, FBI, NY PD to railed against the “fear-mongering” that Islamic Law was “somehow a threat to Americans.” In Summary, the people of Islam are upset that the Federal Government is censoring the Muslims and the Muslims know this because they have been censoring our Federal Counterterrorism Training, FBI, and NY PD.
  • Orlando, April 16, 2014,
    Instead of spying on the good Muslims, the Police Commissioner should be establishing a relationship with the leadership to stop any infiltration of the minority fanatics in Islam. The commisioner should stop it's entrapment programs and expose those individuals with these crazy ideas to the Muslim communities so we can deal with them with re-educating them about "real" Islam. I have never seen this much suspicion between law enforcement and the law abiding citizens of the Muslim community, let's break these walls down and have mutual respect and cooperation with each other to keep all the citizens of our country safe and secure.
  • sadaf, April 13, 2014,
    i think the same way,,,,i noticed that principals at the islamic schools are still learning what criteria should they adopt. Islamic curriculum is not even prepared yet.....they are churning money ...of course for daily expenditures but still ,,gym and palyground are neccessary for the students.
  • Huzaifa, April 8, 2014,
    I support you.. He never called for any voilence.. They have only cherry picked from his speech. He said, If you are killing our people then expect such reactions from us. He was not against american people, He gave them a sincere message when he said: "Do you expect to destroy the lives of others & yet be spared ..Then he talks about the decision makers & politicians, they are the ones gaining from your foreign policy & you are the ones paying the price..." Drones kill women & children of muslims, then expect such attacks from the people who suffer.. He supported the american people & said we are only against evil... I hate this article :@
  • […] Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown in Egypt at the request of millions of Egyptian Muslims, ICNA is outraged. It is trying to mobilize the Muslim-American community into pressuring the U.S. government to have […]
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  • Aijaz Hussain, March 12, 2014,
    Peaceful way is the best solution, however history reveals that India is not going to do so, Kashmiris themselves have to struggle physically to oust Indian forces
  • Jazmine, March 12, 2014,
    I am a new muslim sister and have no muslim clothes of hijab. I wear a 2x and am hoping you can help. I have a special needs child so I cant work and live of his ssi only. PLease help a sister out so I can do my prayers right and have some clothes to wear. and thank you so very much
  • Absan, March 5, 2014,
    Imam anwar awlaki is our hero
  • Sharia on Tour, February 22, 2014,
    […] Southeast Annual Convention on December 27-29 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel. Its preachers include the aforementioned Wahhaj, Suleiman, Griggs and many […]
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  • GENUG, February 19, 2014,
    al-wala' w'al-bara'!!! savages.
  • […] billboard campaign of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). According to a Detroit News report, the campaign is being conducted under the auspices of an organization by a different […]
  • k. mahmud, February 18, 2014,
    and in 1785. george washington welcomed good muslim workers at his mt. vernon estate. in 1791, benjamin franklin stated that he " did not disapprove " of a meeting place in pennsylvania that was designed to accommodate preachers of all religions. franklin wrote that "even if the mufti of constantinople were to send a missionary to preach mohammadanism to us, he would find a pulpit at his service......... american views of islam were both influenced by favorable enlightment writings from europe, as well as europeans who had long warned that islam was a threat to christianity and republicanism. american views of islam also affected debates regarding freedom of religion during the drafting of the state constitution of pennsylvania in 1776..... in 1790, the south carolina legislative body granted special legal status to a community of moroccans......morocco was the first country that recognized united states as a country.
  • Issa Kirarira, February 18, 2014,
    My Brother Anonymous, what is happening in those countries (Afghanistan, Iraq. etc) you have motioned is political affairs. We should express gratitude to all those who have accepted Islam’s contribution to the universe. Don’t be like those people who want to talk for Islam that is a terrorist religion, a religion of evil when they do not know the beauty of Islam. You can’t read they mind. So, if you’re saying they are hypocrites , what did you want them to say about God stunning religion. To all former present of America and current president, thanks for those beautiful words about our dear religion-Islam
  • Syed Sadruddin Hussain, February 18, 2014,
    The views of US leaders are very good. The US administration has been supporting the independence of Christians from the Muslim countries like creation of South Sudan from Sudan, East Timor from Indonesia, etc. but not supporting the independence of Chechnya from Russia's colonialism, Moro island from the Phillipines' colonialism, Arakan Muslims from Burma's colonialism, Sinkiang Muslim from China domination, Pitani Muslims from Thailand etc. They should also support for the independence of the Muslims equally to maintain their good image of love for all humanity regardless of faiths. Thanks.
  • MohammedHasnainSiddiqui, February 17, 2014,
    THANKS YOUR MAILS
  • MohammedHasnainSiddiqui, February 17, 2014,
    THANKS
  • Zak Gofree, February 17, 2014,
    Only sharia and khilafa will fix the economy and end poverty not corrupt man made economic system s or simply raising the minimum wage by a couple of dollars
  • Arzlan2, February 17, 2014,
    All murdered Muslims. You at ICNA love kissing their a? why ?
  • muhammed zia, February 17, 2014,
    2:62...The Holy Qur'an Those who believe (in the Qur'an), and those who follow the Jewish (scriptures), and the Christians and the Sabians,- any who believe in Allah and the Last Day, and work righteousness, shall have their reward with their Lord; on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.
  • Steven Gentzsch, February 17, 2014,
    I think as far as our faith of Islam goes it is right to oppose same-sex marriage and/or union. But as far as living in a secular society I am opposed to any sort of discrimination and I don't have a problem with living in a community with gay people in it. I was raised in a Christian family and my youngest brother David committed suicide because he had no one to talk to about his sexual orientation. Faith is a gift from Allah, and He doesn't give it to everyone, so why should we expect gay people to give up their need for a mate in a comitted relationship. I say "Live and Let Live."
  • The Voice of Reason, February 17, 2014,
    It is very interesting to read about what various presidents have to say about Islam, if only their foreign policy and national surveilance policies reflected what they say then they wouldn't be just hypocritical politicians. God bless Islam and when politicians treat us fairly then I say God bless America!
  • Zak, February 17, 2014,
    They talk the talk but don't walk the walk........I can't believe how Muslim Americans can be easily fooled by there propaganda and lies while at the same time Allah tells us in the Quran that the kuffar will never be pleased with you and they will never stop fighting us untill they make us leave are religion, while at the same time these kuffar have invaded more than one Muslim country killed thousands upon Millon's of Muslim civilian s, stole & exploited are natural recourses and prop up the most brutal oppresve dictator s that have made Muslims lives go through poverty, backwardness and a living hell and at the same time they try to force there man made ideology values on us of secular, liberal democracy, and if any Muslim stands up and calls for khilafa, sharia, they then lable them as extremists, terrorist that must be killed and the gullible Muslims who go on this site swallow it all up, all of you who go on this site should find out that the government is a sponsor.... Never trust a kuffar especially one of there mouth pieces like the media, ........Allah tells us whatever they say to us but what's in there harts is far more worse
  • Mark McDonald, February 17, 2014,
    interesting spin on killing Christians
  • Mark McDonald, February 17, 2014,
    this is a stupid move that will only cause more illegals to move to this country. o wait, Democrats are looking for a new voter base
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  • Muhammad Samad, February 17, 2014,
    With Allah the name G-d the merciful Benefactor , the merciful Redeemer, the faith of many Jews,Christians, and Muslims here in America, live in peace, unity and balance. the way Allah created Humanity to be. The problem is those who don't understand the faith of islam living in Islamic nations ,they have been misguided. Allah blessed America with a world leader Imam W.DEEN MOHAMMED (raa) We stand proud of our faith, Nation and people of all faiths.
  • Anonymous, February 17, 2014,
    Hypocrites. They say something just to please the crowd while we all know how they have been dealing with Muslims, Guantanamo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan are just some examples of their tyranny.
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  • waqar ahmad, February 16, 2014,
    Thnx..
  • waqar ahmad, February 16, 2014,
    Excellent. . We must aware of the facts
  • Sherry Khan, February 14, 2014,
    Why are other Muslims not raising their voices against what is happening to Muslims in Africa?
  • Mohammed Moizuddin, February 14, 2014,
    What is happening to this world. May Allah swt help all of us to be able to live peacefully
  • Ayaz A. Baig, February 13, 2014,
    ICNA need to hire some economic experts. I like ICNA and was in the youth league for years, but this is beyond their scope. Minimum wage is basically price fixing, which is opposed by Islam. Also, it hurts the unskilled labor force since it prices them out of the market. Many small businesses are struggling, they will have to lay off people. Also, grocery stores, which make 1.5% profit, will have no choice but to raise their prices... more expensive food hurts the poor disproportionately. Please do your due diligence before supporting positions that sound good, but hurt the poor.
  • Malika MacDonald, February 13, 2014,
    If we do not have a voice, how else will we be heard? If we're not in the arena how else can we effect positive change?
  • Wi Wi Wi, February 13, 2014,
    saya bangga pada anda Bapak Obama :-)
  • Arshad Farooqui, February 13, 2014,
    It wouldn't be long before 10 is worth less than 5. The solution is not in raising wages. The problem of printing money without collateral and interest needs to be addressed.
  • Masarrat Ali, February 12, 2014,
    ICNA trying to be politically correct? For the photo-op it doesn't matter how many drone attacks are made or the Guantanamo or the continued plight if Afghani and Iraqis.
  • Hassan Bin Ihsaan, February 12, 2014,
    Wow.is he a hero now? There are numerous promises he hasn't fulfilled.
  • Julianne Noora Scasny Alsamman, February 12, 2014,
    This economy is really in bad shape. It use to be $5.15 during Clinton's admin.
  • Mo Farooq, February 12, 2014,
    Whatever i don't like Obama Administration I m Republican
  • Tariq Ali, February 12, 2014,
    Good job
  • Amine Pipo Mejdoul, February 12, 2014,
    alhamdolillah
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  • guymacher, February 11, 2014,
    Which part of Islam attracted you?
  • guymacher, February 11, 2014,
    Allah acts on whims. The angels which carry Allah's throne, pray that he/she/it allows those who deserve to get into Muslim heaven are allowed to! No guarantees of heaven for Muslims.
  • guymacher, February 11, 2014,
    Explain Koran 48:29 to us non-Muslims, aka, kafirs.
  • guymacher, February 11, 2014,
    My dog reverted to a more natural state-- a wild dog!
  • guymacher, February 11, 2014,
    Excellent post.
  • Mark McDonald, January 29, 2014,
    What does Islam and Radical Islam have in common? 1. they share the same mosque. 2. they share the same Iman. 3. they share the same Quran. 4. everything is based on their religious beliefs. 5. they seek to control. 6.The people of Islam dont condemn what the people of Radical Islam do or vice versa. 7. Islam and Radical Islam are racist. 8. Islam and Radical Islam dislike Jews. 9. The Iman get richer from both Islam and Radical Islam. 10. Their mosque are used as sleeping quarters for both Islam and Radical Islam. 11. They share the same God, Allah. 12. Islam and Radical Islam commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide. 13. The more Islam and Radical Islam grows, so does the display of the Swastika and in Hate Material.
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  • kal halid, January 15, 2014,
    He was not there in spirit only in body
  • LC Musawwir, January 13, 2014,
    ...."After the grievous events of September 11, many Americans began to openly express fear and distrust towards Islam and Muslims."....This is so unfortunate. Prior to 9/11, there was so much progress made in America between Muslims, Christians and Jews, mainly due to the great works of the late “Imam Warith Deen Mohammed” and the significant contribution from community he inherited. Al-Islam was the fastest growing religion in America at one point. There were interfaith gatherings (bridging misunderstandings), recognitions from local, state and federal officials admiring the good work of Muslins in the community. 40 years of hard work, virtually vanished by the action of few………………………..
  • […] is telling its membership to call the White House and State Department to protest the Bangladeshi […]
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  • alishba, January 6, 2014,
    asalamoalikum...I am looking to joini ICNA and be an active member in the community of urs....alishba_qureshi@yahoo.com,,, ashlish442@gmail.com
  • Detroit, January 5, 2014,
    Qibla direction proof of arc req. instead of a straight line?
  • sami Adullah, December 31, 2013,
    Only Indian slaves makes such ignorant statements.
  • sister, December 29, 2013,
    Guest. I think this is confusing to a new Muslim even an American Muslim that has been kind of poorly educated and only self taught. I have been a practing Muslim since 1995 married to a Muslim, and been communities were education is not set up, people stay to them selves or in their small groups. I have been in 4 communities. It makes being Muslim very difficult when one has no true understanding of Islam except the Quran and books that don't always help one to understand the text and meaning of the Quran. Left on ones own, interpation can and will be misunderstood.
  • Raihan Jamil, December 26, 2013,
    Rabindranath's daughter? Hahahah :) AHAHAHAHAHH! Btw, Molla did not do anything. *akistan is jumping up and down for nothing. Hahahhaahahah! Retards!
  • abdifatah, December 25, 2013,
    every succesful person have apainful history so we should tolerate in sha allah the time of muslim peaple is near
  • Mohammed Naser, December 24, 2013,
    ICNA: You don't want to create another pakistan bangladesh war by writing such article. So please refrain from it that only creates animosity among muslim. Last time I checked you are an islamic organization. And if ICNA condemns the murder of Kader Mullah, it should also condemn the 3 million poeple that were killed during 1971 by pakistani millitary.
  • FYI, December 23, 2013,
    Convicted by a kangaroo court of Hasina. Very funny!
  • answer1776, December 22, 2013,
    Islamophobia is a weapon, used by islam to silence all to their invasion.
  • K. Alice, December 18, 2013,
    in 2010 there were only 5 thousand muslims in south-america?? only in brazil there are 2 millions
  • Saif Alam, December 17, 2013,
    How long will ICNA will keep this dead man's face on their main page? Why divide the community? Is he really worth the divide. And Adam Muhammed by now we know you are inspired Hypocrite finder. So just keep it to your self.
  • Saif Alam, December 17, 2013,
    Who are you to speak on behalf of ICNA? Only Allah knows my intentions, From your writing it seems you know nothing. It seems you are a coward also, because you didn't say anything good about your other brother Osama. He was killed without a trial, why don't you say anything good about him. How dare you call me a hypocrite, where did you see my contradictions? How long have you known me. You are so full of it. I support my local ICNA mosque in Atlanta, and if you come down to Atlanta for the ICNA convention, you are invited. I just think this dead man Abdul Quader Mollah is not worth the divide among us.
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  • jodhyy, December 17, 2013,
    Nothing new,Omar. I heard earlier that it's a Jamati Organization and now it is proved!
  • Bappi Rahman, December 16, 2013,
    Yeah that guy was from Mirpur...the one they executed was from Faridpur....so they executed the WRONG guy who had the same name. Hasina is screwed for killing the innocent one and letting the real one go.
  • Bappi Rahman, December 16, 2013,
    I believe that the razakars should be punished for the 1971 murder and genocide but what Awami League did was plain STUPID! There was TWO men with the name QUADER MOLLA. The one that committed the crimes in 1971 is from Mirpur, and the one who Awami League just executed is from Faridpur. The guy who just got executed was Hasain's ally in the 1996-2001 term but he and his party switched sides to BNP so Hasina took her revenge. Razakars and all the traitors in 1971 should be punished for their crimes but there is a right way and a wrong way. Hasina made up evidence to convict the wrong guy with the same name.
  • terrance, December 16, 2013,
    . thanks!
  • Khandaker Moinur Rahman, December 16, 2013,
    I just came to know that your former head Ashrafuzzaman Khan is also accused of war crime. He was given death sentence by Bangladesh government. Now everything becomes crystal clear. No wonder why you guys are working so hard to propagate the false agenda. I see I was just wasting my time talking to a paid servant like you.
  • Zakia Farhad, December 16, 2013,
    This is to all of you making comments that has no proof. Overall in my opinion Bangladehi leaders do not care about their people. They have no commitment to do good for their people. They hsve digusting mindset.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 15, 2013,
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg_zNuiVLfY The real truth of the matter
  • Adam Muhammed, December 15, 2013,
    "But I would ask you to do a little bit of research before talking to someone who spent more than 90% of his life in Bangladesh. Who was born and raised in Bangladesh knowing the true history." Sadly, just because you were born and raised in a country doesn't mean you're any closer to the truth. To make such a statement is to make a logical fallacy of epic proportions. Using that disastrous reasoning - you can't question Hasina because she was also born and raised in her own country and therefore knows best what happened? In fact, every dictator has generally been born and raised in their own country - does that mean you can't question them because surely, they know best about their own country? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg_zNuiVLfY An execution based on one witness who hadn't mentioned the accused's name for the past 40 years with no right to appeal. What an absolute joke.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 15, 2013,
    Feel free to explain away this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg_zNuiVLfY An execution based on one witness who hadn't mentioned the accused's name for the past 40 years with no right to appeal. What an absolute joke.
  • Muhammad, December 15, 2013,
    I guess it MUST be true if you say it...right?
  • Muhammad, December 15, 2013,
    only someone incredibly ignorant can pass takfir based just on what someone is saying about a topic. shame on you being incredibly ignorant about Islam and then condemning others for no other reason than disagreeing with you. if you don't like someone's opinion, then fine - don't call them an apostate or munafiq which is a serious allegation and requires evidence which you cannot provide.
  • Moudud, December 14, 2013,
    "The Maulana was one of those people." May I ask you how do you know this for sure? Have you seen him all through his life and specially during 1971? If not then how can you certify?
  • Kaniz, December 14, 2013,
    This man was an inspiring islamic leader. You can't get the true information from Bangladeshi media. Most of the media in that country are controlled by the government. We shouldn't comment negatively without knowing more about his life.
  • Al Amin, December 14, 2013,
    Neither he was a criminal nor it is ok to kill , rape etc. nor it is ok to commit a judicial murder. These Baksalite will get you(if you are there) or your relatives soon and shoot you to death without even trial in a Kangaroo court, if they dislike your comment or if you do not listen to them. We have seen these people and Rakshi bahin during Dec. 71 through Aug. 75.
  • Al Amin, December 14, 2013,
    You messed up A.Q. Mollah with the real notorious Butcher Kader. You just judicially murdered a person who did not commit this crime. Only the criminals should be executed, not others. Otherwise it is not justice, this is murder. Very soon you and your relatives may become similar victim without even going through any Kangaroo court. Just they will go to your home and shoot you to death if they dislike your comment or behavior. Days are coming. We have seen this Baksalite from end of 71- Aug. 75. It is way worse than that time.
  • Mofizur Lablu, December 14, 2013,
    This is a political murder!
  • Student of Islam, December 14, 2013,
    Please don't believe blindly. Allah has given you brain to pounder upon. Abdul Kader Mollah is not war criminal. He is an innocent Jammat leader who was murdered by notorious Awwami L govt to diminish Islam from Bangladesh and establish secularism. Following are my observation and thinking WHY Abdul Kadir Mollah is not war a criminal: 1. Mujibur Rahman's collaborator list, there is no name for Abdul Kadir Mollah, not even a GD in the police station. Abdul Kader mullah was the best known student at that time in Dhakah University after 1971. 2. Awwami L blamed him as Koshai Kader who was killed at that time. Koshai Kader was killed by the public after the liberation, so it was false allegation against Abdul Kader Molla by Awwami L after 42 years of liberation 3. In 1996, Awwami L formed government with Jamaat but never brought any allegation against Abdul Kader Molla I just posted a few points above to rethink those of you still blame Abdul Kader Mollah as war criminal. Abdul Kader Molla is an innocent Jamaat leader was just murdered by notorious Awwami Govt. For that Awwami Govt has to pay price very soon.
  • Al-Amin, December 14, 2013,
    ICNA is not lying. Death sentence without proper evidence is not justice. Universal law is to execute someone with hardcore evidence. Any sensible person can figured out, including the judges involved, figured out that they do not have any hardcore evidence against the accused, but they had to give the verdict to please the govt. Those who are supporting this Judicial Murder will soon be disillusioned and will see that everyone in Bangladesh including those who are supporting this murder will feel unsafe by these murderers.
  • abdullah, December 14, 2013,
    The name "George" NOT look like Bangladeshi name. That's why I can you are not Bangladeshi. And the way comment, I'm sure you are a paid agent of RAW.
  • Student of Islam, December 14, 2013,
    Awwami L has committed a murder of whole humanity by killing an innocent people. They are secular and would like to kill islam forver but they dam will fail on this one for sure. Allah (SWT) will never forgive this murder Awwami L has done. Qader Mollah is not a war criminal. If he were a war criminal how come Mujibur Rahman did not hold him when they were doing finishment of colaborators after 1971. Quder Mullah was a student at that time in Dhaka University.
  • Student of Islam, December 14, 2013,
    Thanks ICNA for posting the news on your site. May give ICNA brothers and sisters a long live.
  • Student of Islam, December 14, 2013,
    Awwami L has committed a murder of whole humanity by killing an innocent people. They are secular and would like to kill islam forver but they dam will fail on this one for sure. Allah (SWT) will never forgive this murder Awwami L has done. Qader Mollah is not a war criminal. If he were a war criminal how come Mujibur Rahman did not hold him when they were doing finishment of colaborators after 1971. Quder Mullah was a student at that time in Dhaka University.
  • F Ahmed, December 14, 2013,
    Murdering Qader Mollah is an unfortunate for Muslim Ummah as whole. I condemn govt. of Awwami L for doing this horrible act. For that, one day, Awwami L will have to face severe trail for their unprecident cruelty Inshallah. Know that Any notorious GOVT (whom are abnastic) can do anything they want. In BD, by killing innocent Jamaat Leader will never extinguish the fire Awwami L Govt ignited. May Allah guides to the truth.
  • বঙ্গ বন্ধু, December 14, 2013,
    How are you so sure? Has he ever been mentioned in any document on war crimes committed in Bangladesh during 1971? Why was not the only eye witness allowed to be cross checked by the defense attorney? Mr. Mollah never went on hiding for a single day after the liberation of Bangladesh and used to be a school teacher/government official/journalist community leader for years. Had he ever been challenged before his arrest in 2010?
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    "Real Muslim" Lol I think you're in for a surprise on the Day of Judgement Mr Chorom Popadom I Love Hasina the Dictator Mejho Vai. Where the Maulana will be entering Paradise, and you will be heading for a more fiery destination. Read the following verses carefully (they're from the Qur'an - our holy book. I know you've never read it, but please do find the time to do so as I believe it is the only cure for your insanity/ignorance) "When you were propagating it with your tongues, and uttering with your mouths that whereof you had no knowledge, you counted it a little thing, while with Allah it was very great. And why did you not, when you heard it, say: “It is not right for us to speak of this. Glory be to You (O Allah)! This is a great lie.’ Allah forbids you from it and warns you not to repeat the like of it forever, if you are believers. And Allah makes the Ayat plain to you, and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise. Verily, those who like that immorality should be circulated among those who believe, they will have a painful torment in this world and in the Hereafter. And Allah knows and you know not." (Surah Al-Nur)
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    Lol You really are trying your level best to expose your own ignorance aren't you? I'll just repost what I said from above here so that you can really internalise this fact. Classic move from a hypocrite. The ol' "I was with you but NOW I'M NOT" You were never with ICNA. Or Muslims. Or Islam. You are a hypocrite, who hasn't seen any evidence, but feels free to call others war criminals based on their own biases, desires and ignorance. This isn't an internal matter - the Maulana is a Muslim, one of the leaders of truth and justice in this world. Simply by saying "it's an internal matter" further reveals your hypocrisy and your lack of relationship with the Ummah at large. The Qur'an perfectly captures your pathological mentality in the following words: "And when they meet those who believe, they say: "We believe," but when they are alone with their Shayâtin (devils - polytheists, hypocrites, etc.), they say: "Truly, we are with you; verily, we were but mocking." Al-Baqarah 2:14
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    You don't need to express remorse over crimes you did not commit. As Rabindranath Tagore's daughter has shown in her seminal study on the 1971 war, the figures you quote are mathematically impossible. Of course, you yourself would know that if you actually thought about what you're saying - but then, that would be to assume that you think about stuff - which is a heavy assumption.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    "As a Muslim I am ashamed of you" "Even Allah does not support war criminals" "Even"? I think you need to either learn English properly or you need to carefully consider what you're saying, because it seems that the only one that God is angry with is you. ICNA does not support war criminals, but the Awami league, Hasina and co clearly do. As Muslims, we are ashamed of you.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    You seem to be incredibly, incredibly stupid. "Innocent till proven guilty" is a legal maxim in every society and every religion - especially Islam. The onus is on the prosecution to provide evidence which can be challenged in court. The onus is NOT on the defendant to first prove he's innocent - without any evidence being presented. Is that so hard to understand? The default is to believe someone is innocent. And actually, yes I have seen the evidence provided by experts - including Rabdinranath tagore's (he wrote your national anthem) daughter from Oxford University, and these experts conclude that everything coming from the Bangladeshi government is a lie. I only pray that a lie or an allegation is made about you or your family member, and then when you start asking others to "not believe rumours or lies", then you will truly understand what many scholars, activists, including Nelson Mandela, who was charged with all sorts of allegations, have had to go through. Once you stop prostrating towards your government, you'll find that truth is much easier to find.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    True face of ICNA? Lol. Do you need to get your eyesight checked? I don't think ICNA has been hiding the fact that it loves truth and all those who support it and strive against injustice and oppression. I think if this situation reveals anything - it's that it reveals your true face - that of a hypocrite. We all pray that not only our wives and daughters, but our mothers and fathers, sons, grandfathers, grandmothers - everyone gets the same treatment that the Maulana provided to others - which is that of kindness, love, mercy, sincerity, forgiveness, and sacrificing for God and His people. We pray that you on the other hand, get the treatment that Hasina and her father gave to their people in 71 and till now.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    If this post offends you as an "ICNA member" (I highly doubt you could be an ICNA member considering their morals, principles and mentality are completely at odds with yours) then please don't consider yourself an ICNA member from now on. He wasn't a "proven killer" - just proven to be beloved by God and innocent of the crimes he was charged with. You, however, are a proven hypocrite, who hasn't seen any evidence, but feels free to call others war criminals based on their own biases, desires and ignorance. The Qur'an perfectly captures your pathological mentality in the following words: "And when they meet those who believe, they say: "We believe," but when they are alone with their Shayâtin (devils - polytheists, hypocrites, etc.), they say: "Truly, we are with you; verily, we were but mocking." Al-Baqarah 2:14 ICNA doesn't need your support. The Muslims don't need your support. God does not need you. It's high time you deflate that overinflated ego of yours and realise that no one cares about your opinion, your lies and falsehoods. Withdraw whatever you want. God's cause will forever remain supported by those who love Him.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    Yeah, unfortunately, he's not like the hypocrites that either you are, or the hypocrites that you hang around with. He wasn't a Muslim who changed over night and decided, maybe like you, that after committing every sin known to man, he will now grow a long beard and pretend to be a good Muslim. This was a man who was a committed Muslim from day one. Someone who had principles. Good character. Someone who sacrificed for his country, and worked for it, before many of the commentators here were even born. Stop projecting your own insecurities and hypocrisies onto others please. It's embarassing.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    LOL Wow. Classic move from a hypocrite. The ol' "I was with you but NOW I'M NOT" You were never with ICNA. Or Muslims. Or Islam. You are a hypocrite, who hasn't seen any evidence, but feels free to call others war criminals based on their own biases, desires and ignorance. This isn't an internal matter - the Maulana is a Muslim, one of the leaders of truth and justice in this world. Simply by saying "it's an internal matter" further reveals your hypocrisy and your lack of relationship with the Ummah at large. The Qur'an perfectly captures your pathological mentality in the following words: "And when they meet those who believe, they say: "We believe," but when they are alone with their Shayâtin (devils - polytheists, hypocrites, etc.), they say: "Truly, we are with you; verily, we were but mocking." Al-Baqarah 2:14
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    Shame on ICNA? As if you're a moral authority to be looking down on others? An innocent was sent to the gallows. A man who supported truth and justice. If anyone should feel ashamed, it's you for spewing out lies.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    No one is going to ask you to check your iman, because it seems like the statements that you're making give the indication that there's none there. Not that I'm saying anyone has gone out of the fold of Islam, but it's difficult to see how someone can believe in God and His Messenger, while supporting His enemies and peddling falsehoods about those who strive for His cause - unless you think the Awami league and Hasina are on the side of God, truth and justice? Thought not.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    Your questions are so ridiculously idiotic, its almost funny. I have a question for you - (1) have you seen the evidence yourself of what exactly happened during the 1971 war? If the answer is no, you're a fool who peddles lies and fabrications, if the answer is yes, go to the second question. (2) You haven't seen the evidence. All you've heard is hearsay. Hearsay and lies that are being brought up more than 40 years after the 1971 war to fulfill the political agenda of the Hasina dictatorship - only you are too blind to see that. If Hasina and the Awami league were so concerned about the 1971 war - they would have punished those responsible when they had the chance, except that they didn't - her father Mujibur Rahman, pardoned them!
  • Adam Muhammed, December 14, 2013,
    You realise that you can't just throw words out there without facts right? My statements of Hasina and her father being corrupt crooks are facts. Your statement about someone else's stupidity only reveals yours.
  • Fahim, December 14, 2013,
    Question is does Islam support raping women, killing Muslim/non-Muslim brothers and sisters, or force people to flee their homeland? If Yes, then cry for Kader Mollah. If no, then don't cry for him. Pakistani home minister said yesterday that it is upsetting that kader Mollah was hanged for supporting the cause of Pakistan in 1971. We have documented fact of how Pakistan executed their causes in Bangladesh. Kader Mollah also has a video clip with Niazi, which establish the fact that he was one of their close surroundings. Therefore, by supporting someone like Kader Mollah, ICNA is not only insulting Muslims but being mislead by Shaytan.
  • Maksuda, December 13, 2013,
    Today is "Martyred Intellectuals Day". On December 14, 1971, the Pakistani occupation forces and their local collaborators—Razakar, Al-Badr and Al-Shams—abducted and killed front-line Bengali intellectuals and professionals to cripple a newborn nation intellectually. Renowned academics, teachers, litterateurs, doctors, engineers, journalists and other eminent personalities were dragged out of their houses blindfolded and were killed before dumping the bodies in Rayerbazar, Mirpur and other killing grounds in Dhaka just two days ahead of the final victory of Bangladesh's liberation war. Does ICNA know the role this executed leader played in our liberation war? It's surprising how u never admit the truth for 42 years and then comes a time to term the truth a blatant lie. I see this one guy name Adam Muhammed who keeps questing the trail terming it as BAL conspiracy, all the witnesses as manufactured and all the allegations, base less and that why are so many people questioning Kader Mollah's past without seeing any thing with their own eyes! So, believing anything would call for seeing something with our own eyes? How is he so sure about Kader Mollah's innocence? Has he seen it with his own eyes? My question is why would ICNA even want to associate their name with a party like JIB and ISC of Bangladesh who have never ever showed any thing islamic or exemplary in any of their actions while spreading political violence in this country? It clearly shows ICNA is not impartial. May be they receive their much needed funds from this party and its alliances.
  • Raihan Jamil, December 13, 2013,
    Your stupidity is only surpassed by your ignorance.
  • Raihan Jamil, December 13, 2013,
    ICNA supports war criminals. Shame. Even Allah does not support war criminals. ICNA is one of the leading fundamentalist and outdated organizations in the world. As a Muslim I am ashamed of you.
  • Khandaker Moinur Rahman, December 13, 2013,
    Brother, your reply clearly indicates how little knowledge u have about the inside story. Our country Bangladesh is an independent country that has its own constitution, laws and judiciary system. It doesn't follow the Shariah law. So the question of 4 witnesses is totally invalid here. Thanks for reminding me about the ayats from Quran. But I would ask you to do a little bit of research before talking to someone who spent more than 90% of his life in Bangladesh. Who was born and raised in Bangladesh knowing the true history. How pathetic it looks that you just got a one-sided opinion from someone/group and believed it. Not only believing but also spreading that false opinion using the name of an Islamic organization. Please don't just believe what others say. I welcome you to visit our country, know our history from inside. Thanks.
  • Khairul Hasan Rafique, December 13, 2013,
    Can you imagine almost 1200 salatul janza performed all over the world for Shahid Abdul Qader Muulla. May Allah SWT accept his SHADATH Ameen.
  • Abdul Wahab, December 13, 2013,
    Those of you, who question ICNA about this article, should question yourselves. Why United Nations, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and several international bodies have condemned the way these courts were established and trials conducted? All of a sudden, these organizations became Jamat supporters or they are just supporting the truth. If Hasina’s Killer tribunal were as confident as you guys are about the war crimes of Jamat leaders, why this tribunal is so bias and fraudulent? Why Hasina has to influence the trial process (as disposed by the skype scandal) and kidnap witness from court front and secretly push him to India? Please ask yourself these questions. I am sure you will get an answer, if you are sincere.
  • Kazi Nabi, December 13, 2013,
    Mr. Naeem Baig. Please stop calling this Criminal a Muslim. A person who commits all kinds of crimes known to mankind can never be called a muslim. Thanks to Allah, the world is less one such criminal.
  • Mia, December 13, 2013,
    This is not news, but an unfounded opinion. Mollah is involved in genocides of 3 million people and the rapes of 500,000 women. And expresses no remorse.
  • Abrar Ahmed, December 13, 2013,
    Dear all, friends and foe alike, its time for reflection? truly this exposes the love of Nationalism over Islam, or the Islamic disguise of those secularist and there love for Godlessness over Godliness. Had this man died a natural death a few days back nothing would have mattered, full stop. Its interesting how Allah plans for us our lives; and indeed our death too, the man died at his fixed time, not an iota of a second would it have been possible to have moved either way; as we know from the hadith. what is most interesting is that even by his death Allah exposed those whose love for the secular is greater than that of Islam. Abrar Ahmed, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Saif Alam, December 13, 2013,
    ICNA is a American institution not an extension of Pakistan or Jamati Islami. I urge ICNA to withdraw this post ASAP. This post offends many Bangladeshi American ICNA members. Abdul Quader Mollah was not murdered but executed by People's Republic of Bangladesh for war crimes. Calling Abdul Quader Mollah's execution a murder equates to calling Osama Bin Laden's killing by the US a political murder. These folk Quader and Osama are proven killers and deserved their punishment. I will stop supporting ICNA and it's organization if this statement is not withdrawn.
  • Sajjad Maruf, December 13, 2013,
    An Islamic organization must not advocate a convicted war criminal who was found guilty of rape, child killing and mass murder. Shame on ICNA.
  • Abdul Wahab, December 13, 2013,
    Those of you here that are questioning ICNA, you should question yourselves, WHY, why United Nations, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and several international bodies have condemned the way these courts were established and trials conducted? If so confidently as you guys are saying, the Hasina's Govt were also so confident about Kader Mollah and other Jamat leaders' crime during 71, WHY the Hasina's GOvt has to take a bias, fraudulent way to trial Jamat leaders and execute Kader Mollah? Did all these World organizations become Jamat Supporters or they are just supporting the truth? Really ask yourselves these questions.
  • Mahmud Islam, December 13, 2013,
    This is shameful. I thought ICNA was a independent institution. I and they are now defending proven war criminals, rapists, mess murderers!!! I am boycotting ICNA and my donations towards it.
  • Mahmud Islam, December 13, 2013,
    This is extremely disappointing. I really thought ICNA was a free and fair institution for practicing Islam, but it seems like it has become a political institution. This kind of post is extremely shameful. A war criminal of Bangladesh who has been directly involved in mess murder has been punished and this is a proud moment of Bangladesh. STOP defending criminal (it is a complete internal matter). I am preventing all my donations to ICNA, and requesting all my friends to do so as well since NOW we don't know where the donation money goes. This is embarrassing.
  • Truth be told, December 13, 2013,
    Brace yourself. Some advice to check the status of your iman with respect is coming.
  • […] While the Islamic Circle of North America spoke for all believing Muslims […]
  • Zahid Hasan, December 13, 2013,
    Only 3 questions to this article writer. 1. During 1971 independence war of Bangladesh when Pakistani army was mass murdering Bangladeshi people, were there any Bangladeshi collaborator aiding Pakistani army in massacre (who is known as razakar)? If the answer is no then you are an evil liar, if the answer is yes go to 2nd question. 2. As a general citizen of Bangladesh, we usually accuse most of the mass murderer and colloborator of Pakistani army is/was involved with Jamat-Islami (and few with BNP and League as well) such as Golam Azam, Quader Mollah, Muzahid, SAKA of BNP. We want all of them to face justice no matter what their political color is. If you believe Quader Mollah, Golam Azam are angel like human for whom you are trying to bias whole world, you the writer better give us some name who collaborated, aided pakistani army and killed many people. And then you'll realize to whom you are supporting. Dig the history before you write. So re-phrasing the 2nd question is, give us only 10 name who killed Bangladeshi people in 1971 war? And you'll get the facts. 3. The final question is what was the role of Jamat-Islami during 1971 independence war of Bangladesh? Explain. This is one is not a question but an exclamation that if you reference to UN secretary now, where were they when 3 million people died and 0.2 million woman raped? I hope in your next article regarding this war criminal justice issue you'll try to shed some lights in these areas. Thanks
  • Momin, December 13, 2013,
    Become outrageous and talking vulgar is one of the prominent attribute of a Munafiq (Hippocrates). If you call yourself a muslim, I very respectfully request you to check your status of Iman (faith).
  • Flys, December 13, 2013,
    Ashrafuzzaman Khan is a convicted war criminal and he heads the NY office of ICNA, I wouldn't be surprised of he was behind this article as his co-conspirator/comrade was hanged for war crimes.
  • zaman, December 13, 2013,
    don't spread rumour. it is sin in islam. go back to 41 years back and see how brutally he killed people . do you think after crime, some one joined Islamic party , keep beard or pray 5 times a day will allow indemnity from what he has done. In the name of islam, , what you are doing , it's disgrace to islam. do your homework before publish any nonsense if you truly represent islam.
  • Chorom Udasher Mejho Vai, December 13, 2013,
    What a pathetic organization supporting terrorist, murderer and rapist. Real Muslim, please leave ICNA and let some stupid think the way they are thinking. Jahannam is waiting for this group leaders
  • Chorom Udasher Choto Vai, December 13, 2013,
    That clearly states ICNA's ideology. They dont work for Islam, they are doing bad for Islam by supporting a mass-murderer, terrorist and rapist. Real Muslim brothers, please leave this type of organization if you want to secure Jannah afterlife. Amen
  • Ash, December 13, 2013,
    And u tell me, does Islam support all them nasty people in shahbag, dancing and singing. Men and women sitting together. The Bangladesh corrupted govt did not have proof, evrything was fake. Evryone knows why the govt hung him, just for political reasons!! This government needs to realise they are not more powerful than Allah. And Allah knows best.
  • Saifur Rahim, December 13, 2013,
    No wonder why muslims are branded as terrorists. Because these kinds of organizations present fabricated lies to the world and inspire extremism
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46704&Cr=death+penalty&Cr1=#.UqruU3eZh1w http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46688&Cr=death+penalty&Cr1=#.UqruZHeZh1w http://www.skynews.com.au/world/article.aspx?id=933962 "Authorities went ahead with the execution despite widespread international appeals against the move, including from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon." "A number of mis-information"? You mean, the mis-information - or rather, the LACK of ANY INFORMATION whatsoever in your mind.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    I'm speechless as well. Speechless about your ignorance. I think the following verses from the Qur'an (what we Muslims believe in - I'm sure you can find it in your local library/obtain a copy from a bookstore as I'm sure you're unfamiliar with it) perfectly highlight the seriousness of the situation: "Why then, did not the believers, men and women, when you heard it, think good of their own people and say: “This is an obvious lie” Why did they not produce four witnesses against him Since they have not produced witnesses! Then with Allah, they are the liars. Had it not been for the grace of Allah and His mercy unto you in this world and in the Hereafter, a great torment would have touched you for that whereof you had spoken. "When you were propagating it with your tongues, and uttering with your mouths that whereof you had no knowledge, you counted it a little thing, while with Allah it was very great. And why did you not, when you heard it, say: “It is not right for us to speak of this. Glory be to You (O Allah)! This is a great lie.’ Allah forbids you from it and warns you not to repeat the like of it forever, if you are believers. And Allah makes the Ayat plain to you, and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise. Verily, those who like that immorality should be circulated among those who believe, they will have a painful torment in this world and in the Hereafter. And Allah knows and you know not." (Surah Al-Nur) (The Qur'an - just in case you didn't what "Surah" meant Syed Alam)
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    "We expect ICNA to act in much more sensible fashion by not announcing such one sided controversial statement." Who's "we"? You and Hasina? Please leave aside your grandiose delusions and your inflated assumptions about who important your opinion is. The only thing controversial is your sense of humanity, truth, justice and faith. Muslims aren't confused about anything. At least most aren't. The truth is clear. The only thing that isn't clear you're understanding of law, justice, Islam and logic.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    Islam supports those who strive for truth and justice. The Maulana was one of those people. Islam doesn't support individuals who slander others, who peddle lies and falsehoods about others, who make incredibly serious allegations about others without having seeing any evidence, all because of their desires, their lust for blood and their insecurities and biases. In fact, no religion, nor system supports these kind of individuals and in most situations, would find them guilty of propagating fabrications about others.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    "Us, muslims" Please, don't refer to us. There's no us. There's hypocrites (like you) and there are those who strive for truth and justice, who honour their pledges with God.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    Please refrain from mentioning Allaah (Swt)'s name since you so clearly hate his religion and everything that it stands for. The only thing that is proven is your ignorance and your blatant hypocrisy. "O you who believe! If some transgressor brings you news (that requires taking action), verify it carefully (before you believe and act upon it), lest you harm a people in ignorance and then become regretful for what you have done." (Surah Al-Hujurat) "Why then, did not the believers, men and women, when you heard it, think good of their own people and say: “This is an obvious lie” Why did they not produce four witnesses against him Since they have not produced witnesses! Then with Allah, they are the liars. Had it not been for the grace of Allah and His mercy unto you in this world and in the Hereafter, a great torment would have touched you for that whereof you had spoken. "When you were propagating it with your tongues, and uttering with your mouths that whereof you had no knowledge, you counted it a little thing, while with Allah it was very great. And why did you not, when you heard it, say: “It is not right for us to speak of this. Glory be to You (O Allah)! This is a great lie.’ Allah forbids you from it and warns you not to repeat the like of it forever, if you are believers. And Allah makes the Ayat plain to you, and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise. Verily, those who like that immorality should be circulated among those who believe, they will have a painful torment in this world and in the Hereafter. And Allah knows and you know not." (Surah Al-Nur)
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    Eyewitness? Or paid witness? Please read up on law before posting ridiculous comments.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    The Daily star? Wow. Talk about irrefutable evidence. I guess it MUST be true if the government said it right?
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    Hasina and her father, Mujibur Rahman are notorious war criminals. They commited several crimes including corruption, murder and many more before 1971, during 1971 and after 1971!
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    Since when is peddling false lies and fabrications about an innocent man = being patriotic/loving one's country/seeking justice for innocent civilians being murdered. It seems that the only who is regularly lying is your government. Stop throwing stones when you live in a glass palace.
  • Adam Muhammed, December 13, 2013,
    OR you are peddling lies, falsehoods and fabrications and whether it is an Islamic court or a court in the West, for your statement, you would be found guilty of making claims without any evidence. It truly is amazing to see people like yourself, so ready to ask a man to be sentenced to death, when you haven't seen the actual "evidence" for which he is being sentenced to death for. And don't post links or statements by the Bangladeshi government - them saying he's guilty means nothing. Not least because they themselves are corrupt beyond belief, nor because they have blood on their hands, not even because they themselves are guilty of the crimes they accuse the Maulana of (if you were so concerned about what happened in 1971, you should have protested against Mujibur Rahman for pardoning all the Pakistani generals who were responsible for any innocent civilians who were killed). No, the words of the Bangladeshi government mean nothing, because in law, you can't prosecute someone simply because the prosecution says "they're guilty" or says they have "evidence" but does not share it with you or allow that "evidence" to be challenged in court. To do so would be to make a mockery of law and justice, just as Hasina, her father and the Awami league are and their supposed "love for Bangladesh" when they have and continue to bleed the country dry and stage kangaroo courts to distract the public from their brutality, theivery and blatant oppression.
  • muji, December 13, 2013,
    Only a munafiq and apostate like those who are commenting here.. will support his execution...shaheed inshallah.May Allah bring the Bangladeshis a black day and hasten the Islamic revival ameen ya rabb.
  • talat, December 13, 2013,
    This has bring out the true face of ICNA. It tries to fool others by confusing with ISNA. This must be another Jamaati web site. Why not you pray that your wife and daugdaughters and sisters get the treatment that Quader mollah has provided to others in 71. Naim Baig and gang please make the dua in the name of Allah and see what befalls you.
  • Amin, December 13, 2013,
    http://www.amardeshonline.com/pages/details/2013/12/13/228285#.UqrHvBAQRil
  • Md. Imtiaz, December 13, 2013,
    "However, no matter what Quader and Mujaheed had been rewarded with in independent Bangladesh, their classmates did not forget or forgive their felonious past and barred them from joining the reunion of the class of '64 of that college." http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=268374
  • Asif Imran Khan Choudhury, December 13, 2013,
    What do you expect from ICNA?....
  • Sumbel Aurangzeb, December 13, 2013,
    Not really; just heard the same story on the BBC World Service.
  • Khondaker Musfakus Salehin, December 12, 2013,
    Seems like ICNA has a selective penchant for making political statements.
  • Moshu Mirpurbashi, December 12, 2013,
    ICNA made a statement in the support of a convicted killer and war criminal. What a shame! I removing ICNA from liked page.
  • Asif Haque, December 12, 2013,
    Uncle Sam executed your grand daddy Bin Laden without a trial. Be thankful that Mollah got a lawyer.
  • George, December 12, 2013,
    Abdul Qader Mollah is a notorious war criminal. He committed several crimes including rape and murder during 1971
  • Tareque Aziz, December 12, 2013,
    first of all, those of you, who are claiming that kader was innocent - go and educate yourselves. he was a sub human creature who actively partcipated in mass murders, arson, loot and all sorts of heinous acts. just because he is a so called mullah doesn't make him innocent. grow some brain for a change!
  • Tanvir Alam, December 12, 2013,
    http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp/www.unama-afg.org/news/_pc/_english/2008/html/www.iaea.org/www.unodc.org/story.asp?NewsID=46704&Cr=death+penalty&Cr1#.UqqrD5F_m2y
  • Salahuddin Rony, December 12, 2013,
    alhamdulillah!!! justice was served...
  • Iftekhar Amin Sadi, December 12, 2013,
    Does ICNA provide finance Mr. Mollah's political party? Is zakat and sadaka money being used to protect criminals and psychopaths like this person?
  • Iftekhar Amin Sadi, December 12, 2013,
    This person has been convicted of rape and murder of innocent civilian by eyewitness account. This is not about politics this is about justice.
  • Firoza Akhter, December 12, 2013,
    He was an innocent victim of awami politics. He didn't do any crime rather he was a bright student of DU in 1972. Also Bihari Koshai Kader and Shahid Abdul Kader Mollsh is not the same pesron.What govt did a judicial killing. He didn't get fair trial. He dedicated his life for islam and always wished to be a martyr. Allah SWT accepted him I believe.
  • Shahed Haque, December 12, 2013,
    Thank you ICNA for standing up for the truth.
  • Syed Shabab Ahmed, December 12, 2013,
    As muslim, we have to acknowledge what is wrong and what is right. There is no scope of being biased. As Bangladeshi we want that justice should be served for all the innocent people being killed and raped during '71. But if it is used for political reason by staging an unfair trail then it is a shame for the entire nation. Qader Molla was convicted of killing 400 ppl in Mirpur during 1971. But what government did was frame him as a guy called "Koshai Kader" who was located in Mirpur. Whereas Qader Molla was in Foridpur during that time, not in Mirpur, as per witnesses. No case was ever filed for 40 years against him. Everyone should get a fair trail, and he did not!
  • Nazmen Monir, December 12, 2013,
    Certainly, that was a political murder. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg_zNuiVLfY&feature=youtu.be Witness Momena Begum https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=588488914572410&id=428835640537739&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FcZTSukWWeY&_rdr
  • Md Asif Matin, December 12, 2013,
    Only Allah knows the best....isnt it? And what happens ...happens for the greater good. To me justice has been served...even after 42 years... From my elders in the family who were adults during 1971, I have been hearing these names since my childhood...how henious they were...how they killed innocent ppl without any mercy... I trust my elders more than anyone....and the proof supported that in the court.
  • Shahnur Begum, December 12, 2013,
    Absolutely, it was a pre-planned #JudicialMurder. I's surprised about ICT, how did they accept the witness of Momena, who was not identified as Momena as her face was covered and she gave 3 different types of witness. Is she trusty? ICT didn't try to find out was #martyrAbdulQuaderMollah and Killer same person or not as demanded by his lawyers. If state make law to fullfil the desires of a few people, why we need court. #Govt could kill him without making so drama. Shame for blind poor people, shame for our country who failed in showing respect to the opinion of International Community. Please watch the video: http://youtu.be/CTKCMzzuBDk.
  • Chorom Udash, December 12, 2013,
    The crime that gets him death http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/the-crime-that-gets-him-death/
  • Shane A Elahi, December 12, 2013,
    Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. If he is innocent Allah will reward him Jannah, else justice has been served (though I sincerely believe this was politically motivated) and may Allah establish His Justice on hiim even on the Day of Judgement. ICNA should know better to not make such publication but then again on second thought it is expected since significant majority of ICNA members of BD origin in USA & Canada are X-Jamat-e-Islami Bangladesh, personal hands on experience. I am now suffering Fitnah within myself here in Toronto seeing my beloved scholars of the west spreading this news as if it is of the same level as Syria, Egypt, Palestine, etc. Current Government (Awami League) or BNP (the opposition) & Jamat, none of them are saints or any defender of Islam or Scholars of Islam in Bangladesh. Born & brought up in Bangladesh, above is my testimony.
  • Chorom Udash, December 12, 2013,
    Eyewitness to Genocide: The Jamaat-e-Islami collaborators who got away with murder http://vimeo.com/60136980
  • Khandaker Moinur Rahman, December 12, 2013,
    I strongly protest against this news. I am from Bangladesh. So I know that this person, Kader Molla is a proven war criminal. He has been proven guilty of murders and rapes of lots of innocent people. His capital punishment was a justice for all his crimes. It is the political agenda of terrorist group Jamaat e Islami to present this murderer as an innocent Islamic leader to world, which is completely wrong. Allah (swt) is just and He loves the truth. Allah hates if you lie without knowing the correct information. So I encourage you to fear Allah and stop spreading wrong information about a proven war criminal. Thanks.
  • Anik Andalib, December 12, 2013,
    So you guys are praising a rapist and mass murderer? Who has been proved beyond reasonable doubt? Shame on you! Whoever feeds you information is a liar and cheat! Educate yourself.
  • Ashique Mahmood, December 12, 2013,
    for ignorants: http://vimeo.com/60136980
  • Shahbaz Nazrul, December 12, 2013,
    What is ICNA's business in giving political statements and activities like this? How do ICNA know that this is a political murder? Who told you that? Or you are circulating a printed statement from Jamat-e-Islami like a robot. This Quader Mollah is probably liable for killing more than hundred muslims. How come ICNA became so sure that it is a political murder? People came in the court of law and gave testimony against this criminal. What is ICNA's stance on the killed 100 of Muslims that were alleged to be killed by this thug? Did you give any statement regarding that? Qader Mollah was awarded the death penalty by a proper trial. I'd like to see ICNA raise its voice against the atrocities of the Rajakars (war collaborators) and Pakistani military men who killed thousands of innocent Muslims from Bangladesh during the 1971 war. Or ICNA is a representative of selected group of muslims e.g. Pakistani Military and Jamaat e Islami?
  • Lubaaba Amatullah, December 12, 2013,
    He was an innocent man convicted on flimsy evidence by a corrupt court: http://bangladeshwarcrimes.blogspot.ca/2013/12/mollas-impending-execution.html May Allah rest his soul at last from the oppression vindictively inflicted on him.
  • Truth be told, December 12, 2013,
    Whose pubic hair ICNA was cutting when Qader Mollah was slaughtering innocent people in 1971?? This is exactly the problem of us, muslims. Can not support the right people. Get well soon ICNA leaders. Stop saying for a war criminal.
  • Riasat Abir, December 12, 2013,
    ICNA are you supporting islam or CORRUPTING it? Shame on you. Kader Molla was a butcher who raped and killed many Bangladeshis in 1971. He got the punishment what he deserved. Now STOP misleading people in the name of islam. http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2013/09/19/momena-seals-mollas-fate
  • Shahana Masum, December 12, 2013,
    Here is the book.http://www.slideshare.net/mrrtanoli/dead-reckoning-sarmila-bose
  • Sabrina Sharmin Nody, December 12, 2013,
    Do your homework. You're talking about a convicted war criminal who killed over 300 people, raped an 11 year old, directly participated in loot and arson. If that's the kind of "leader" ICNA wants and supports then I'm oh so sorry for your loss that people of Bangladesh and government punished a monster. Deepest condolences for ICNA.
  • Shahana Masum, December 12, 2013,
    There are few people do not know two side fact in Bangladesh 1971, please read this non-bias book, this is my humble request.
  • Waziuddin Chowdhury, December 12, 2013,
    Good riddance for the murderer. He lived longer than he deserved. Justice was finally served.
  • Mahmud Hasan, December 12, 2013,
    Is that a Islamic Circle of North America or the Liers Circle of North America?
  • Mahmud Hasan, December 12, 2013,
    http://en.sachalayatan.com/guest_writer/50373
  • ThatThought, December 12, 2013,
    So you are basically backing up a war criminal, in the name of Islam? Does Islam support this?
  • Moudud, December 12, 2013,
    This is a one sided view of the story (defense team's view). The allegation against Mr. Kader Mollah was participation in mass killing directly and indirectly including slaughtering and also raping women in 1971 that was proved in the court. I strongly oppose such kind of announcement from ICNA because they are posting it based on one sided view. Since ICNA is a huge organization of Muslims, such announcement can confuse people all around the world. We expect ICNA to act in much more sensible fashion by not announcing such one sided controversial statement.
  • Mohsina Bukhari, December 12, 2013,
    Inna lillahe wa inna ilaihe rajeuun. Whoever controls the image and information of the past determines what and how future generations will think; whoever controls the information and images of the present determines how those same people will view the past. — George Orwell, 1984
  • Concerned Bangladeshi, December 12, 2013,
    Stop Spreading Blatant Lies. Either he is a criminal, or it is OK for "Islamic" readers to kill and rape... Take your pick...
  • Ataul Russel, December 12, 2013,
    He has killed many people, raped a child in front of her family and so on....
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Rasal Uddin a muslim never curses another. Even Prophet (SM) forbidden us from cursing another person muslim and nonmuslim alike. It is Sunnah to explain another fellow brothers sweetly and nicely just like the Prophet (SM) if they are unaware of the fact. It is a trait of Abu Jehel followers to start cursing when they don't have any logic. I forgive you brother for cursing and may Allah give you hidayah. ICNA also liked your comment that justifies their posting and promoting cursing.
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Awais Saeed I will personally invite you to Bangladesh with all expense paid including airfare if you truly want to learn actually what happened in 1971. I will let you interview 100 Bangladeshis older who has seen 1971 even the one who are Pro-Pakistani and I will challenge you to come and change what you commented below. Brother, 1971 had motor cars, helicopters and aeroplanes. So, it was not that bad of infrastructure. I am sure the Bangladeshis you encounter may have not had a chance to talk to a lady who was raped or a family whose sons were murdered. But whatever you think or others think, Allah (SWT) blessed us with the blessings of independence and the curse of discrimination which every Bengali faced while being in Pakistan.
  • Ashraf Alam, December 12, 2013,
    Very surprised to see ICNA as a supporter of a criminal!
  • Jackie China, December 12, 2013,
    goooood!!!!!!
  • Naser Imran Hossain, December 12, 2013,
    This guy raped and butchered his own countrymen in person. Say what you may, but within the boundaries of the country he had so willingly betrayed once- he was a dead man anyway. This was very unexpected of ICNA.
  • Awais Saeed, December 12, 2013,
    @Talha - in a country still stricken by poverty and lacking infrastructure to have accurate documentation even today, I wonder who was collecting evidence in 1971, how did they prove that who ever supposedly did something was him? If the evidence was so conclusive then why not the govt. present it to UN to counter the criticism of unfair and biased trials? You are saying he/Pakistani forces committed those crimes, I know many Bangalis who think otherwise and put blame for the crimes on Indian backed fighters to fuel the rebellion. The problem with stories (ESP 4 decades old stories) is that they don't stand as evidence in the court of law! Except In Sh. Hasina's kangaroo court.
  • M Ashraf Maitla, December 12, 2013,
    May Allah grant him place in Jannah.
  • Fahad Khan, December 12, 2013,
    travesty of justice. The trial had severe shortcomings. Similar to Bhutto's execution by Zia.
  • Zakaria Haque, December 12, 2013,
    For last 42 years, Abdul Quader Molla has been known as the Butcher of Mirpur. This convicted war criminal killed and raped hundreds of bangladeshis. By supporting him you are revealing your true color. You do not stand for the muslims of United States.
  • Ali Reza, December 12, 2013,
    Shame to Those who killed such a brilliant leader...May Allah grant him Jannatul ferdous..ameen...
  • Sultan Siddiqi, December 12, 2013,
    when we muslim will learn not to kill our good people ...I hope soon
  • Shakib Ahmed, December 12, 2013,
    Why the heck traitors like him stayed in BD after the war? If they sided with Pakistan, they shouldve moved to Pakistan. This execution is well deserved, in fact it should have taken place 42 years ago.
  • Faissal aka Md. Halim, December 12, 2013,
    Guys, ICNA has (or had) parts of it run by a war criminal: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashrafuz_Zaman_Khan What other kind of response can you expect from this organization? They're not Islamic. They're just a bunch of people who choose to believe what they want tk believe, irrespective of the truths out there.
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Sadi bhai, I am not sure when we had another genocide besides the BDR situation. I am sure the next term when BNP goes on they will bring it up. Now that BNP and Jamayat supported War Criminals are being punished, the Awami League and others will be punished once the opposition goes there thats why the Lady is not leaving her throne which we all know. But, once again as Bangladeshi it will be shame to divert my concern and asking a non related question and not supporting me on my viewpoint. How come you or anyone can support ICNA on this (Unless you do not know what happened in 1971 and May Allah forgive your ignorance for your ignorance). Every democratic country has law and order for killing and raping. Those criminals are being dealt. Even in the most developed country USA, many criminals get away. You cannot punish everyone but you definitely should try.
  • Dewan M Ibtesham, December 12, 2013,
    He was a convicted war criminal. Please know your facts.
  • Rasal Uddin, December 12, 2013,
    Talha Syed ur an idiot ...icna is not promoting anything here , all they saying that abdul kadar mullah been hanged for something he didn't do. Fyi even from UN to all the human rights group said these war criminals trials were not fair and didn't meet international standard
  • Sahid Sadi, December 12, 2013,
    Bro..as I said you are right on your perspective as I don't this organisation....so I will leave it to you. ... but what fears me this mess divided the whole country. ...can you answer me one question? ..Now the war criminals (politically persuaded one) are being excuted...when we gonna execute all the post war criminals who have killed millions and raped over last 40 years? ....
  • Faissal aka Md. Halim, December 12, 2013,
    Some of you guys will overlook anything a guy does, so long as he takes Allah's name in doing it. You guys are deliberately blind, and unjust. You choose to condone parties to rale and mass murder. You are thus the enemies of Islam, and go against what Islam has taught. Islamic you are not.
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Allah (swt) reminds us in the Quran (2:154) “And do not say about those who are killed in the way of Allah, “They are dead.” Rather, they are alive, but you perceive [it] not.” - Since when Mohammed (SM) permitted MASS RAPE and MASS MURDER of Civilians in the war of Allah?
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Sadi bhai my problem is ICNA referring Bangladesh Liberation War as an Islamic war that it wasn't. Secondly if whether he is innocent or not is debatable like you and I are debating and I looked at both sides and came to conclusion it is unclear, but he is not Islamic leader. My problem is ICNA where I donate money thinking they are non-Wahabis and reflecting the true value of Islam posting such concluding Pakistani Army and their supporters murder and rapes are justifies by bringing an Ayath. I am very upset that one of my respected brother who I think very knowledgeable going along the line.
  • Sahid Sadi, December 12, 2013,
    Bro don't you see this media is owned by the awami league. ...don't be soo fool....im not going to the debate whether he was a islamic leader or not...none of my business... all im saying they have executed a guy with someone else identity.... Didn't you read Awami league MP golam maula roni who wrote on his face book status the same thing !!... now if you want to wipe off someone's 40 years life based on bangladeshi media than Hatts off to you! !!
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    I do see it is politically executed murder but I did research myself a bit, but based on the live interaction with people who has no political agenda. They described the acts of Kader Mulla or Ali Mujahid. After then, I had to rethink. He was never a student in 1971-75. He was not in DU at all. He came back in 1971. Here is something you may want to read like you shared: http://www.dailyjanakantha.com/news_view.php?nc=16&dd=2013-09-22&ni=149559. Yes, I agree it is a political killing, but he was no Islamic leader that an organization like ICNA would declare so.
  • Sahid Sadi, December 12, 2013,
    Yoo..talha ...don't be sooo ignorant. ... do a bit of research on him...he was a student of dhaka university during 1972-74 when dhaka university was heart of mukthizudda..he elected twice from sahtro union at dhaka university....he was a principle at riffles schools...later on he established his own private uni...before 2010 he doesn't even have a single accusation nor a single GD at any where in Banladesh....awami league disgustingly protraiting him with other kadee mollah who has been died after 1971....don't you see gov is politically excuted his murder? You have grown up since I saw you last time. ..have a bit of common sense and search for the truth...!!!
  • Talha Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Wow I thought ICNA was non biased Islamic Institution. But now I am mistaken. This guy was punished because he lease Pakistani Armies to 300 innocent civilian who was later killed and assisted on Rape or he personally raped many young women. I wonder when war against Pakistan for the Haq of East Pakistan/now Bangladesh was fought for Islam. It was a Muslim country against another Muslim land who became a country. So, ICNA promotes a rapist and murdered who is proven in the court of law as someone who does as Shahid? Wow speechless!
  • Syed Alam, December 12, 2013,
    Wow thought ICNA was an independent and non extremist organization but Alas they are writing about someone who is proven as a war criminal who killed more than 300 innocent people and assisted on raping or taped several girls. Since when Allah asked to rape on war against Islam. And Bangladesh's war for independence was war against Islam? Wow speechless!
  • A Bangladeshi Citizen, December 12, 2013,
    You have number of mis-information in the above article. Please at least correct the absolutely obvious ones. UN Secretary General Banki Moon did not make any request regarding the war-crimes trial in Bangladesh. His call was entirely about the upcoming election in Bangladesh.
  • Omar Shehab, December 12, 2013,
    Since when lying has become a regular practice of ICNA?
  • Owais Aziz, December 12, 2013,
    Inna nillhe wa inna ilahe razion
  • Khurram Malick, December 12, 2013,
    What war crime did he committed? Death penalty for an old man shame...
  • Mashuk Kabir, December 12, 2013,
    Inna lillahe wa inna ilaihe rajeuun.
  • Sadia Rumman, December 12, 2013,
    May Allah grant him Jannath and his family strength :(
  • Abdul Mohin Sajib, December 12, 2013,
    No. Its not..........I am a bangladeshi and I know that its not totally a political murder........This guys was a war criminal...
  • Zaid Alemam, December 12, 2013,
    This is the result of secularism.
  • Tariq Shamsi, December 12, 2013,
    o Allah give him Jannah and forgive his shortcomings
  • Mahmoud Yamak, December 12, 2013,
    Thank you for releasing this statement.
  • Nilofer K Syed, December 12, 2013,
    Inna lillahi wa inna elaihi rajeoon
  • Ramin Haque, December 12, 2013,
    It was a sad day for justice!
  • Bouba Guigma, December 12, 2013,
    peace and paradis for u
  • Bouba Guigma, December 12, 2013,
    They can't stop us
  • Bouba Guigma, December 12, 2013,
    Inna lillahi wa inna ilahi raje'oun. dreadful
  • Atta Hussani, December 12, 2013,
    should be funeral prayer in usa and canada
  • Salaudeen Nausrudeen, December 12, 2013,
    May his sacrifice bring peace and love to Bangladesh
  • Sakib Rajiun, December 12, 2013,
    He was a prominant Educator, Journalist Leader and opposition party head. After his execution his sons and son in laws have been arrested by law enforcement barring them from saying the janazah prayer of their beloved father.
  • Ahmed Chaudhry, December 12, 2013,
    Saadman Ahmed Elman
  • Joe Milburn, December 12, 2013,
    Safi Islam Rafa Nizam Salman Mahmood Rizwan Mahmood Tahmid Islam
  • Muhammad Qasim, December 12, 2013,
    May ALLAH accept the sacrifices of Islamic organization and bless Islami with its glory all over the world ameen
  • cerb, December 7, 2013,
    My comment awaiting moderation will never be posted because fear, fears trurth and dark converts to light once truth is shown but they don't care about truth they have made one up and the rest of us have to eat from the same dirt little dish.
  • cerb, December 7, 2013,
    Sharia law which is actually Turkish law also known as the demonic verses or the Forgotten sayings of Muhammad is not a freedom of religion is a replacement law inflicted on everyone. anyone can anyone who thinks this is about tolerance is an imbecile and doesn't understand hi intolerance from Islam which is a mass monotheistic militant cult that believes and purging everyone who is not them. The first tthey will kill will not ne me because they will try to covert me the first one they will kill will be you the punk, the sell, the lefty types, the passive Christian, all the Jews and ever other train of thought like a virus killing its host which is eventually .what's going to happen is they will turn on each other. America you're all a bunch of jerks like the Europeans. More dum white trash and black trash and brown trash for these animals to convert or kill. The Koran Sura 2 Verse 191 Sura 3 Verse 28 Sura 48 Verse 13 Kill everyone who is not us. Since 9/11 - 23018 Islamic terrorist attacks have taken place.
  • Abdul-Malek, December 6, 2013,
    I have stopped following all of Omar Suleiman's lectures after seeing this. May Allah expose him. He is a Munafiq, and the Munafiqeen are in the lowest depths of Hellfire.
  • Muslim, December 5, 2013,
    Oh ICNA fear ALLAH and stop working as an agent of Bush and Obama... Or else you will be seeing yourself in the same place in hellfire along with them And rest regarding ANWAR AL AWALAKI...he was one of the very righteous man and spoken very true about West and its policy against ISLAM... May ALLAH give ANWAR AL AWALAKI very high place in Jannah... Ameen
  • Rouillie Wilkerson, December 3, 2013,
    Homelessness in one of the richest countries in the world is a very real, yet ridiculous fact. Glad to know people still care somewhere.
  • ICNA, December 2, 2013,
    Thank you for your interest in helping out the needy this winter. Not all ICNA chapters are organizing a winter clothing campaign. To find out if your local ICNA chapter is organizing a drive contact them directly here http://www.icna.org/chapter-locator/. May Allah (swt) Reward you immensely for helping your neighbors.
  • Fauzia Ghauri, December 2, 2013,
    Pls put drop box location in all states if possible
  • Jamshed Qureshi, December 2, 2013,
    Same question goes for Dallas area as well. Thank you
  • Hana Al-Tabbaa, December 2, 2013,
    Any one collecting in Madison Wisconsin?
  • Sums Tee Alam, December 2, 2013,
    Where is there a donation drop off in Houston so that it can forwarded to the winter cities.
  • shohre, November 30, 2013,
    محافظه کاری
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  • Faiza, November 16, 2013,
    MaShaAllah may Allah put blessings in your way! please keep in touch with people at whyislam.org. they will inShaAllah be able to help you find more muslims in your area and if possible, you could just all get together at any fixed place where you all can pray inShaAllah! then you can work towards establishing a proper mosque later.
  • sanwar, November 15, 2013,
    Alhumdulillah
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  • Orlando, November 4, 2013,
    Vote your conscious but do not vote for people that hate Muslims.
  • Orlando, November 4, 2013,
    "Invite all to the way of thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching and argue with them in ways that are best and most suitable for Allah knows best those who are guided from those who have strayed." "We created you from a dingle pair of male and female and made you into tribes and nations not that you may despise one another but that you may know one another and the best of you is he who is God conscious -(Taqwa). " It is you who are asked to spend for the cause of God, but some of you behave in a niggardly way. Whoever behaves miserly does so against his own soul. God is Self-sufficient and you are poor. If you were to turn away from Him, He would just replace you with another people, who will not be like you.
  • dave gaubatz, November 4, 2013,
    The 3 teenagers should not have done this to the Islamic Center, but where is the news when churches and synogogues are vandalized the year round and more importantly where is the media when Christians are killed and their churches burnt to the ground in Islamic based countries?
  • IftikharA, November 4, 2013,
    Islam in Arabic means Peace and as any faith, you will judge it by its peaceful majority from the 1.6 billions members and not from a non significant extremist radical minority and their cultural upbringing that has nothing to do with the faith. These extremists exist from Jews settling inside Palestinians Occupied Territories to those who sexually abuse children in Catholicism to Evangelists and their Mega Churches and the $millions wasted on leaders lifestyles to Buddhists who are killing ethnic minority Muslims in Burma and the list continue. LET US CONCENTRATE ON THE MAJORITY OF FAITHFUL AND START BUILDING A FAIR PICTURE BASED ON HOPE, PEACE, LOVE AND MUTUAL RESPECT FOR ALL. Muslims are not one group of people. 1. An advisor to Jimmy Carter told Counterpunch in 1998 that "There isn’t a global Islam. Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion." 2. This was with reference to the question of whether the CIA's arming of the Mujahedeen was a dangerous move because in 1998 people had begun to perceive "Islamic terrorism" as a threat. 3. The advisor asked "what is there in common among Saudi Arabian fundamentalism, moderate Morocco, Pakistan militarism, Egyptian pro-Western or Central Asian secularism? Nothing..." 4. The imagined beast which, for many, consists of the "Islamic world" is a delusion caused by the choice of brush with which NATO has lately been tarring its chosen victims. Islam is the first religion which systematically empowered women when women were considered as totally subservient to man. There was no concept of her being an independent entity and enjoying equal right with dignity. We live in a country where women are over-sexualised and sold as 'products' for capitalist gains. A woman's beauty is splashed around everywhere, and she is only judged by that. Islam tells a woman to cover up so that she is not abused as Western women are. Islam provides the security and respect to women community than other religions. The western countries are using the women as an entertainment channels. All the women in the world should think about themselves then decide what is right and what is wrong for them in other religions (than Islam) What is feminism? Nothing but women’s movement to empower her and to consider her full human being and not mere second sex as ‘Simon de Bouire called her. Thus we see in western countries until early part of twentieth century she did not enjoy an independent status. It was only after thirties of twentieth century that she won equal status legally and various western countries passed the laws to this effect. Yet patriarchy is looming large on her in these countries. Qur’an empowered her and gave equal status. Another important question is what is the difference between Islamic and western feminism or is there any difference at all. If we go by definition of feminism as an ideology of empowerment of women, there is no difference. On the other hand, women had no rights and but won through great deal of struggle and this struggle came to be known as ‘feminism’ i.e. women’s empowerment. Islam started since the first prophet (pbuh). And so did Islam continue to Moses (pbuh), Jesus (pbuh) and then the final prophet Mohammed (pbuh). God has send prophets to all nations at all times. So I think you don't even know what Islam means. You have to understand Regarding the violent Verses in the Qur'an according to their Context, where those verses Were Revealed, what was the purpose, and why they Were Revealed & What was the condition of Muslim & you have to be contextualize. Verses regarding violence were Revealed during wars, or when Muslims were expelled from their homes, and killed, and butchered, then hose violence Verses were revealed to take Action against Enemy of Muslims and Islam ! Islam is a peaceful religion, terrorism arose in response to the massive killings done by the west in Muslim lands, starting with Afghanistan, and now the Arab world where the West is interfering now. As a Muslim I'm taught that I have 2 kinds of brother, brothers in Islam, and brothers in humanity, that's why I love everyone unconditionally. I believe in the truth and the truth is that Islam does not allow the deaths of innocents and you're cherry-picking and misinterpreting and taking out of context. According to Islam, as a Muslim who studied it for more than a decade, is AGAINST the killings of innocents. Don't judge a faith from the misguidance of others. It is a sin in Islam to kill innocent people including children, women and elderly. You are fooled by your media and anti-Islamists misinterpreting the sources of Islam. IA London School of Islamics Trust http://www.londonschoolofislamics.org.uk
  • youssef, November 3, 2013,
    god bless you;we are all mosleman
  • GENUG, October 24, 2013,
    heeeeeeeerrrrrrrrreeeeeee's HAMAS! Queda too! secure the damn border!!!!
  • […] ICNA was founded by South Asian Muslims and its constitution draws heavily from the Jamaat-e-Islami. The Jamaat was loyal to Pakistan during the 1971 war. The killing squad, known as Al Badar, was a Jamaat offshoot. […]
  • Dastagir, October 19, 2013,
    Say Bismillah and take the noble step of building a mosque nearby.
  • […] ICNA was founded by South Asian Muslims and its constitution draws heavily from the Jamaat-e-Islami. The Jamaat was loyal to Pakistan during the 1971 war. The killing squad, known as Al Badar, was a Jamaat offshoot. […]
  • Dr. M.A. Haque, October 15, 2013,
    Thanks. It is the occasion when we are reminded of sacrifice for Allah. But the issue is that lot of Muslims make it an occasion of pomp and show. They purchase animals for sacrifice at exorbitant prices and then tell about the same to all and sundry. People even go on TV to show off their wealth. Allah does not like that. We must do it for Allah and not for people to know how much we spend on the occasion.
  • Umm Abdul-Rahman, October 14, 2013,
    Alhamdullilah that you remember thje sick.Jazaka Allah Khair. I am one of them. I pray Allah SWT show mercy on all of the people who show mercy to the sick and shut in their homes.
  • Saima Ashraf, October 14, 2013,
    This is heart warming! Alhamdullilah!!! “What most Latinos who have embraced Islam find most amazing is their cultural affinity to the Muslim culture,” says Ruiz. “It’s like rediscovering your past. That area of our past has been hidden from us.”
  • Nizam, October 13, 2013,
    Eid mubarak!
  • Moh Riaz, October 13, 2013,
    Eid Mubarak.” Which is Arabic for “Eid Bendito.” Which is Spanish for “Have a Blessed Eid.”
  • Arif Khalil, October 13, 2013,
    Sarawoot Sriwannayos we need to visit upper Thailand for a week or so soon after Eid if you agree
  • Dua Friss, October 13, 2013,
    i think a lot ppl relized that NT is fabricated and all dogmats, and faith base is like too much humans in it..than God guidence, things taht science juyst dicrover that Jesus pbuh didnt die on the cross...islam knew first. Its a very interesting...and anyway church really have alot problems with lead..priests are disguided...which is sad. A lot ppl relaized its juyst the organisation for making $$$. Far away from real Jerusalem stories and Jesus and Holy Family life, unfortulatelly.
  • Huda Qureshi-Rehman, October 13, 2013,
    Alhamdullilah this is just beautiful
  • Muslimah, October 13, 2013,
    SubhanAllah
  • Julissa Jewels Fikri, October 13, 2013,
    Allahu Akbar!!!!
  • Maqbool Malik, October 13, 2013,
    May ALLAH (SWT) accept all of us. Aameen.
  • Athar Ali, October 13, 2013,
    Its fascinating that despite of media Islamophobia, people still finding way to see and embrace Islam. Would love to hear what prompted them to accept this new faith? May Allah Bless us All!!
  • Michelle K Sullivan, October 13, 2013,
    Wow didnt know all that. Bless you all and your dedication to the lord threw your faith. :)
  • Star Noble, October 13, 2013,
    I reverted to Islam about a month ago. It's been a bit of a rough road as I am alone here, no mosques even remotely close to me.
  • Khaled Dardar, October 13, 2013,
    Is it possible to get a copy of the data?
  • Travis Tarrant, October 13, 2013,
    I converted to Islam three years ago and I saw on a documentary where a lot of Puerto Rican women were converting to Islam and lately at our masjid, there have been quite a few Latinos declaring Shahada-ALHAMDULILLAH!!!
  • Sonia, October 13, 2013,
    ALLAH juakbar
  • Rosalba Soto-Vazquez, October 13, 2013,
    Darartu Shafi this is beautiful :)
  • Jiyaad Naeem, October 13, 2013,
    Alhumdulillah, this is awesome!
  • Myron Johnson, October 13, 2013,
    I reverted back to a more natural sate of being...the only one...to serve the one and only truth! Allah hu ackbar!
  • Fatuma Salad Mohammed, October 13, 2013,
    Masha Allah
  • Iqra Shaikh, October 13, 2013,
    MashAllah :) <3
  • Julio Juarez, October 13, 2013,
    Because we finally found the best way to love Allah and correct path to follow
  • Fakher Ahmad, October 13, 2013,
    الحمد لله علي نعمه الاسلام
  • Mohamed Khan, October 13, 2013,
    Alhamdullah
  • Taazmin Imani, October 13, 2013,
    mashallah!!
  • Darartu Shafi, October 13, 2013,
    MashAllah Rosalba Soto-Vazquez
  • Roselin Ali, October 13, 2013,
    Alhmdullah !!!!!!!!!
  • D.E.H, October 13, 2013,
    This article truly warms my heart, I am of Mexican decent and Alhumdillilah I took my shahada this August. Although it is difficult to for family to adjust keep in mind that you are doing the right thing if you are thinking about reverting to Islam.
  • Dina Elabbadi, October 13, 2013,
    Alhmdullah
  • Maria Armitage, October 9, 2013,
    ssbhanna allah
  • Hajar Mahassine, October 9, 2013,
    ssobhanna allah
  • […]  Virtues of the First 10 Days of “Dhul-Hijja” […]
  • Usman Baloch, October 9, 2013,
    Masha ALLAH
  • […] Islamic Circle of North America condemns attack by suicide bombers on Peshawar church: http://www.icna.org/icna-condemns-suicide-attack-on-church-in-peshawar/#more-15000 […]
  • Roberto Cruz via Facebook, September 26, 2013,
    ICNA will there be a convention in Atlanta sometime this year?
  • Mohammed Moizuddin via Facebook, September 25, 2013,
    I hope some imaams will someday realize that ibaadah is between u n ur lord Allah who is most forgiving and merciful. But if you harm another person I.e. huqooqulibaad that person will take ur good deeds n someone taking another person's life may never b able to enter paradise.
  • Ismail Fazel via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    The pakistanies is to blame for all these misconceptions of islam look at how many sects of islam they have.... no joke and I am not a hater but some one above them is dictating how muslims should be.
  • I blame nations like Saudi Arabia Jordan and Pakistan who don't do enough to take up a leadership position in the Muslim world. These countries will stand by when many atrocities happen and they won't even voice an opinion on it. They need to be more vocal and active in trying to solve problems in Muslim countries
  • Nadiesta Sanchez via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    Also condemn the attacks on the Christians of Pakistan. This topic needs to be addressed at the mosques and Islamic centers please!
  • Mohammed Moizuddin via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    Something that is lacking here in us and many other parts of the world is to not bring such important talk in jumma khutba. For many young Muslims this is the only time you can have their attention. Instead we only emphasize on the same few topics about ibaadah. Agree that ibaadah is important but muaamelaat and specially telling all loud n clear about the impermissibility of such heinous acts in islaam. Our imaams need to bring this important topic as part of their jumma khutbas
  • Alan TheMask via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    While Islam does not support killing of the innocents, we need to be fair and also know the entire picture and condemn the wrong accordingly. Kenya has invaded Somalia for years with the support of the West and killed many innocent civilians who has nothing to do with the war. Before that Ethiopia also invaded Somalia with the support of the West and also killed many civilians. Al-Shabab was formed (from my readings) to fight those kind of enemies to the Somalian people. I don't agree with killings of civilians, as Allah (sw) tells us in the Quran that killing one soul is like killing the entire humanity and saving one soul is like saving the entire humanity. But to be fair, when people condemn this attack, they also need to condemn the years of killings from the Kenyan and Ethiopian armies to the Somalian civilians.
  • Karrar Leghari via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    The Problem is the illiteracy in many Muslim countries, also in Many , if not most Masjids in the United States the Imam and leadership are immigrants from outside the U.S. I have hope that once the American Born Muslims grow and start to run and influence Masjids on a larger scale instead of foreign Imams then at least in the U.S. Muslim Community there will be a much smaller chance of extremism occurring .
  • Saira Mehnaz Ahmed via Facebook, September 24, 2013,
    BUt why not teach the right things to Muslim youth so they do not go join these groups (i heard 2 American youth were also in this attack) First we need to teach the youth about tolerance, instead of talking about who is oppressing the Muslims all the time... and talking about how we should never hesitate to start a fight for Islam. Or how our Prophet were fighting against his OWN family for Islam... First teach about TOLERANCE..
  • Mohammad Omer via Facebook, September 23, 2013,
    Brother, don't just be judgmental, how can you assume this is done by Muslims? most probably its done by Indian or American agencies......
  • Emad Abujawayed via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    Like Mr Raza mentioned we condemn this brutal act but the Muslims attacked and slaughtered everywhere like Burma and India and that's ok and the media turned on the blind eye like usual
  • Muhammad Fahad Raza via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    this act is condemnable but when terrorist attacks mosques all media stakeholders close their eyes :(
  • Waqar Ahmad via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    This very very brutal. We strongly condemn.
  • Lucciano Luccio via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    Why did they do this ???
  • Mohamad Abujawayed via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    This is shameful, killing innocents in the name of Islam. Islam is innocent of these terrorists and they're condemned with the strongest possible terms.
  • Halima Faraj via Facebook, September 22, 2013,
    may Allah guide us to asirotal mustaqim. ameen ya Rabb. :(
  • […] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, […]
  • […] Click here to also see ICNA’s statement on killing of a Christian leader in Pakistan. […]
  • […] Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown in Egypt at the request of millions of Egyptian Muslims, ICNA is outraged. It is trying to mobilize the Muslim-American community into pressuring the U.S. government to have […]
  • Kevin Jerry Cassidy, September 2, 2013,
    WTF only is citiznes should be spied in we are the bad peole here ! good grief!
  • […] the country, ICNA will be giving out school supplies to all children in need regardless of their religion. I commend them for their efforts and wish them success. Hopefully, this endeavor will grow and be […]
  • Maliyka A. Muhammad, Brooklyn, NY, August 27, 2013,
    Mashallah, this is wonderful. May you all be reqrded for your charity and granted Paradise!!!
  • […] its latest fundraising letter, ICNA’s President says funds are needed to “counter the seeds of hate and bigotry being sown […]
  • Sara, Florida, August 25, 2013,
    -Thank you for highlighting the needed corrections, we will see to it that the information is updated. -Yes,the image of how it is portrayed to the world is important and that is why ROTR strives to do it in a professional, and positive manner. The charitable objective of ROTR is to raise funds towards relief efforts that benefit the greater good of communities in need.
  • Maya Urbano, August 24, 2013,
    Thank you Sheikh Noman Ali Khan and to everyone involved in this wonderful project, as a Latina myself I feel happy and blessed to have embraced Islam and see this great contribution to our brothers and sisters in Mexico by all of you.
  • misbah, toronto, August 24, 2013,
    plz add the links of social sites (along articles) to share them.......
  • misbah, toronto, August 24, 2013,
    Ma Sha Allah. May Allah subhan wataala accepts their efforts and gives them best reward in akhira...... May Allah SWT guide all of us to become the true ambassadors of Islam in specially in our community and in the whole world too.
  • Shakeel Chaudhry, August 24, 2013,
    We all need to keep these efforts going. May allah give us all opportunity to spread the words of allah.
  • Tariq Ali, August 24, 2013,
    Allah hlep them .we can do the pray (duaa ) for our Muslims brothers.
  • Aasiya, San Jose, August 24, 2013,
    Ya allah, protect the innocent all around the world, especially in Syria, Egypt, Burma, and Palestine. Ameen. We know not who the 'real' oppressor is. Ya Allah, you know everything of the seen and the unseen. You know the hidden and the apparent. Please punish the wrongdoers and rescue the victims, and forgive all of us for our inability to stop the oppression. Ameen.
  • Sumaiyah, NC, USA, August 23, 2013,
    This is the du'a of prophets Ibrahim and Isma'il (as) 2:129 Our Lord! Send amongst them a messenger of their own, who shall rehearse Thy signs to them and instruct them in scripture and wisdom, and purify them; for Thou art the Exalted in Might, the Wise. Rabbanaa, wab'athu fiihim rasuula minhum; yatlu 'alayhim ayaatika wa yu'alimuhumul kitaba wal hikmatan; wa yuzakkiihim. Innaka antal 'azizul hakim. رَبَّنَا وَابْعَثْ فِيهِمْ رَسُولاً مِّنْهُمْ يَتْلُو عَلَيْهِمْ آيَاتِكَ وَيُعَلِّمُهُمُ الْكِتَابَ وَالْحِكْمَةَ وَيُزَكِّيهِمْ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ العَزِيزُ الحَكِيمُ {129}
  • Maymuna Ali, August 23, 2013,
    Mashaa Allah.
  • Rouillie Wilkerson, August 23, 2013,
    I will make dua...
  • Anique Newaz, Ann arbor, MI, August 23, 2013,
    President Obama must stop all aid to The military Governments and support the democratic elections which have legitimately placed President Alike the democratically elected president Obama, this president must also be given the chance to complete his office term. The greatest injustice is to give no value to the sheer loss of human lives including the lives of Muslim women and innocent children in Muslim societies. May Allah the almighty bless and guide the victims of aggression and who are losing loved ones.
  • ZEN DAHODI, USA, August 23, 2013,
    Rather than telling Obama to stop $1.3 billion aid to Egypt and stop killings in Egypt, ICNA should tell Saudis and Kuwaiti and U A E to stop $12-20 billion dollar aid to the dictator to continue the killings and destruction of Egypt and infant democracy. The Muslim leadership including ICNA knows it very well but has no guts to bell the cats.
  • ZEN DAHODI, USA, August 23, 2013,
    Only pray will help in this matter? or ICNA has to do something more? The crisis, killings, destruction and havoc in Syria, Egypt, Libya and several other Muslim lands are being carried out by the Jihadi terrorists, Muslim extremists and their protectors, supporters and financiers, and they are Muslims too. ICNA should stand up and voiced their concern to these terrorists, who are carrying out this anti-Muslim and anti-Islam Jihads.
  • Douglas Kelly, August 23, 2013,
    They called the lies about Saddam's WMDs "credible reports." Who establishes the "credibility?" Mossad/CIA/MI6 posing as weapons inspectors? http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/08/23/320086/syria-militants-preventing-chem-probe/
  • Douglas Kelly, August 23, 2013,
    May Allah (swt) reveal the truth as to the use of chemical weapons and also reveal the true motives of those who would bear false witness.
  • Qazi, London,Canada, August 23, 2013,
    Salam, What is our role and how can we help the people in need, i understand making dua is the 1st step but what is next?? We should not be able to sleep at nights considering the situation we have at hand in different parts of the world, so many innocent people die everyday, ask him who lost his beloved one. The whole point is Muslim Ummah is not united !!! the Saudi Kings should also play an important role
  • Farah Shabbir, August 23, 2013,
    Dina, maybe if the protest was held on the weekend more people would show up. Please advise.
  • Nasreen Godil, August 23, 2013,
    O Allah, help who is wright, n guide who is wrong. Aameen!
  • Hamid Rumy, August 23, 2013,
    Allah help them... we are helpless...
  • Dina Elabbadi, August 23, 2013,
    Yes we need the Duaa also we have a protest today on 42 street and 2 nd ave from 4-7 please join
  • Saeed Kazmi, Austin, August 23, 2013,
    It appears that ICNA is supporting Al Qaeda and other gangs of terrorists killing and cannibalizing people. These people commit such acts of inhuman violence and put them on youtube. Your funding must be coming from the master mind of Muslim terrorism -- the great Saudi Arabia.
  • Suhail Kadri, Norwalk, CT, August 23, 2013,
    As Salaamoaleykum; May Allah Subhanawatu'ala accept all your good efforts and continue to support you going forward. Ameen Just a typo/ correction in your Syria/Egypt du'a appeal. 4th paragraph last line. " . . . and the crackdown of peaceful protestors. . ." - this suggests that the peaceful protestors are doing the cracking down. It should read ". . .and the crackdown ON peaceful protestors. . ." Jazakom'Allaho Khairun Suhail
  • tomas alla, Haiti, August 23, 2013,
    May I ask that all of the Coptic children of Egypt be given a back pack in their schools since sixty of their churches were burned down in the last two months by Muslim Extremist(Muslim Brotherhood). This would be a great effort(Jihad) to atone for radical elements of Islam that we must destroy in order to save our religion.
  • Inez, Sylvester, August 23, 2013,
    You've rushed to a conclusion in your article that the Assad government is responsible for the use of chemical weapons. In addition, you have chosen to overlook the duplicitous role that the UN blocs have played in arming the regime in Syria, thus fueling bloodshed, instead of exploring a political solution. What about the role that the rebels themselves have played in rejecting a political solution. You also make the assumption that the Assad government cares nothing about the people of Syria but the rebels who have rejected all attempts at a political solution care about the Syrian people. May Allah have mercy on our souls.
  • […] the Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown in Egypt at the request of millions of Egyptian Muslims,  ICNA is outraged.  It is trying to mobilize the Muslim-American community into pressuring the U.S. government to […]
  • Ordeprogresia Haiti, Haiti, August 23, 2013,
    Assalamoalaikum my brother, I am Abdul Jabar executive director "ORDEPROGRESIA", organization for development and progress of Islamic Artibonite Haiti.We working in dawah and help children. We have the ultimate honor to salute you in the name of Allah and we profit this opportunity to thank you for your support and collaboration in our islamic cominityGonaives Haiti . ORDEPROGRESIA is a non profit islamic organization in Haiti whose core business is the care of destitute children. In this word "poor children" come together: orphans, abandoned children and other children affected by poverty and deprivation that characterize children in general in Haiti. ORDEPROGRESIA Actively involved in the development of children at all points of view. All children entrusted are guaranteed access to the bread of education, receive health care, to be nourished and grow in a vital support for their psychological development Since after the earthquake of January 12, 2010 that caused losses to human and material we confront a problem such as: Islamic document to teach them,a clinic medical ,rehability(repair) the Masjid. foods for children, a bus equipped to transport, a fund to pay the teachers, we are writing to you just for providing financial support to our poor little children. Please my brother we would like to give us your support May Allah Bless you. Abdul jabar. Ordeprogresia Adress: 64bis,rue Antenor Firmin Gonaives Haiti Phone: (509) 3709-7432 ; (509) 712-1755 email:abduldjabal@yahoo.fr ; ordeprogresia@yahoo.fr
  • Nazma Umme Sara Islam, August 22, 2013,
    That's where my family lives. But they forget about the giveaway due to guests :/
  • Darakhshan Maqsood, August 22, 2013,
    Maa shaa Allah
  • Rahim Malik, August 22, 2013,
    good deed and a way to dawah too.......
  • […] radical to be admitted to the United States for last year’s national convention. And MAS violated a promise to no longer invite Egyptian Islamist Ragheb Elsergany to its events after he launched into an […]
  • Iffat Alam, New Jersey, August 22, 2013,
    Alhamdolillah. ICNA took this action against this military coup,(although they are not realizing it as "Military Coup". We must make some more efforts as it is terrorism & those behind it to support these inhuman & unjust acts are terrorist.
  • john237, los angeles, August 20, 2013,
    If really we want to stop Jihadi Terrorism around the globe, we must stand up and dismantle the Saudi Kingdom; who is bank rolling billions of dollars around the world only to spread extreme Islamic ideology (Wahabism). All the Jehadi Terrorists are 100% Salafist-Wahabi including 9/11; and they all have been trained since their childhood to be Jihadi. The Saudi-Quwaity and Dubai's Kings are handing over billions to general Sisi; only to keep their evil empire alive, but once their puppet is installed; they will impose more worst Sharia Empire on Egypt than Bin Laden did in Afghanistan. Do not forget; Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda's goons have same ideology, aims and goals.
  • MSKHATTAK, PAKISTAN, August 19, 2013,
    It is not understandable why people are irritated if Muslims wants to practice islamic shariah in their countries. Islamic Shariah is just like a way of life given by GOD "ALLAH" to Muslims. It is a way of life we practice just like Democracy, Socialism, Communism, etc. The reason to get irritated is that the Thugs, Fugitives, Bribery, Misappropriation, Embezzlement, Corruption, Nudity, Vulgarism, Nepotism, Favoritism, and all evils alike have no place in this system. Thus the followers of Devil don't like this system and trying to oppose it from day one.
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  • Hany kamel, Toronto, August 19, 2013,
    You all got it wrong,,, The real terrorist is the Muslem brotherhood and their supporters The Deposed President was elected by a narrow margin in a PROTEST VOTE ,due to the Rigging of the ballots and Prevention of Coptic Christians from voting and rigging of 2 million votes in Amiria printing place of the palots prints. and bribing the poor villagers with food items and money. Egyptians demanded of The Traitors, and terrorists and the army simply carried out the overwhelming demand of Over 30 millions that demonstrated In Egypt On June 30/2013. The USA administration is In support of The Muslem Brothrhood as it is a sure way to destroy and fragment Egypt, same as did in Iraque, Libya and Syria etc. Please think ...Why would the US Government support an islamist , medivial rule otherwise !!!!!!
  • Ilyas Syed, Pakistan, August 19, 2013,
    Well done Helping Hand.
  • dawahondevon, chicago, August 19, 2013,
    Keep hope alive !
  • dawahondevon, chicago, August 19, 2013,
    nothing new to us. This is 500 yrs old histry of politics. " jiskey lathi uskey bhaes(cow).Holy Cow! Keep hope alive.
  • Ch Muhammad Ashraf Khokhar, Muzaffargarg Punjab Pakis, August 18, 2013,
    Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu Respected Brother Naeem Baig sahib, Aslam u Alekum wa Rematulah wa barkatuhu, Hope this mail wl find U in good Health & peace,GOD bless U Healthy,Wealthy long life AAAAAAMEEEEEEN,
  • Faraz, Ontario, August 17, 2013,
    May Allah accepts shahadat of all Muslim and protect us from Pharoh of this time. Ameen
  • marlie L., jamaica queens ny, August 17, 2013,
    Hello I need shelter and hoping to find a place to stay. (347)898-3973
  • ADEL MANSI, TANTA -EGYPT, August 17, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and I support Al SISI against Terrorists MB are liaers they kill their supporters and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them which is totally not true …. we are the Egyptian people asked The Armed Forces to defend us and our country from terrorists MB who are funded by Obama We here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire IT IS NOT A COUP please stop believing and supporting terrorists… Please stop Obama from supporting terror in the middle east and Egypt in particular
  • kamal, New Jersey, August 16, 2013,
    Do too democracy people are dead now if honestly if modernization wasn't implemented and the ummah united those two tyrants and the ones one the way would never succeeded in their unjust unislamic government
  • Salim Morgan, KSA, August 16, 2013,
    They (the disgruntled loser of the democratic process) wouldn't even have to wait three years! They could have left Morsi in place and simply called for PARLIAMENTARY elections to be held very quickly (say 6 weeks). If they really have the numbers, they could have easily affected the course of events with this new Parliament. The fact that they didn't is just another proof that they do NOT have the numbers. That means they are indeed anti-democratic and what the protesters are calling for is the return of democracy. This is nothing but the same old government re-taking power - most of which they never lost for even a moment.
  • zahid, pakistan, August 15, 2013,
    zen dahodi very rightly said, "minorities to wait the turn, gain the confidence of people, prove it in next Election and try to do what they aim to policies and constitution" Salute to the ill courage of American Elite i.e government, still not declaring it the COUP.
  • Hanan, Jamaica, NY, August 15, 2013,
    As-Salaam Alaikum wa Rahmatullah Please allow me to correct myself about the founding of the ICNA Women's Shelter: MWHN worked in collaboration with ICNA's United Muslim Movement Against Homelessness (UMMAH)organization to establish the current ICNA Women's Shelter that remains operable in Jamaica, NY, al-hamdulillah (full credit). I hope this comment will be allowed to appear on the ICNA website, insha'Allah-- as the record should be clear. Many good sisters from the Jamaica community worked very hard for its establishment, by the Grace of Allah (swt).
  • Hanan, Jamaica, NY, August 15, 2013,
    As-Salaam Alaikum\ Great work still being done by ICNA. Just a small correction: the ICNA Women's Shelter in Jamaica, NY was founded in 1997 by the Muslim Women's Help Network (MWHN) that worked in collaboration with ICNA with the house being funded by ICNA and all of the services delivered by MWHN members. Please give credit where it is due, al-hamdulillah.
  • Fuad Saeed, Chicago, August 15, 2013,
    These were NOT Pro-democracy protestors as you are calling them, they are staunch supporters of Muslim Brotherhood which wants to implement Sharia law and not democracy so how are they supporters of democracy? By the way there is nothing wrong with that since they have the right to choose the form of government that they want and regardless of their stand, they shouldn't have been mowed down by Army the way they were, but my question to you ISNA is why are you fabricating the news, call them for what they are, you guys really think that in this age of science and technology you can twist facts and fabricate news? What are you FOX NEWS? They are supporters of Morsi and MB who now in Egypt includes a)Salafis - Noor Party - who consider others sects of Islam besides their own as heretics and are extremely intolerant and rigid b)the MB includes those who support the violence against minorities and people of other faiths C) they include hardliners who are exclusionary toward other segments of Egyptian society and d) they include element that support the Al Qaida affiliated groups in Syria and call for massacres in Syria, these are true facts, but having said true facts that doesn't give the Army the right to massacre them so violently so even though our U.S. government might not like some of the shady characters in MB, they should fully support anti-violence - which I might add some of these Salafis themselves don't believe in - and help resolve this issue peacefully for all.
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, August 15, 2013,
    Dua of the Oppressed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=uLfVd4uRPak
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, August 15, 2013,
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=uLfVd4uRPak
  • Naz, MD, August 15, 2013,
    I request ICNA to organize a Mass rally in DC soon
  • ZEN DAHODI, ONTARIO, CA, August 15, 2013,
    HOPE ICNA will also condemn the Muslim Killing Muslims, and killings of SHIAS in many Muslim countries during the pray and that too in Masajids and Qubrastans. It is the WORST, when some Muslim clerics are condoning such killings.
  • ZEN DAHODI, ONTARIO, CA, August 15, 2013,
    Thanks for condemning the VIOLENCE. If the grievances of the minority and defeated politicians, were the issues, they should have waited for their term to get elected and would have changed the Constitution and policies too. America and the West is doing exactly like that but to give ultimatum to the elected government and give power to the defeated goons, and that too it when it was few months old, Obama and the Minorities of Egypt has mercilessly KILLED the infant Democracy. They are responsible for this chaos, killings and destruction.And just by calling for cancelling the military drill, Obama is not going to solve the problem. He has to stop all the aids and re-install elected government, or Al -Qaeda will take over Egypt and the entire Arab world.
  • Kamran, Corona, August 15, 2013,
    Why is ICNA promoting fashion for women in this capacity. Showing our sisters to the world on a stage... No need to copy West in these things, Please. Islamic attire only doesn't make it halal it is also the intention and what your protrraying is important.
  • Faisal Siddiqui, UK, August 15, 2013,
    Indeed the military regime has underestimated the strength of the people of Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood by trying to crush them by terrorism and brutality.. InshaAllah they will be proven wrong and Muslim Brotherhood and the people of Egypt will show their courage and steadfastness against these terrorists until the final success.. May Allah give strength, courage and steadfastness to the people of Egypt and MB..Allahumma ameen
  • […] its latest fundraising letter, ICNA’s President says funds are needed to “counter the seeds of hate and bigotry being sown […]
  • wan avanza, malaysia, August 14, 2013,
    interesting.....God willing, things will go smoothly as long as we have courage and faith..... will visit one day
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, August 14, 2013,
    Ya Allah Ta Ala' Protect the Muslims from Shaytan nir Rajeen make them successful in this life and the next... 75. And why should ye not fight in the cause of Allah and of those who being weak are iil-treated (and oppressed)? Men women and children whose cry is: "Our Lord! rescue us from this town whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from Thee one who will protect; and raise for us from Thee one who will help!." Sura 4:75 الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا يُقَاتِلُونَ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ ۖ وَالَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا يُقَاتِلُونَ فِي سَبِيلِ الطَّاغُوتِ فَقَاتِلُوا أَوْلِيَاءَ الشَّيْطَانِ ۖ إِنَّ كَيْدَ الشَّيْطَانِ كَانَ ضَعِيفًا
  • Ahmed, Cairo, August 14, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and i am support Al SISI against Terrorists they are killing themselves and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them although armed forces provide them water and try to secure them if anyone carry guns or knives go inside them they catch them to make them safe we here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire please stop believing and supporting
  • Ghada Helmy, Egypt. cairo, August 14, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and I support Al SISI against Terrorists MB are liaers they kill their supporters and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them which is totally not true …. we are the Egyptian people asked The Armed Forces to defend us and our country from terrorists MB who are funded by Obama We here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire IT IS NOT A COUP please stop believing and supporting terrorists… Please stop Obama from supporting terror in the middle east and Egypt in particular
  • Alexis Maestre-Saborit, Toronto, Canada, August 14, 2013,
    Alexis Maestre-Saborit(45)is Activist in the United States(Social and Political). Alexis Maestre-Saborit, is Victim of Cruel Repression in the United States. Alexis Maestre-Saborit is Victim of Prosecutions in the United States. Alexis Maestre-Saborit, is Victim of Human Right Violations in the United States. Alexis 3040 Willard St Fort Myers(FL)USA 33916 Phone(239)823-2953 The Life of Alexis Maestre-Saborit is Danger in the United States.
  • Alexis Maestre-Saborit, Toronto, Canada, August 14, 2013,
    United Statesis the Responsability of the Military Action of Massacre in Egypt. Alexis Maestre-Saborit
  • TIJANI SA'EED, NIGERIA, August 14, 2013,
    Dear Sir, I am a Islamic religion knowledge teacher in one of an international school in Nigeria. I wish we participate in next coming quiz competition and we will like to be part of the program. I will like the coordinator to reply through the above e-mail address or call my number to give a space to participate. +2348108653257 +2348074657950 hope to hear from you. Thanks
  • tarek, cairo, August 14, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and I support Al SISI against Terrorists MB are liaers they kill their supporters and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them which is totally not true …. we are the Egyptian people asked The Armed Forces to defend us and our country from terrorists MB who are funded by Obama We here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire IT IS NOT A COUP please stop believing and supporting terrorists… Please stop Obama from supporting terror in the middle east and Egypt in particular
  • Lola Mt, Cairo , Egypt, August 14, 2013,
    the brotherhood is a group of terrorists and anyone who can't see that is either stupid or blind , there are no peaceful protesters among them and there is no military coup the truth of the situation is that the army and the people have united against these traitors and anyone who stands with them or aids them , so any interference will not be excepted
  • MAHA, CAIRO, August 14, 2013,
    Muslim Brotherhood are liars
  • Karim Ashour, Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and I support Al SISI against Terrorists MB are liaers they kill their supporters and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them which is totally not true …. we are the Egyptian people asked The Armed Forces to defend us and our country from terrorists MB who are funded by Obama We here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside. we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country "Peacefully" and its our will and desire "IT IS NOT A COUP" please stop believing and supporting terrorists… Please stop Obama from supporting terror in the middle east and Egypt in particular
  • Tarek, Toronto, Canada, August 13, 2013,
    MB are liaers they kill their supporters and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them which is totally not true …. we are the Egyptian people asked The Armed Forces to defend us and our country from terrorists MB who are funded by Obama We here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire IT IS NOT A COUP please stop believing and supporting terrorists… Please stop Obama from supporting terror in the middle east and Egypt in particular
  • Dalia bayoumy, charlotte , NC , August 13, 2013,
    Muslim brotherhood kill themselves , kill others , burn churches allover Egypt .. Am real Muslim Thank God , I live in Charlotte but i have a lot of real Muslim and christian friends since more than 20 years i know who they are, and they are telling the truth .. if you want the Muslim brotherhood and think they are good people invite them to USA and decide .. by the way these people are in US Masjed fighting the States .. You can check this after Friday Prayer weekly .. i dont go to any Masjed anymore
  • hoda abdelzaher, Giza, Egypt, August 13, 2013,
    I am Egyptian and i am support Al SISI against Terrorists they are killing themselves and capture these photos to show that armed forces kill them although armed forces provide them water and try to secure them if anyone carry guns or knives go inside them they catch them to make them safe we here in Egypt want to live in peace without any interfere from outside we made a revolution because Morsi was not able to manage and control our country peacefully and its our will and desire please stop believing and supporting terrorists
  • […] its latest fundraising letter, ICNA’s President says funds are needed to “counter the seeds of hate and bigotry being sown […]
  • […] its latest fundraising letter, ICNA’s President says funds are needed to “counter the seeds of hate and bigotry being sown […]
  • […] Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown in Egypt at the request of millions of Egyptian Muslims, ICNA is outraged. It is trying to mobilize the Muslim-American community into pressuring the U.S. government to have […]
  • […] http://www.icna.org/virtues-of-the-first-10-days-of-dhul-hijja/ […]
  • Iqbal, WA, August 11, 2013,
    You can never go wrong if you hold on to the Qur'an and Sunnah of Muhammad(pbuh)in moon sighting or any other matters of Islam. This deen has already been perfected over 1400 years ago with NO need for additions or subtractions. Technology will come and go as many great empires came and perished but the Qur'an and sunnah of the prophet(pbuh) will endure till the day of judgment.
  • MOHAMAD, Atlanta, August 8, 2013,
    Salamon Alaykom, ICNA ANOUNCE GO BY YOUR LOCAL MASJED FOR MUSLIM UNITY, OMAN ,BANGLADISH, INDIA, PAKISTAN DO NOT CELEBERATE EID ARE THEY AGAINST UNITY, WHY ICNA DO NOT ANOUNCE WE COULDNT SEE MOON SHARAAN TODAY IS NOT EID, BUT POLITICALLY YOU CAN GO BY SAUDI, THIS EID WAS POLITICAL EID BECAUSE OF SAUDI, NOTHING ELESE. OR A SALAFISM EID. BECAUSE THIER INVISIBLE IFLUENCE IN OUR MASAJED, BECAUSE WE ARE SLEEP AND DONT KNOW HOW SILENTLY THEY ARE INTERING OUR MASAJED, PRAYING WITH US AND CHANGING OUR DIRECTION BASE ON THIER POLITICAL WISHES. WE AS A AMEFICAN MUSLIM HAS TO BE INDEPENDENT, AND MAKE OUR OWN DECISION.
  • Muhammad Ali, Pakistan, August 7, 2013,
    Wow, Seriously that was a fantastic article m going to tweet this post on twitter :) Thanks
  • […] ICNA describes itself as “a leading grass roots organization which seeks to obtain the pleasure of Allah (SWT) through working for the establishment of Islam in all spheres of life.” Approximately 32,000 Muslims were taught that the U.S. Constitution is inferior to ShariaLaw at ICNA’s last conference. […]
  • Peaceful Mujahid, Asia, August 6, 2013,
    Munafiqs, hypocrites were there at the Time of Rasool Allah saws also, who remained in their homes at the time of jihad fesabilillah. Its amazing to see them now also. May ALLAH SWS GRANT JANNAH TO SHEIK ANWAR AL AWLAKHI FOR HIS EFFORTS. AMEEN. icna "SCHOLARS" repent and say truly to people about jihad. Fear ALLAH.
  • Hannan, Asia, August 6, 2013,
    My Beloved Sheik Imam Anwar Al Awlakhi(Rahaimaullah)said it right "These Rotten, shoddy and defeatist statements are the types they make today." When you people don't have guts to speak what is Jihad according to Quran and sunnah, then atleast have shame not to speak about the one who is brave enough to revive the Jihad Fisabilillah.
  • […] a similar press release Monday, ICNA appealed to Americans to contact the White House and the secretaries of State and Defense to […]
  • Francisco, Chicagoland , August 3, 2013,
    Salaam, Briefly I just want to say that I am very pleased to see that my culture is growing Islamically and I as a Mexican American revert, I want to somehow contribute. franniba@yahoo.com
  • [...] a similar press release Monday, ICNA appealed to Americans to contact the White House and the secretaries of State and Defense to [...]
  • [...] a similar press release Monday, ICNA appealed to Americans to contact the White House and the secretaries of State and Defense to [...]
  • Wazir Baksh, Guyana, July 29, 2013,
    This crime is horrific. Its is against all that the modern world stand for. The US administration needs to use its influence to facilitate a peaceful transition. However, it is important that we answer why so much people hate the MB so much? Is it only because of propaganda? I believe the MB mis-managed their victory and got lost in the process to build a new Egypt. They should have formed a national Government of reconciliation rather than using their slim majority to get their own way. This is a globalized world. We need to make space for all as the Prophet did when he went to Madeenah.
  • Sumaila, USA, July 29, 2013,
    I stand against taking innocent lives. It has to stop.
  • Mustafa Kamal, July 28, 2013,
    Stop killing people rite now!!!!
  • Rahim Malik, July 28, 2013,
    wicked, transgressed and heavily distorted Muslim who did this evil act.
  • Aziza Omrani, July 28, 2013,
    Shame on you ICNA for taking sides in a still very mercy situation with a lot of un-answered questions and unclear picture of who is instigating the violence!! Any life lost is valuable whether its a " peaceful " Morsi supporter protester's life in Cairo or a soldier protecting his country in Sinai . Truly disappointed.
  • Mansoor Sayed, July 28, 2013,
    Asalamo Alikokm, I would like to thank you on behalf of all Muslims for condemning the unjust military operations of Egypt. I am requesting you and your organization to provide people with the option of signing petitions and ask the authorities to take required political actions against Egypt's military massacre immediately. I hope you transform my idea into action and we will do something practical for our brothers in Islam and humanity. May Allah belss all of us.
  • Sayed Mansoor, Toronto, Canada, July 28, 2013,
    Asalamo Alikokm, I would like to thank you on behalf of all Muslims for condemning the unjust military operations of Egypt. I am requesting you and your organization to provide people with the option of signing petitions and ask the authorities to take required political actions against Egypt's military massacre immediately. I hope you transform my idea into action and we will do something practical for our brothers in Islam and humanity. May Allah belss all of us.
  • Reyna Knox, July 28, 2013,
    Sad sad sad haram haram haram!!!!
  • [...] on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. She appeared as a speaker at the 2009 annual convention of ICNA, another organization that consistently whitewashes Islamic terror (jihad). She also has shown no [...]
  • Hasnain Ali, Plano, TX, July 26, 2013,
    Masha’Allah! How do we get in contact with Sr. Nahela.
  • [...] Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. She appeared as a speaker at the 2009 annual convention of ICNA, another organization that consistently whitewashes Islamic terror (jihad). She also has shown no [...]
  • Fardin Nezami, July 25, 2013,
    Zakat is only permissible to be paid with money. Promissory notes (fiat and representative money) are haram to use.
  • Leanne, July 25, 2013,
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your next post thank you once again.
  • Zaheer Hussain, New Jesey, July 23, 2013,
    This is in response to Fridoon from Sacramento who questioned the qibla direction. He can solve his question by downloading Google Earth, and drawing a line from Makkah to Sacramento. The line will give him the qibla direction.
  • Zaheer Hussain, NJ, July 23, 2013,
    The first thing we need to understand is that unity of Muslims is fard (mandatory) while moon sighting is sunnah, which makes it second compared to unity. As someone put a link to a video (http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=139980792754963) by Shaikh Ash Shareef, why does each Masjid (nowadays each person) have to decide on this issue? It is total anarchy and rebellion everywhere. Nobody follows anybody on this issue. Everybody is king. So what do you expect? Make one organization/committee in the country responsible for the job and follow it regardless of its decision. Now regarding the moonsighting, everyone should watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLgpje6nN78. I have debated with many about how we have restricted our Hijri calendar to fatsing and eid while we totally depend on Gregorian calendar for everything else. You should read this:https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=6377520662061371384#editor/target=post;postID=6246224570136773431;onPublishedMenu=overview;onClosedMenu=overview;postNum=0;src=postname
  • [...] groups were curiously silent once Morsi was overthrown. The Islamic Circle of North America is outraged at Morsi’s removal and is demanding that the U.S. suspend aid to the Egyptian [...]
  • Nur Al Zaman, July 22, 2013,
    V.22:78=And strive hard in Allah's Cause as you ought to strive (with sincerity and with all your EFFORTS that His Name should be superior). He has chosen you (to convey His Message of Islamic Monotheism to mankind by inviting them to His religion of Islam), and has not laid upon you in religion any hardship: it is the religion of your father Ibrahim (Abraham) (Islamic Monotheism). It is He (Allah) Who has named you Muslims both before and in this (the Qur'an), that the Messenger (Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم) may be a witness over you and you be witnesses over mankind! So perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat), give ZAKAT and hold fast to Allah [i.e. have confidence in Allah, and depend upon Him in all your affairs]. He is your Maula (Patron, Lord), what an Excellent Maula (Patron, Lord) and what an Excellent Helper!
  • parvez mansuri, Mumbai Indian, July 22, 2013,
    Assalmwalekum, sir I am a businessman from mumbai, I m looking for 2nd marriage in america,,, if any divorcess woman I m interested,,, I want to open a tissue paper converting industries in america,,, allah hafiz
  • Karim Barakaa, Boston, Ma, July 21, 2013,
    Br. David Curran. Justice was not served. Switch the scenario. If Trayvon Martin Shot and Killed George Zimmerman he would be in jail.
  • Abdulkariim, Somaliland, July 20, 2013,
    Aaamiin may ALLAH give him his mercy and forgive his sins thank brother
  • Muhammad Iqbal Khan, July 20, 2013,
    Best work
  • Wasif, CA, July 20, 2013,
    To the person commented as "Name": Sister friendly in this context means giving equal respect as well as equal opportunity to avail all the Masjid services. All religious leaders and even prophets have always been sister friendly. However if your twisted mind imagines what it is used to, then no one can help you.
  • Name, Villa parks, IL, July 19, 2013,
    Sister friendly? What is that supposed to mean? Since when is an imam supposed to be sister friendly?
  • Nicklos Silkworth, July 19, 2013,
    oOOPS SORRY MAYBE NOT AFFILIATED
  • lidia ortiz, Pennsylvania, July 19, 2013,
    IM A NEW SHAHADA AND I NEED GARBS I HAVE NO JOB AND NO INCOME IS THERE ANYWAY YOU CAN HELP ME?
  • Sr Kareemah, Sherman Oaks, July 19, 2013,
    As salaamu alaykum, Thank you for this timely and poignant piece. As an African American Muslimah I am sickened by the disproportinately high numbers of African American males who are profiled and killed by law enforcement despite being unarmedn not to mention the mass incarceration of African Americans when compared to whites who have committed the same crimes. It is bad enough that African Americans today suffer the injustice and indignity of inherently racist policies like New York City's "stop and frisk" policy but now African Americans must fear racist vigilantes like Zimmerman while having committed no crime and walking where they have the right to walk. This verdict sets a dangerous and intolerable precedent all over the United States and particularly in those states with the "stand your ground' law that any Black male, or Brown male for that matter, can be stalked and murdered and the stalker can get away with it by claiming that he feared for his life. I fear that this verdict will make it "open season" on Black males. Justice was not served in the Zimmerman trial. And by the way, it was George Zimmerman who was on trial, not Trayvon Martin.
  • Dr. Mohsin Ansari, Maryland, July 17, 2013,
    America stands for democracy and should always support democracy and not the "Selective Democracy". It will improve image of USA in Muslim masses across the Muslim world. More over for those who mention signature campaigns to oust an elected president by Army power are either too naive or are living in fool’s paradise. Replacement of an elected government in a democracy is not done by signature campaigns, rather it is done by election. No one can verify the authenticity of claimed numbers of signatures and people on street against Morsi. But even if they were somewhat accurate, then many millions voted and can sign petition against president Obama. Will there be any sane person asking military generals to replace elected president by a selective government in USA? This also is a perfect setting to produce and recruit militants. As many in Morsi's party will argue that even when we got the majority, we were not allowed to govern, hence they may think that using militancy will be only way to come in power!! Army coupe can never bring democracy in any country and for those short sided individuals who support these actions should remember that “People who try to ride on the back of a tiger usually end up inside the tiger”
  • Kwame Madden, Peekskill,NY, July 17, 2013,
    Justice was not served and this jury was not selected with out there being bias.Ex.one juror made reference to Travon as a color boy and thought there was riots after Zimmerman was arrested.Remember also it was hard to get a prosecutor on this case because of his father being judge and ties to the judicary.Not fanning racial division David really what has the news media done but make Travon out to be the aggressor when all he was doing was going and coming from a convient store.Zimmerman had over fifty calls complaining to the dispatcher and you he was talking about Black indivuals.Only five calls where admitted into the court by this wanna be robo cop.He had a my space page which carried racial epithets about blacks.Also Zimmerman defense team received money from some of most notorious racist,anti-labor,civil rights etc.forces in the country.The most notable the Koch brothers.This case was all about race and the very image of hyper black masculinty of the black male and being inherently violent.Also small traces of marijuana in Travon system.But never was Zimmerman addiction to a prescription drug brought up that could make one violent.Or his criminal record by the mediawhich was buried if you didn't reference to alternative news sources.This descion by this jury was a travesty of injustice.And remember it was a jury of his peers so do you really feel they could of given out a fair verdict!
  • Imam Khalid Griggs, Winston-Salem, NC, July 17, 2013,
    Thank you for sharing your opinion. However, as the article attempted to point out, the American judicial system is a mere reflection of the larger society. Human beings bring their own prejudices and biases to the jury pool. Surely you are not suggesting that America is free from the cancer of racism,especially as it relates to the criminal justice system. Over 230 innocent human beings, all convicted by jury trials, have been freed from lengthy prison sentences and exonerated because of DNA evidence. Racist prosecutors, in collaboration with racist law enforcement officials were responsible for the arrest and conviction nationwide of over 100 innocent souls who languished on death row until they were similarly freed. As Muslims, we all want peaceful, harmonious race relations in America;just not at the expense of justice or recognition of current social realities.
  • Br. David Curran, Boston, Ma, July 17, 2013,
    Justice in the Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin trial was served. Both the prosecution and the defense were involved in selecting the jury; and the jury voted, "Not Guilty". We as muslims should be standing with the decision and not fanning the flames of racial division. Your article is doing a disservice to the deen and the ummah.
  • Dr. SULEYMAN ERK ERGINER, Winston Salem, NC, July 16, 2013,
    I KNOW YOU PROBABLY WILL NOT READ THIS BUT JUST IN CASE YOU WANT TO BE ENLIGHTENED. Is Anyone Telling Us The Truth? By Paul Craig Roberts January 08, 2010 "Information Clearing House" -- What are we to make of the failed Underwear Bomber plot, the Toothpaste, Shampoo, and Bottled Water Bomber plot, and the Shoe Bomber plot? These blundering and implausible plots to bring down an airliner seem far removed from al-Qaida’s expertise in pulling off 9/11. If we are to believe the U.S. government, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged al-Qaida "mastermind" behind 9/11, outwitted the CIA, the NSA, indeed all 16 U.S. intelligence agencies as well as those of all U.S. allies including Mossad, the National Security Council, NORAD, Air Traffic Control, Airport Security four times on one morning, and Dick Cheney, and with untrained and inexperienced pilots pulled off skilled piloting feats of crashing hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center towers, and the Pentagon, where a battery of state of the art air defenses somehow failed to function. After such amazing success, al-Qaida would have attracted the best minds in the business, but, instead, it has been reduced to amateur stunts. The Underwear Bomb plot is being played to the hilt on the TV media and especially on Fox "news." After reading recently that The Washington Post allowed a lobbyist to write a news story that preached the lobbyist’s interest, I wondered if the manufacturers of full body scanners were behind the heavy coverage of the Underwear Bomber, if not behind the plot itself. In America, everything is for sale. Integrity is gone with the wind.
  • Dr. SULEYMAN ERK ERGINER, Winston Salem, NC, July 16, 2013,
    THE ARTICLE, IF YOU CALL IT AN ARTICLE, IS FULL OF ERRORS AND MISCONCEPTION. I DO NOT EXACTLY KNOW IF YOU ARE TOTALLY IGNORANT OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE US GOVERNMENT. I EITHER CASE I HOPE YOU ARE AWAKE NOW THAT ALL THESE YEARS PASSED SINCE 9-11, WHICH WAS THE EVIL-DOING OF THE US GOVERNMENT, THE MOSSAD, THE JEWISH FIFTH COLUMN THE NEOCONS. YOU SOUNDED AS IF YOU ARE IMPLYING THAT 9-11 WAS AN ACT OF MUSLIMS. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOU WILL BE REWARDED BY HELL. ALSO, IF I EVER HEAR OF SUNNI VERSUS SHIA IN ANY MUSLIM WEBSITE I WILL PRAY INCESSANTLY TO THE ALMIGHTY THAT HE EDUCATE YOU ASAP OR PUNISH YOU IN THIS WORLD. DON'T MUSLIMS REALIZE THAT IT IS A PLOY TO DIVIDE US AND CONQUER.
  • Muslim Orphan Sponsorship, London, July 16, 2013,
    Sorry But the video is not working. I think my Youtube is again blocked will you please tell me if any other source of this video. I feel so bad for sandy victim may GOd give them health and wealth.
  • Sponsor an Orphan, London, July 15, 2013,
    Really I also feel happy to see his words are still recognised.
  • [...] the Western civilization from within,” lists ICNA as one of its fronts. Predictably, ICNA demands that the U.S. cut off military aid to Egypt in retaliation for the military’s overthrow of [...]
  • [...] Day Weekend barbequing and honoring the U.S. servicemen who gave their lives for the country,18,000 people attended an annual Muslim-American conference in Connecticut. An additional 14,000 watched online. [...]
  • saleha quadri, July 13, 2013,
    U have any eid bazaar for the ramzan.
  • Mujahed, Canada, July 12, 2013,
    ASA, ICNA should REMOVE and RECANT/REGRET/APOLOGIZE for issuing this article ASAP, and this month of FASTING/TAWBA is the best time for the Shariah council - to repent what it is doing against an Imam - who laid down EVERYTHING for the cause of ISLAM/Muslims! If ICNA does NOT recall/remove this article, INSHAALLAH, I will testify AGAINST ALL THE SHARIAH COUNCIL MEMBERS on the DAY OF JUDGEMENT - in favor of Imam Anwar Awlaki!
  • Nahela Morales, July 12, 2013,
    Ameen! JazakAllahu khairan Sr Tunde Brazlik for your kind words! It has been an amazing experience thus far Alhamdulillah!!
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 11, 2013,
    Mr. Sawiris, one of Egypt’s richest men and a titan of the old establishment is like the American version Elitist Rich KOCH Brothers and it’s many faceted political movements it finances like the “Tea Party” and “America for Prosperity” to steal and overrun elections and get POWER. “And to the people of Madian, we sent their berother Shuaib. He said, O my people serve Allah; you have no deity other than He. Do not give short measure and weight. Though I see you in a state of prosperity, I fear for you the scourge of a day that will encircle you. And O my people give full measure and weight justly and do not defraud of their goods and do not spread mischief in the land. The residue (after giving full measure) is best for you, if you are believers. Any how I am not a guardian over you. “They replied, O Shuaib, Does your salat teach you this that we should give up all those deities whom our forefathers worshipped or that we should have no right on our goods to dispense with them as we please. Indeed you are the only generous and righteous man (left in the land).” (Hud: 84-87) When Prophet Shuaib insisted that they should give up their corrupt ways, they said bitterly: “They answered, “O Shuaib, We do not understand much of what you say. Indeed we see that you are a powerless man among us. Had it not been for your family, we would have stoned you to death long before this for you are not strong enough to prevail over us.”(Hud: 91)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 11, 2013,
    “And to the people of Madian, we sent their berother Shuaib. He said, O my people serve Allah; you have no deity other than He. Do not give short measure and weight. Though I see you in a state of prosperity, I fear for you the scourge of a day that will encircle you. And O my people give full measure and weight justly and do not defraud of their goods and do not spread mischief in the land. The residue (after giving full measure) is best for you, if you are believers. Any how I am not a guardian over you. “They replied, O Shuaib, Does your salat teach you this that we should give up all those deities whom our forefathers worshipped or that we should have no right on our goods to dispense with them as we please. Indeed you are the only generous and righteous man (left in the land).” (Hud: 84-87) When Prophet Shuaib insisted that they should give up their corrupt ways, they said bitterly: “They answered, “O Shuaib, We do not understand much of what you say. Indeed we see that you are a powerless man among us. Had it not been for your family, we would have stoned you to death long before this for you are not strong enough to prevail over us.”(Hud: 91)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 11, 2013,
    Mr. Sawiris, one of Egypt’s richest men and a titan of the old establishment is like the American version Elitist Rich KOCH Brothers and it's many faceted political movements it finances like the "Tea Party" and "America for Prosperity" to steal and overrun elections and get POWER. “And to the people of Madian, we sent their berother Shuaib. He said, O my people serve Allah; you have no deity other than He. Do not give short measure and weight. Though I see you in a state of prosperity, I fear for you the scourge of a day that will encircle you. And O my people give full measure and weight justly and do not defraud of their goods and do not spread mischief in the land. The residue (after giving full measure) is best for you, if you are believers. Any how I am not a guardian over you. “They replied, O Shuaib, Does your salat teach you this that we should give up all those deities whom our forefathers worshipped or that we should have no right on our goods to dispense with them as we please. Indeed you are the only generous and righteous man (left in the land).” (Hud: 84-87) When Prophet Shuaib insisted that they should give up their corrupt ways, they said bitterly: “They answered, “O Shuaib, We do not understand much of what you say. Indeed we see that you are a powerless man among us. Had it not been for your family, we would have stoned you to death long before this for you are not strong enough to prevail over us.”(Hud: 91)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 11, 2013,
    This is for Brother Mamdouh and his so call TAMARRUD- "The Rebellion" Mr. Sawiris, one of Egypt’s richest men and a titan of the old establishment, said Wednesday that he had supported an upstart group called “tamarrod,” Arabic for “rebellion,” that led a petition drive seeking Mr. Morsi’s ouster. He donated use of the nationwide offices and infrastructure of the political party he built, the Free Egyptians. He provided publicity through a popular television network he founded and his major interest in Egypt’s largest private newspaper. He even commissioned the production of a popular music video that played heavily on his network. “Tamarrod did not even know it was me!” he said. “I am not ashamed of it.” He said he had publicly predicted that ousting Mr. Morsi would bolster Egypt’s sputtering economy because it would bring in billions of dollars in aid from oil-rich monarchies afraid that the Islamist movement might spread to their shores. By Wednesday, a total of $12 billion had flowed in from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. “That will take us for 12 months with no problem,” Mr. Sawiris said. Ms. Gebali, the former judge, said in a telephone interview on Wednesday that she and other legal experts helped tamarrod create its strategy to appeal directly to the military to oust Mr. Morsi and pass the interim presidency to the chief of the constitutional court.(New York Times) A Coupe by the Elitist using its wealth to overthrow a freely elected President?
  • Qasim Hussain, Cherry Hill, NJ, July 10, 2013,
    Local Masjids and community centers rely on organisations like ICNA for thier approach on moon-sighting. Your stance is political and you are trying to refrain yourselves from any criticism. Yor are doing more harm to people then any good.
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    Egypt must be inclusive not exclusive to Muslims.
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DxNyWEWroaM
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    Leadership Corruption in Islam (From Quraan And Hadith) Oct 8 by muslimah Leadership Corruption in Islam (From Quraan And Hadith) Rasulullah (SAW) said: “Allah does not punish the individuals for the sins of the community until they see the evil spreading among themselves, and while they have the power to stop it, do not do so.” (Ahmad) Ibn Taimiyyah said: “This is why those who are in authority are of two groups: the scholars and the rulers. If they are upright, the people will be upright; if they are corrupt, the people will be corrupt.” Allah says: وَيَا قَوْمِ أَوْفُوا الْمِكْيَالَ وَالْمِيزَانَ بِالْقِسْطِ ۖ وَلَا تَبْخَسُوا النَّاسَ أَشْيَاءَهُمْ وَلَا تَعْثَوْا فِي الْأَرْضِ مُفْسِدِينَ “And O my people! Give full measure and weight in justice and reduce not the things that are due to the people, and do not commit mischief in the land, causing corruption.” (Surah Hud 11:85) Allah also says: وَلَا تَرْكَنُوا إِلَى الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا فَتَمَسَّكُمُ النَّارُ وَمَا لَكُمْ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ مِنْ أَوْلِيَاءَ ثُمَّ لَا تُنْصَرُونَ “And incline not toward those who do wrong, lest the Fire should touch you, and you have no protectors other than Allâh, nor you would then be helped.” (Surah Hud 11:113) Be Firm yet Just with a Corrupt Muslim
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    President Morsi must be restored to to his legitimate office as the Freely Elected Presidential Leader of Egypt by it's Majority...afford him the opportunity to bring together the many different facets of his society. Must respect the TREATIES with Israel and encourage others to do so as an advocate for the Palestinian People. Mubaraks' military should not be given a say in the Democratic process...those Generals should be dismissed and held for war crimes against the people of Egypt and the rightly elected leaders. America/Israel should stop meddling in Egypt's affairs.
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    Rulers Will Be Held Accountable To Allah Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated Rasulullah (SAW) said: “The Israelis used to be ruled and guided by prophets: Whenever a prophet died, another would take over his place. There will be no prophet after me, but there will be Caliphs who will increase in number.” The people asked: “O Allah’s Apostle! What do you order us (to do)?” Rasulullah (SAW) said, “Obey the one who will be given the pledge of allegiance first. Fulfill their (i.e. the Caliphs) rights, for Allah will ask them about (any shortcoming) in ruling those Allah has put under their guardianship.” (Al-Bukhari) Rasulullah (SAW) said: “If any ruler having the authority to rule Muslim subjects dies while he is deceiving them, Allah will forbid Paradise for him.” (Al-Bukhari) Allah says: وَمَنْ يَكْسِبْ إِثْمًا فَإِنَّمَا يَكْسِبُهُ عَلَىٰ نَفْسِهِ ۚ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ عَلِيمًا حَكِيمًا “And whoever earns sin, he earns it only against himself. And Allah is Ever All-Knowing, All Wise.” (Surah Nisaa 4:111) Ma’qil narrated “I heard Rasulullah (SAW) saying: “Any man whom Allah has given the authority of ruling some people and he does not look after them in an honest manner, will never feel even the smell of Paradise.”(Sahih Muslim)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    Duty of a Muslim to Give Sincere Advice to the Corrupt Ruler “The master of martyrs (sayyid al-shuhadaa) is Hamza, and a man who stands up to a tyrant ruler and gives him nasiha (advice). And so the ruler kills him.” Rasulullah (SAW) continued to say : “By Allah you have to enjoin good and forbid evil, and hold against the hand of the unjust ruler and force him on the truth strongly, or you have to limit him to the truth”. By this evidence, which is the hadith commenting on the verse, Allah has prohibited us from remaining silent against the evil, and He commanded us to remove it. Allah commanded the Muslims to enjoin good and deny evil, and made it a duty upon them to do so. Allah said; “Let it be from among you a group who call to the good, enjoin good and deny evil.” Allah also said: “You have been the best nation (Ummah) brought to the people, because you enjoin good and deny evil.” (Musnad of Ahmad) Saying Of The Pious People Abdullah ibn Mas’ood (RA) used to say: “Whoever aids an oppressor or taught him an argument to nullify the right of an ordinary Muslims, has drawn upon himself the anger of Allah.”
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    “O you who believe! Stand out firmly for Allâh and be just witnesses and let not the enmity and hatred of others make you avoid justice. Be just: that is nearer to piety, and fear Allâh. Verily, Allâh is Well Acquainted with what you do.” (Surah Ma’idah 5:8) When the fitnah occurred in the time of ‘Uthman (RA), some of the people said to Usamah ibn Zaid , “Will you not speak to Uthman?” he replied: “You think that I will not talk to him without letting you know about it (also). Indeed, I will certainly talk to him regarding that which concerns me and him without initiating a matter which I do not love to be the first to initiate.” Duty of a Muslim to Give Sincere Advice to the Corrupt Ruler “The master of martyrs (sayyid al-shuhadaa) is Hamza, and a man who stands up to a tyrant ruler and gives him nasiha (advice). And so the ruler kills him.” Rasulullah (SAW) continued to say : “By Allah you have to enjoin good and forbid evil, and hold against the hand of the unjust ruler and force him on the truth strongly, or you have to limit him to the truth”. By this evidence, which is the hadith commenting on the verse, Allah has prohibited us from remaining silent against the evil, and He commanded us to remove it. Allah commanded the Muslims to enjoin good and deny evil, and made it a duty upon them to do so. Allah said; “Let it be from among you a group who call to the good, enjoin good and deny evil.” Allah also said: “You have been the best nation (Ummah) brought to the people, because you enjoin good and deny evil.” (Musnad of Ahmad)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, July 10, 2013,
    This is so unacceptable in Islam to overthrow a "Majority 51% of the vote" Freely elected President of Egypt because some people did not like him....even if ten million people did not like him and went into the streets and voiced their objections "PEACEFULLY" does not mean people discard the results of the Majority" with a American Government broker Coupe?! Outrageous that democracy is only allowed for western power needs and aspirations not the Nations. Muslims make Dua Allahu Ta Ala raise from amongst us someone who will stand for truth and justice...give us strength against the enemies of Islam and faith.
  • Oussama Sammy, July 10, 2013,
    A ssalaame halaycumue I asked for a entertainment job position or anything but I received a late event flay être on my mail I'm hust wandering to do something but in case I'be to check my mail ok jazaacumu llanos khayrane..:-)
  • Mohammed Khan, Glendale Heights, IL, July 10, 2013,
    "Shaykh Khan is a sisters friendly imam." HAHA since when?
  • Mamdouh Fayek, Los Angeles, July 9, 2013,
    I am extremely sad about your unjust calling the People's revoltion against a dictatorship a Military Coup. Where have you been when the Genius Youth of TAMARRUD collected documented 22 million signatures and handed them to the Top of the Army with legitimate requests which were delivered to the failed President? Where have you been when a record 33 plus million Egyptians went to the streets all over the nation while the Army only protected them against the atrocities of the IKHWAN against them? You are shaming the Moslem World by your supporting corrupt Moslems.....!!!!
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, July 9, 2013,
    S.8:2-3= The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, feel a fear in their hearts and when His Verses (this Qur'an) are recited unto them, they (i.e. the Verses) increase their Faith; and they put their trust in their Lord (Alone); Who perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat) and spend out of that We have provided them. S.8:13 = And whoever defies and disobeys Allah and His Messenger, then verily, Allah is Severe in punishment.
  • Nur Al Zaman, July 9, 2013,
    S.8:2-3= The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, feel a fear in their hearts and when His Verses (this Qur'an) are recited unto them, they (i.e. the Verses) increase their Faith; and they put their trust in their Lord (Alone); Who perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat) and spend out of that We have provided them. S.8:13 = And whoever defies and disobeys Allah and His Messenger, then verily, Allah is Severe in punishment.
  • A. L. Haque, Sunnyvale, CA, July 9, 2013,
    I totally agree with the comments of the brother/sister from Manhattan on the ICNA position on moon-sighting for the beginning of Ramadhan 2013. ISNA's stand was very clear that they used "calculations" on deciding the beginning of every lunar month. But what ICNA had been doing on this issue should be termed as "disservice" to the pious community who just want to protect themselves and their family from all the evil advices of Shaitan in this country. It reminds me one thing to fully comprehend why Allah did mention in the holy qur'an about the wrongdoings of the Jews. What the Muslins of America are doing right now can be attributed to the similar activities of the Jews.
  • Muslim Spice via Facebook, July 9, 2013,
    Hmm...good.
  • Muslim Spice, July 9, 2013,
    Hmm...good.
  • Guest, Manhattan, July 9, 2013,
    Misleading the ummat is what your organization is upto.When Rasoolullah (SAW) has very clearly asked us to start and stop fasting on seeing the moon.ICNA has started something which is based on the the decision of some Half cooked scholars.These scholars of yours in reality are orators who keep mouthing the names of Allah and Rasoolullah (SAW) to convince the muslims and accommodate the duniya in deen.ICNA has had different arguments at different times sometimes follow Saudi sometimes follow technology which is defective. After reading 2 books and standing and reading from cards doesn't make people Fuqaha and scholars.Sunnat of Rasoolullah (SAW) is what is going to prevail and define success not the religion of convenience that you are preaching.Unity is in following Sunnat not in innovations of ICNA kind I say ICNA is in other words creating FITNA. Follow the local Mosque means ICNA patrons. May Allah Ta'ala Guide us on the Right path AMEEN
  • Mujahed, CANADA, July 9, 2013,
    ASA (the weird shariah council), May Allah(swt) guide you, ameen. I know ICNA VERY WELL and the likes of the one who may have written this piece against the IMAM whom the entire muslims (esp USA) of this continent knows very well, and his contributions to ISLAM. ICNA follows jamat-e-islami (A.A.maududi). The difference between what the founder of jamat-e-islami (A.A.maududi) said and what Imam Anwar says is "LANGUAGE" (ENG Vs Urdu). Maulana maududi is a well known scholar who EMPHASIZED the NEED OF JIHAD as a "prime tenet" (when situations demand). Jihad is far, American muslims are SO WEAK that they cannot even utter anything if their sister/mother is TRAMPLED infront of them by the US FBI/Police - that is their pathetic situation! Every one today knows what USA is doing and DID to millions of IRAQIs/Afghanis, ETC. Everyone knows how NYPD/LAPD and FBI tracks and accuses/punishes several hundred innocent muslims (american citizens) within USA - under the pretext of "national security" or "suspicion". And, does anyone have any doubt on the unjust/inhuman treatment of muslims of Guantanamo bay prison, Abu Ghraib, and several other CIA prisons existing all over the world? NELSON Mandela was a TERRORIST, Afghans before they were fighting USA were "GODS SOLDIERS" for USA - but when they are fighting for same reasons (freedom) they fought USSR - are now THUGS/ISLAMISTS/FUNDAMENTALISTS/etc! This SHARIA COUNCIL is as liable bas the LIKES OF FOX - who assassinate character of a MUSLIM!
  • Sponsor a Muslim Child, London, July 9, 2013,
    Sandy victims are still in so pain. Do much as we can do for them. They are truly deserving this time.
  • Sponsor a Muslim Child, London, July 9, 2013,
    I will pass this post to all my muslims friend to contribute more and more for the good cause.
  • MUJIB GOHIR, MISSISSAUGA, ON. CANADA, July 8, 2013,
    Why we do not want to follow our beloved Prophet MUHAMMAD (pbuh) Sunnah. Is there any one superior than Him (pbuh). It is know many years past on this topic. If ' EJTIHAAD' is not possible then we should Moonsight.
  • noor, long island, July 8, 2013,
    Basing moon sightings on calculations is NOT permissible. Sadly we have made it difficult. The Sunnah is easy. FOLLOW it. The whole point of moon sighting is to actually SIGHT it. If you see it then fast. If not, then finish 30 days of sha'baan and fast the next day. ABANDON this astronomical calculations business. The scholars (salaf) and the scholars are of unanimous agreement that it is not permissible. SubhanAllaah. Dont go against the Sunnah.
  • http://www.icna.org/icnas-position-on-moon-sighting/
  • Usuff abdulrahman, Lagos,Nigeria, July 8, 2013,
    Alhamdulah robil alemin
  • Tufail ahmed, islamabad pakistan, July 3, 2013,
    mashalla good efforts,may Allahsuccess you all in your goal.
  • Muhammad Salim Qureshi, Atlanta, GA, July 3, 2013,
    Masha'Allah, wish her the best.
  • lenariss patterson, utica ny, July 2, 2013,
    as-salaam-alaikum to all the young believers,, the scholars have taught me, this is the chance to seize the iniative for dawah.. inn latin 'carpi diem' ,, invite all to this glorious occasion! and don't forget, try and do this successfully,, "Allah promises forgiveness for all our sins if we can". ma-salaam
  • abdul rahman, atl, July 1, 2013,
    wonderful
  • Varnaud Shamsideen, Connecticut, July 1, 2013,
    May Allah bless you and the Ummah!!
  • Rabbi Jaron Matlow, Olympia WA, July 1, 2013,
    My Dear friends, just as observant Jews struggle to maintain Halakha (Jewish law, from the word l'halokh - to walk) in a place where we are so surrounded by anti-religious people (in our own families as well as out), I see that you are suffering from the same struggle. Also, just as there are extreme right wing Jews who take Halakha too far, I imagine the same can be said for Islam. I hope your conference will allow God to come in and teach how to connect with Him and follow His Law, with peace, and not war, saving lives instead of bloodshed.
  • may Allah make us witness more on earth
  • Suleimon Monsurat Adejoke, July 1, 2013,
    may Allah make us witness more on earth
  • Louise Abdulkadee, Gaithersburg, MD, July 1, 2013,
    This article was very timely for me. I am a widowed American Muslim who has not attended a mosque since my husband died three years ago. Lately I have been missing being part of a community and my Isamic practice has become very poor. When I received mail recently reminding me that we are approaching Ramadan I had a real tug on my heart to find a local mosque. We were active in the Orlando community. However, when I read how the women were segregated into a room with the children I remembered why I would not return to a mosque. I've studied enough Hadith to know that is not how women were treated during the Prophet's (PBUH) time.
  • Ashik Ur Rahman, Glendale Heights, IL, July 1, 2013,
    Salaam Alaikum Sheikh Abdool Rahman Khan, I am so thrilled to read about your placement as Imam of ICNA VA Masjid. Over the last 10+ years I have benefited from so many of your lectures and workshops when I used to live closer to the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park. I wish you and your family all the best in this new chapter of your life. Please remember us in your prayers. Sincerely, Ashik Ur Rahman
  • Moien, Cincinnati, OH, July 1, 2013,
    Jazkallah khair for hosting such a amazing event to educate, inspire and empower muslims to enrich their faith and march towards Allah to achieve true happiness in their lives. My family including childrens really enjoyed and looking forward to attend next year. I appreciate the plan by ICNA to move to bigger convention center from next year.. Please move to eastern states live PA, NJ or MD, MI area will help Midwest and eastern states muslims to attend more.. Jazkalllah khair.
  • Zion, Zion, June 28, 2013,
    Attention, world muslims, jews and all others that believe it is unlawful to touch pork or allow it into your bodies due to impurities that God purified, Americans eat pig! Pig is in American’s blood and water bodies. Our bodies sweat pig water into the Air. If you breathe in American Air or Drink American Water, You have pig entering into your mind, body and soul already. If you smell bacon, it has already entered your brain and cannot be removed. If you have SEX with an American that eats pig, you are touching pig in their body of water that exumes from our skin. The only way to be saved is to leave the country of America, accept Jesus Christ as God, for Him and His Father, is in us All and Water too, purifying pigs to those that believe in Jesus Christ and BY NO OTHER NAME, SHALL YOU BE SAVED! America’s sweat, water and air, will follow you wherever you go so you had better hurry up and repent from worshipping some other perishing false impurities and false gods and idols for My God IS in the Air, Light and Water and is coming to All, in All, so is pig. Who wants a yummy cream filled twinky? Attention All muslims, jews, Christians, Buddhists and Gentiles of America or has ever been here. When you smell bacon being cooked, that is molecules of pork of pig, entering your body and brain and cannot be removed. Restaurants and Americans cook with pig fat. Whomever eats or whos generations past has eaten or smelled pork is also in you now. Whoever's had any generation that ate fried chicken or any fried food In the past made with lard as All Americans free or in slavery in the beginning of America to now has already, has eaten pig fat and is in you now. Accept Jesus Christ for in and with Him entertaining His righteousness living in Him and His Father with holy spirit of Christ In and through All, with Them in you and nature, then, All things are pure To you. I say as was told Peter, "Do not call common or impure that in which I Have Purified". Eat pig, pork and cook bacon too for all to smell for food is purified in sanctification and prayer by faith In Jesus Christ, as food Is His Flesh as is drink is His Blood. JOHN 6:50-59. Acts 11:1-18. Titus 1; 15-16, Romans 14. NKJV.
  • Tunde Brazlik via Facebook, June 28, 2013,
    I am grateful that someone like Nahela does this work, bc I know her well enough that this project will be successful . may Allah reward you and all of you who are participating in this ..ameen and a big shout out to Andrew who is the youngest member of the group:)
  • Tunde Brazlik, June 28, 2013,
    I am grateful that someone like Nahela does this work, bc I know her well enough that this project will be successful . may Allah reward you and all of you who are participating in this ..ameen and a big shout out to Andrew who is the youngest member of the group:)
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, June 27, 2013,
    Masha Allah great to see Dawah to the Latinos.
  • Sabinita Sarah via Facebook, June 27, 2013,
    Mashallah this is a wonderful project!
  • Sabinita Sarah, June 27, 2013,
    Mashallah this is a wonderful project!
  • Love these dawah projects
  • Susan Ellenberg, June 27, 2013,
    Love these dawah projects
  • Jack B., June 25, 2013,
    oh... very nice
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  • Sr Kareemah, Sherman Oaks, CA, June 3, 2013,
    As salaamu alaykum. I was unable to attend the convention this year but I was able to watch the free live stream. It was wonderful, al Hamdulillah! The programs were outstanding and very beneficial. BarakAllahu feekum for providing this service to those of us unable to attend. Wa alaykum us salaam.
  • Mounir, Outside us, June 2, 2013,
    Quran 9:9 They have exchanged the signs of Allah for a small price and averted [people] from His way. Indeed, it was evil that they were doing.
  • islah, new york, May 30, 2013,
    As sallamu alaikum Iam seeking marriage counseling in the new york city area. Any referral will be helpful. May Allah reward you for your good Ameen
  • Faiz Bhinde via Facebook, May 29, 2013,
    We had a great run Hartford, CT
  • Khaleelah Shabazz, Brooklyn, New York , May 29, 2013,
    ASA i would like to know the location and hotel for next year. Shukran
  • Dr. ERIK ERGINER, WINSTON SALEM, NC, May 27, 2013,
    ES SELAMU ALEIKUM; SOME CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS HAVE A LISTING OF PLACES THEY DEDICATE THEIR EFFORTS AND ASK THEIR SUPPORTERS TO DESIGNATE WHERE THEIR CHARITY DOLLARS SHOULD BE SPENT. THAT WAY YOU WOULD NOT BE COMPELLED TO APPEASE THE US AUTHORITIES. I WOULD LIKE YOU TO ADOPT THAT APPROACH SO THAT YOUR READERS CHOOSE WHERE THEIR DOLLARS SHOULD BE SPENT. US GOVERNMENT HAS MORE THAN ENOUGH RESOURCES TO TAKE CARE OF ITS CITIZENS. AFTER ALL, THEY FIND TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO MAKE WAR UPON MUSLIMS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND KILL THEM . US GOVERNMENT ALSO TEACHES ITS MILITARY OFFICERS HOW TO BE RUTHLESS IN KILLING MUSLIMS. SEE: U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam BY NOAH SHACHTMAN AND SPENCER ACKERMAN 05.10.124:00 AM http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/total-war-islam/all/
  • Nat Foru via Facebook, May 25, 2013,
    is there live streaming ?
  • Love the app
  • wendy kaczenski, ct, May 25, 2013,
    I converted after marrying my husband whom himself converted 10 years prior. I was only given an American marriage and not an Islamic marriage. After 5 years my husband lost faith in me and asked for divorce leaving myself and 2 boys of my own behind. Everything i learned in islam from him was beautiful except he did inot live by. Now facing betrayal, financial difficulty and abandonment i still keep my faith in islam very close to my heart. I only have allah and my children. I believe that allah gives wives to men to cherish but when they do not do right by them he taketh them away....
  • [...]   Click here to watch the 38th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention program. [...]
  • tim, United States, May 23, 2013,
    I think all Muslims should be erraticated as stated by my God in the old testament. They are the devil in disguise! Try to push your pathetic religion on the world . If it was a good religion you would have the support of God' witch you do not. God ordered all of you destroyed without mercy. But they failed God and Islam we allowed to exist. Now we have to deal with Muslim garbage destroying this planet. I will vow to uphold Gods will and destroy Islam and e pose it for the scum that it is! God bless!
  • Norunnobi, Bangladesh, May 22, 2013,
    Assalamu Alikum, Dear Editor of ICNA News Letter. Thank you for this report.
  • Ameena, DC, May 22, 2013,
    Alhamdhu Lillah I have not had bad experiences here on DC because I'm a practicing Muslim @Fatima I love your last sentence!
  • I have it installed on my tab
  • In Shaa Allaah!
  • Poemas de amor, May 22, 2013,
    Adoro la manera en que escribes, en serio
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, May 22, 2013,
    Dhulqurnayn Luqman, Yaqob B. Mahamah, thought you might like this. The 38th ICNA Convention is coming up at this coming weekend. Hope you will tune in to listen/watch:).
  • Shahidul Islam, Guwahati, Assam, India, May 22, 2013,
    I request the converters to think the same for their family and the tribe they belong. Almighty will help you to spread the truth.
  • Winnie Yuen via Facebook, May 22, 2013,
    Awesome! Tarnima FarhinSultana SalmaFozia Akter
  • Bart Arrington, May 21, 2013,
    Fantastic! Please keep up the good work.
  • Bart Arrington, Costa Mesa, California, May 21, 2013,
    Interesting news. I am following this recent interest in Islam by our Hispanic brothers and sisters with keen interest in other news-outs such as HORIZON magazine and others.
  • Robat Ahmad, Singapore, May 21, 2013,
    Alhamdulillah, those are TEST by the ALMIGHTY upon you. Be strong ! The West has been at itfor thousAnd of years. Success? I doubt. Reversal instead I believe. The TRUTH will prevail. The time to put all biased media to shame will surely come! InsyALLAH!
  • ALLAHU AKBAR!
  • This is awesome! I am glad this is happening:) Brings greater peace to the world.
  • kalid, Malaysia, May 16, 2013,
    A male referee for girls volleyball ? I am not judging the picture, but picture talks a lot while im trying to keep quite. If everything is good, and all followed deen way, then at least avoid controversial pictures would much appreciated.
  • [...] in no way should be seen as condoning any violence in the name of our religion. Also see: ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya  The Use and Abuse of Hate  Growing Anti Muslim Bigotry: ICNA’s 6-Point Response  [...]
  • Alhamdulillah!
  • Joel Sanchez, Connecticut, May 13, 2013,
    I've attended in the past. Enjoyed Window to Islam presentation. Will you be broadcasting live on the internet like past years?
  • Hahahaa peace??? I have not seen one single Muslim denouncing any crimes terrorist have committed in History! Its not peace when your teaching is to kill the infidel When you can't choose whom to worship You are just like Dems Instead of giving real reasons you start the name calling I am a Christian Don't hate people but i do hate the fact That a religion That teaches murder!
  • Tina it is peace. Pick up a Qur'an and read my favorite sura is 55 ( Then which of the favors of your Lord will you deny? ) I been a new Muslim 7 months and I am so thank full for the one who showed me this wonderful peace this wonderful Book
  • sadiyo aden, east hartford ct, May 12, 2013,
    Do i have to register to attend the event please let me know because i would like to my family.thank you.jasakallahu kairan
  • A quien Allah(Dios) guia es el que esta guiando y a quien extravia no encontraras para el ni quien lo proteja ni quien lo guie rectamente.
  • Y ahora que les ha llegado un libro de Allah, que es una confirmacion de lo que ya tenian no creen en el a pesar de reconocerlo y de que en otro tiempo pidieron auxilio contra los incredulos. Que la maldicion de Allah caiga sobre los incredulos Por que mal precio han vendido su almas! Haberse negado a creer el lo que Allah (Dios) ha heho descender solo por envidia de que Allah haya hecho decender parte de su favor sobre aquel de Sus siervos que ha querido Y asi han ganado ira tras ira. Los Que se niegan a creer tendran un castigo denigrante. (surah 2: 89-90)
  • Yo tambien soy Musulmana Latina y amo Allah y todos su profetas y mensajeros! :)
  • Lol viva cristo rey!
  • Pinches terroristas mal paridos hijos de puta! Y luego se cambian de nombre! Que babosos!
  • Azeema Islam via Facebook, May 10, 2013,
    I don't , where did u get this ? I don't think I put this up.
  • Azeema Islam, since when do you read Spanish?
  • S.4:93 = And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense is Hell to abide therein; and the Wrath and the Curse of Allah are upon him, and a great punishment is prepared for him. [৯৩-আর যে ব্যক্তি জেনে বুঝে মুমিনকে হত্যা করে, তার শাস্তি হচ্ছে জাহান্নাম৷ সেখানে চিরকাল থাকবে তার ওপর আল্লাহর গযব ও তাঁর লানত এবং আল্লাহ তার জন্য কঠিন শাস্তির ব্যবস্থা করে রেখেছেন] S.2:284= To Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is on the earth, and whether you disclose what is in your ownselves or conceal it, Allah will call you to account for it. Then He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And Allah is Able to do all things. [আকাশসমূহে ও পৃথিবীতে যা কিছু আছে, সবই আল্লাহর৷ তোমরা নিজেদের মনের কথা প্রকাশ করো বা লুকিয়ে রাখো, আল্লাহ অবশ্যি তোমাদের কাছ থেকে তার হিসাব নেবেন৷ তারপর তিনি যাকে ইচ্ছা মাফ করে দেবেন এটা তাঁর আখতিয়ারাধীন এবং যাকে ইচ্ছা শাস্তি দেবেন, তিনি সব জিনিসের ওপর শক্তি খাটাবার অধিকারী৷]
  • Alhamdulillah im muslim/Mexican and could never be more happy then now.. I love Islam more then anything and it makes me sad that ppl just talk in ignorance without really reading and learning it.
  • Douglas I get why u are irritated but calling her a baboon isn't going to make her want to listen. When people offend us and cause us anger we should always think "what would Mohammed (raw) do? "
  • FATIMA, CALIFORNIA, May 7, 2013,
    Asalaamualaikum. I am so happy to see this article. I am white Muslimah who took Shahada because I believed, not because of a man. I am single. I deal with so much hate. I am also a military veteran. I am called a traitor. I too, am faced with people who assume I am Muslim because I married into it. Not true. I am not married. I was born Muslim,this has been in my heart since I was a small child. I only recently was blessed to find Islam. Even Muslims don't think I have problems because I am white. They are surprised when I tell them I am yelled at when I go shopping, I have to fight for the services I am entitled to as a veteran. I have been yelled at by VA employees and documented in my medical records as being Muslim and notes about how I dress. I am considered hostile by the VA because I insist on my right to pray and dress correctly. Why are you so threatened by my dressing a certain way and praying to God? Is it because it brings up feeling of guilt that you do not live your life correctly? I do not claim to be a perfect person or always right. I am human with many flaws. I am not the threat, your conscious is....Alhamduilillah
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • I have never found a more straighter path than this one. Alhamdulilah
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. However, it would not violate Islamic tradition to bury Tsarnaev in an unmarked grave, which may [...]
  • [...] Cremation is not an option because Islam does not allow it, according to Naeem Baig of the Islamic Circle of North America. [...]
  • we need more latinos to come home to Islam
  • I totally agree with you Douglas Valdez .
  • Very interesting! Islam always make perfect sense to people who are researching all religions.
  • I've been Muslim for 6 years and I can say Islam is the truth and way of life
  • Ok first Tina is ignorant for her comment I invite Tina to pick up a Quran and read it so it can enlighten her baboon brain inshallah
  • @tina evil stems from hate and ignorance, which is what your comment portrays u to be full of. You say viva el cristo Rey ( astagfurallah) but u don't behave the way he would. If u don't have anything nice to say please just don't say anything at all.
  • Omar Islam via Facebook, May 5, 2013,
    God is the only King & not Jesus Christ pbuh
  • Stupid people don't understand how evil this religion is!! Viva Cristo Rey !
  • <3 <3
  • Asiya Thompkins, via facebook, May 3, 2013,
    I find the article to be very insightful from viewing some of the many of the female European American Muslim converts. Unfortunately there is wide spread ignorance about the beautiful deen of Islam. So many people think that Muslim women convert for superficial reasons or that Muslim women who wear the head veils wear it for someone else or because they are ashamed of how they look. As for myself who's very fair skinned woman with hijab, people tend to think that I'm a Caucasian convert and call me trader or lash at me in other many other ways through negative comments, as if their trying bully me away from being Muslim Little that they know that I was born Muslim and that I'm not Caucasian.
  • Abdi Ahmed, Maine, May 3, 2013,
    if you love someone he/she will always be in your hart, if you hate someone he/she will always be in your mind so you choose where you want keep he/she. don't forget I will not sleep with fear nor I will wake up with fear ..my faith of Allah will direct me my bath. سبى الله ونعم الوكيل
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, May 3, 2013,
    Inshaa Allah, please do stay strong-:) this life is full of trails and tribulation. But Allah promises " glad tidings to those who are patient"
  • I don't think they mean anything negative, but unfortunately, stereotypes change slowly...
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, May 3, 2013,
    @Katherina Harlow,well said, but don't let people's negative comments get to you.
  • What gets to me is when a conversation with another Muslima opens with, "Where is your husband from?" ... Some of us actually studied history, learned Arabic and read the Qu'ran BEFORE we embraced Islam.
  • amjad, palestine, May 3, 2013,
    we ready to help how we can
  • Firas Faham via Facebook, May 3, 2013,
    Once you stop respecting people who are different from you then you have made a decision to crash into the concrete wall. Please do not hurt your self.
  • Firas Faham via Facebook, May 3, 2013,
    Dear friend - hate is not the answer. How many years of life you and I will be living? My advice is to stop hate, it is so disgusting. God gave you brain to think with it, not to trash it.
  • dear ICNA find brigitte gabriel and convert her to Islam so christians and jews don't have to listen to her hate speech
  • Firas Faham via Facebook, May 3, 2013,
    Heaven is not FREE - Heaven has a huge price tag my sister.
  • Very nice.
  • Mustafa Umar, Orange County, May 1, 2013,
    The Accusation One of the common, yet groundless, accusations being made against Islam is that it forces itself on others. The picture presented is that if someone doesn’t stop Islam, it will forcefully convert everyone, even at gunpoint. Here’s one of the verses commonly quoted by those who make their living propagating this idea: “…seize them and kill them wherever you find them…” [Qur’an 4:91] This verse is used as evidence that Muslims are required to kill anyone who doesn’t accept Islam. That would mean that any Muslim who doesn’t either forcefully convert or kill every non-Muslim he sees isn’t practicing Islam. This ridiculous idea is childishly easy to refute. But before we do that, let’s do a brief comparison. A Comparison Let’s see what the bible has to say about violence: In Deuteronomy 7:1-3: “When the Lord your God brings you into the land… and you have defeated them, then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy. Do not intermarry with them…” In Deuteronomy 20:10-17: “When you march up to attack a city, make its people an offer of peace. If they accept and open their gates, all the people in it shall be subject to forced labor and shall work for you. If they refuse to make peace and they engage you in battle, then lay siege to that city. When the Lord your God delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the men in it. As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else in the city, you may take these as plunder for yourselves. In Deuteronomy 20:16-17: “However, in the cities of the nations the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance do not leave alive anything that breathes. Completely destroy them…” In Numbers 31:17-18: “Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.” Jesus is reported to have said in Luke 19:27: “But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them—bring them here and kill them in front of me.’” Again, Jesus supposedly said in Matthew 10:34: “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.” The verses in the bible are much more violent than any of the verses that can be found in the Qur’an. Can you find a single verse in the Qur’an which says: “Show them no mercy!” or “Do not leave anything that breathes!” or “Kill all the non-virgin women!”? Yet, ironically, most of the people who quote verses from the Qur’an about violence consider themselves Christians and believe in the Bible. Why do they ignore their own Scripture and apply a double standard of hypocrisy? However, the fair Christian will say: “These verses must be read in context.” I agree, and the same opportunity of contextualization should be given to the Qur’an as well. Searching for Context To understand the context of any verse in the Qur’an relating to violence, you only need to do two things: Identify the pronouns Read the verses before and after the verse in question This simple technique is so blatantly obvious; it requires a very special ‘education’ to forget to apply it. Let’s identify the pronouns in the verse we quoted: “…seize them and kill them wherever you find them …” [Qur’an 4:91]. There is only one pronoun, ‘them’, used three times, and it’s pretty clear that it refers to the same group of people. This group of people referred to as ‘them’ can only be identified if we look at the verses before and after. Looking at the preceding verses we learn the following: Verse 88 tells us that the pronoun ‘them’ is referring to hypocrites who pretend to be Muslim on the outside but are actually spies and informants Verse 89 tells us that if these hypocrites turn on you to fight you then you are allowed to fight them Verse 90 tells us that Muslims are not allowed to touch anyone who doesn’t want to fight In this example, it becomes crystal clear that ‘them’ is referring to a group of two-faced hypocrites who are trying to harm and kill the Muslims. It would have been sufficient in this case to simply quote more of the verse: “So if they neither withdraw, nor offer you peace, nor restrain themselves from fighting you, then sieze them and kill them wherever you find them: We give you clear authority against these type of people.” [Qur’an 4:91] Proof from the Qur’an There is not a single verse in the Qur’an which says to harm another person because of their not being a Muslim. On the contrary, there are several verses which talk about respecting non-Muslims. To further clarify the matter about forced conversion to Islam, let’s look at these verses: “ There is no compulsion in religion…” [Qur’an 2:256] “Had your Lord wanted, all the people on earth would have believed. So will you force people to believe?” [Qur’an 10:99] “So warn them: your only task is to warn, you’re not supposed to force them.” [Qur’an 88:21-22] “He does not forbid you to deal kindly and justly with anyone who has not fought you for your faith and driven you out of your homes, God loves the just.” [Qur’an 60:8] Could the Qur’an be any clearer on this issue? Proof from the Prophet of Islam The second source in Islam, after the Qur’an, are the statements made by the Prophet Muhammad. Let’s see what he said about non-Muslims and how to force them to join Islam: “Whoever kills an innocent non-Muslim will not even smell the fragrance of paradise.” [Source: Bukhārī, K. ad-Diyāt] How could this statement possibly be compatible with the ridiculous idea that Islam forces itself on others? Instead, it makes it clear that no non-Muslim is allowed to be harmed because of what they believe. The Historical Evidence Lastly, 1400 years of Muslim history, from the Prophet’s living example up until now when there are about 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, where do we find this forced conversion being practiced? Nowhere. On the contrary, we find throughout history, Muslims being the targets of forced conversion, particularly to Christianity during the Spanish Inquisition and the Crusades and to Atheism during the Communist era of the 20th century. Conclusion So the question about whether Islam forces itself on others has been addressed. Now the question remains, what can we do to prevent Muslims from being forced to leave their faith?
  • Aasia, Baltimore,Md, April 29, 2013,
    AsSalaamulaiykum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatahu. I am homeless in Baltimore,Md. I am looking to relocate to New York. I am looking for a new change, different start. Insha'Allah, may i find a way to contact you. I do not have a cell phone or a phone where you can reach me. I am hoping. sincerely, Aasia
  • Rizwan Ali, North Bend,Oregon,USA , April 28, 2013,
    I am a victim of terrorism, of other people action that represent Islam it involves me too, my parents, society and my Islam, and prophets(saw) never thought such things as taking lives of other innocents men, women and children,let Almighty ALLAH bring justice and peace to all nation so we can love one another. My peace love and hope goes to Boston community and apologies as a believer in ALLAH for the incident that took place by another Muslim who did not have wisdom.
  • [...] sets and helicopters and Canadian geese overhead. In Washington, D.C., leaders of nationalAmerican Muslim organizations filled a room at the National Press Club and issued their flat, blanket rebuttals: Islam doesn’t sanction violence, and it doesn’t [...]
  • Lubna Ahsan via Facebook, April 25, 2013,
    masha-Allah Allahu Akbar
  • Säł Mān via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    I need that 'I love Jesus (pbuh) because I'm Muslim' T-shirt!
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    Masha Allah
  • Sarwat Khan via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    AllahuAkbar! SubhanAllah! Alhumdullilah!
  • Saifa Choudhury via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    Allahu Akbar!! <3 <3 <3
  • Talal Montaser via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    Alhamdulilah
  • SubhanAllah <3
  • Saba Arif via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    Allah o akber
  • Sadia Hasan via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    ALLAH HO AKBER
  • Umm AmiraAyoub via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    MashaAllah
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, April 24, 2013,
    SubhanAllah.
  • Ma sha Allah. May Allah reward y'all for the efforts.
  • Well done to the volunteers, it must have taken real courage. Mashallah.
  • Linda, CT, April 24, 2013,
    Will there be a Windows To Islam program this year?
  • [...] ICNA: In an interview with ICNA.org, Jalon Fowler, a Muslim participant of the Boston Marathon relates [...]
  • Saleem Safdar, USA, April 23, 2013,
    Great article. Inspirational. People need to see that Muslim Americans were victims of this horrific event as well. I'm going to repost this, ia.
  • Intan, Bandung, Indonesia, April 23, 2013,
    Great! Subhanallaah...
  • [...] Volunteers are always needed. To apply visit http://www.icna.org/volunteer [...]
  • Naila Fatima via Facebook, April 23, 2013,
    MashaAllah
  • Arjmand Shah, new york, April 23, 2013,
    Alhamdulillah, you are safe sister. We all should spread the world of peace all around us, and condemn all types of violences. May ALLAH bless all humanity will HIS blessings. AAMEEN
  • Al Hamdo lila
  • Randa, Charlotte , NC, April 20, 2013,
    I appreciate your honesty and your strong sense of charity by giving back to your community ! You represent 99.9% of American Muslims living in the America, unfortunately though it is the .1% that will overshadow the rest of us. Keep up the good work and your spirit! We will overcome stereotyping and bigotry by continuing to live our lives with honor and dignity.
  • Timi Energetic via Facebook, April 20, 2013,
    May Allah swt reward you Dr. Khan... you are a true inspiration for many others.
  • Azam, Islamabad, April 18, 2013,
    Excellent job. May Allah help you succeed. Wish you could motivate your fellow professionals in Pakistan too.Most have never had the chance to feel the sense of relief and satisfaction of doing charity.
  • DUA KHAN, Virginia, April 18, 2013,
    MASHALLAH I AM PROUD OF YOU
  • Muvehida, NJ, April 18, 2013,
    SA my sister I am Ultrasound technologist Registered in OB-GYN and Abdomen, working at Breast Center, I would love to help on Saturdays ...is there similar clinic in NJ?
  • Dawud Assad, Monroe Twp, New Jersey, April 18, 2013,
    May Almighty Allah, (SWT)bless our Doctor Mrs. Khan for her good work and good heart. She is a sincere believer and her reward comes from HIM, Insha'Allah. Keep the good work, sister. Dawud Asad
  • Nasim Islam, California, April 18, 2013,
    Dear ICNA, May Allah(SWT) bless this organization for speaking out against injustice and oppression that is being carried out by the current Awami Regime in Bangladesh. As a Bangladeshi, I am totally in support and appreciate of the stand that ICNA has taken against the current regime, who ratified the constitution and has taken out a mere mention of Allah’s(SWT) name from the Bangladesh constitution. This fascist government and the party historically are anti-Islam and anti-Muslim. This fact is being proven quite a few times currently as they provided police protection for anti-Islam atheists, while killing people in the street who are only asking that these ultra-secularists, anti-Islam and socialist party representatives show respect to our Prophet (SWAW). There is a historical fact that Sheikh Mujib, after the independence had commissioned a fact finding mission to find out the people who connived with the then Pakistani army to kill innocent civilians. While a few had been prosecuted and the rest were pardoned in general amnesty, none of the top ten Jamaat leaders who are being prosecuted today by these fascist government were not in the list, commissioned by Sheikh Mujib! It is a farce that these regimes and their supporters are shedding crocodile tears for the people died 42 years before, while they are killing hundreds of our countrymen now, what a hypocrisy!! The current situation should not be looked at as an isolated matter, however has a potential of far-reaching implication for Bangladeshi Muslims. These regime and their supporters is only trying to build political capital out of the dead, shame! Anybody against these fascist people are war-criminals – this is their mindset! Again, thank you ICNA.
  • Dennis Perry, Alexandria, VA, April 18, 2013,
    Thank you for your words. I'm grateful that you are well. I share your saddness and revulsion at the cowardly act. I pray that your participation next year is covered with God's peace.
  • very nice to see that.
  • Shahid Mian via Facebook, April 17, 2013,
    Ma sha Allah
  • Mashallah!
  • Mashallah!
  • Abdulkadir Isa via Facebook, April 17, 2013,
    AIKIN BANZA!!!!!!
  • [...] Source: http://www.icna.org/boston-runner-ill-run-until-my-body-cant-take-it-anymore/ [...]
  • [...] CAIR MPAC ISNA ICNA Muslim Peace Coalition  [...]
  • Sad
  • Rafaý Zafer via Facebook, April 16, 2013,
    ....this article is from 2002, why is everyone reposting it?
  • Above was aired 3/17/13 so I feel this is a set up once again!!!
  • Our sincerest condolences to all those injured and passed away from the tragic bombings in Boston, USA
  • Our sincerest condolences to all those injured and passed away from the tragic bombings in Boston, USA
  • Mansoor Sayed via Facebook, April 15, 2013,
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-125820/US-bomb-kills-30-Afghan-wedding.html#ixzz2QaET8jkB
  • Abdul Hakim via Facebook, April 15, 2013,
    Amin
  • Firas Faham, Mississauga Ontario Canad, April 15, 2013,
    I pray Allah to bring peace and justice to all and to bring violent people to justice fist soon. I my self have been a victim of injustice and violence in Boca Raton Florida and I know how it feels to suffer from attacks of the anti-human criminals.
  • Mohsin Ali via Facebook, April 15, 2013,
    Its truly a sad event...:(
  • Firas Faham via Facebook, April 15, 2013,
    This is really very sad. I pray Allah to bring all of those who committed this crime to be captured firmly by the fist of justice. Amen...
  • Firas Faham via Facebook, April 15, 2013,
    Stop violence in this world. Tolerance, diversify, and love are the answer to prosperity and well-being for everyone.
  • David el Jabir, Tijuana, April 15, 2013,
    Assalamu alaikum May Allah reward all for this articles is very good and interesting, I just want to say that the masjid was not funded just for Muhanna, was founded for 4 muslims more, but now just Muhanna, from this 5, is on there. In the other hand, some of that 4 and other much more brothers from San Diego and Tijuana are working on dawa, class and events on the Masjid Omar too. www.icofbaja.org
  • Shariah Jameelah, Fayetteville, GA, April 11, 2013,
    Truly, this a mercy from Allah ta'ala, truly
  • Awesome Storm, Fongafale, Tuvalu, April 10, 2013,
    Mashallah, it's great to see how Allah swt draws people closer to Him. I would have only one thing to say to these good folks - BEWARE OF THE WAHABI/SALAFI IDEOLOGY. They are wolves in sheep's clothing, and the reason why some people hate Islam and Muslims. May Allah swt guide us all, Ameen.
  • alhamdulillah.
  • Mashallah.. i used to have a friend from Mexico she was catholic and became Muslim by choice and married to my Pakistani friend and they are now living so happy. but she had a one problem is that in Pakistan its not mandatory to wear hijab and she thinks its a tradition , which is wrong hijab is a must and its not when ever she wants to wear it and leave it when ever she wants. but i told her in a nice a good way with out offending her. wishing them all the best
  • adel, belgum, April 8, 2013,
    Thancks verey mach for this page,I hop it can be good for me happened because I in here strenger I live with months visa ,if. Was beter idaeh to do the best for yo and I send me the masag and me too as soon iwell do my best if gade help me too. Adel
  • I am an American living in Tj.. this is wonderful!! like tears wonderful!!
  • Jessica Mohamed, Tj,MX, April 7, 2013,
    This is fantastic!! MashAllah!! Where would I find the Masjid al-Islamin Tj,MX? I am an American who ended up living there and the closest one is still so far into San Diego..thank you
  • Mochtar Aadjam via Facebook, April 7, 2013,
    Lil'alamin rahmatan Islam religion, Islam may be a religion in the State's quality
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  • Alhamdulilah! :)
  • MashaAllah for the hispanic muslims. God is great!!
  • Samia Hussein via Facebook, April 7, 2013,
    Allahu Akbar. Yahde maen yashaa. Love it when I hear more brothers and sisters embracing Islam.
  • Khadijah Hakim via Facebook, April 7, 2013,
    Walhamdulillah
  • Edy Hartono via Facebook, April 7, 2013,
    allah`s glory!!
  • Saad Shinwari via Facebook, April 7, 2013,
    masallah !
  • The promise of Allah will never ever defeat by any one
  • Ms. Jihada A Gilcrease, Fort Worth, TX, April 6, 2013,
    Assalaamu alaikum, I am looking for: 'Haadi al-Arwaah ilaa Bilaad il-Afraah' by Ibn al-Qayyim with Arabic & English text. Do you have this book? Salaam. Jihada
  • Shalam, Texas, April 1, 2013,
    I read this article and wondered how ICNA stated this without any fact. ICNA should not mislead the people as a Muslim organization in USA. I am a Bangladeshi and I Protest against this misleading statement. I also came to know that one of the war collaborators, Ashrafuzzaman Khan, the chief al-Badr (Jamai Death squad in 1971) executioners, is now head of the Queens branch of Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). No wonder why ICNA take parts with this killers! The fact is Bangladesh is taking steps to bring under justice for those Pakistani collaborators who made genocide in Bangladesh in 1971 along with Pakistani army. It is a shame for ICNA that they want to take side with the collaborators as such that Bangladesh Govt. is doing this for silencing opposition well-known figures. Since the trial started these collaborators’ party "Jamaat-e-Islami Islam and Shibir" have started country wide strike, destruction of life and property. They are attacking law enforcement. To protect the general people police has no choice but to take action. I suggest either you know the fact properly or do not mislead the North American Muslims. It is a shame again for ICNA to state such a misleading statement!!
  • Omid, LA, March 30, 2013,
    I was Muslim and this law violates my freedom. If animals had to vote they would vote against this law. If you like this law go back to counties that have this kind of law.Get out of this country. You are pervert, rapest, and murders. This money could go feed poor people instead of you advertising this evil religion.
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • Rizwana, New york, March 29, 2013,
    Salam o alaikum i m a bit in trouble n have no place to live , i'll appreciate if u'll help me out , my phis one number is 347 445 2788 , I am alone here , i'll appreciate if u would be able to relocate me out of new york ,
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] of Jesus being a Muslim even stronger – as well as other biblical figures – WI has created a campaign to place billboards up in key areas of the nation. One of the billboards is currently located adjacent to a major highway [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • [...] March 13, ICNA issued a press release “congratulating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the pope [Pope Francis] and leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.” For a [...]
  • business at home, March 26, 2013,
    Hello just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your article seem to be running off the screen in Opera. I'm not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I thought I'd post to let you know. The style and design look great though! Hope you get the issue fixed soon. Many thanks
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • Cat, California, US, March 19, 2013,
    Virgil i think that comment about the KKK is a little much as well as the comment about them all going back to where they came from because of some peoples mistakes does not mean all should be blamed. I am a white american female and does this mean that all the white leaders who have corrupted our nation should do the same? No because everyone is their own person and that is extremely narrow minded of you. Though the sharia law has many customs that im sure most americans do not agree with does not mean that it does not have a relivance in their lives. Everyone is raised differently and everyone learns what they are taught. wether or not they chose to go out and explore furthur for more truth is thier perogative. Who are any of us to judge muslims, jews, cristians, or anyone else?
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • Grgyory Melvin Eckles, Winemucca, Nv., March 10, 2013,
    I want peace what else is possible. if we can survive ? Thank you: Sincerely Gregory M Eckles
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data collected by Wenzel [...]
  • machaallah
  • [...] such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration [42] in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release [43] by the Islamic Circle of North America. And the results of polling data [44] collected by [...]
  • Maryam Abdulmumin, Islam, March 5, 2013,
    ICNA is always in a haste to talk against Anwar Awlaki. But I have not yet seen a comment from them about the actions of the U.S in the Muslim lands. They are in a haste to put videos of the Barack Obama on their youtube channel eventhough this kaffir has killed many muslims through out the world.
  • Robat Ahmad via Facebook, March 1, 2013,
    Alhamdulillah ! May ALLAH reward all involve ! Aameeen !
  • ICNA via Facebook, March 1, 2013,
    Support the Banquet for Shifaa Clinic: Inn : 5991 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29406 http://ow.ly/ibsvy
  • Imran Umer via Facebook, March 1, 2013,
    Just wondering is it disease free clinic or Shifa free?
  • Sobia Arif via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    Mashallah
  • Mustafa Rahman via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    Masha'Allah
  • Keshia Friday via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    Alhamdulillah...
  • Dina Elabbadi via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    Great idea mashallah
  • Amber Hesham via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    MashaAllah! Sarwat Shaheen
  • Yahya Hussin via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    Mashallah!
  • Aya A. Khalil via Facebook, February 28, 2013,
    check out The Shifa Clinic and Like us there!
  • Ume Abdullah, New mosque at VA, February 28, 2013,
    Please put the new mosques at Mount Vernon mosque which opened this year. Would like to have the address and the name .
  • Mohammed Sayed, New Jersey, February 24, 2013,
    Assala Mualikum Brs. We would like to know what is the code number for Hotel Reservation? Can you sent us all the code number related to the ICNA MAS. So we have our reservation accordingly. Jazaka Allah Mohammed Sayed
  • zahir ahmed, February 23, 2013,
    My AWARD winning documentary "GOD OF ABRAHAM" [Youtube & Islamic-video.com], is among the best tools to establish understanding between the JEWS and Muslims. This documentary won a prestigious international award in Eastern Europe and Russia by their MUFTI COUNCIL,. see: www.islamic-video.com
  • zahir ahmed, Los Angeles, February 23, 2013,
    Congradulations on the election of the new president , Mr. Saleem Baig. I am proposing a new addition to the ICNA acitivities........AUDIO VISUAL department to promote Islamic Values, Culture and glory of Islamic Civilisation. I am ZAHIR AHMED . My documentaries are in circulation for more than 20 years!!! My new idea of cinstructing a magnificent University with beaitful architecture has already been applauded by numerous groups. I like to discuss this with ICNA . PL contact me at 310-626-6222. Assalam, ZAHIR AHMED
  • Azhar Iqbal Hassan, Lahore Pakistan, February 22, 2013,
    A O A. I HOPE M NAEEM BAIG WILL DELIVER HIS BEST.HE IS MY CLASS FELLOW & I AM AWARE OF HIS ABILITIES,ENTHUSISM,HARD WORKING, HONESTY & CONFIDENCE. ICNA WILL BE EXPANDED & STRENGTHENED MORE. INSHAALLAH.
  • Yasmin Riaz, Houston, February 22, 2013,
    May Allah mercy upon us. Ameen May Allah give you strength and power in ur eman To be stead fast on this right path. We must be united under a honest Ameer. Inshaallah , all the best, with the help of my Raab.
  • IHSAN KHAN, JERSEY CITY NJ, February 20, 2013,
    I am looking to book in MArriott hotel. Any info on that?
  • Zaki-ud-Din Sheikh, Lahore, February 20, 2013,
    Dear Br. Naeem Baig, Assalam-o-Alaikum WRWB. May Allah SWT help you in carrying out your enormous responsibilities as President of ICNA and keep you steadfast. Wassalam, Engr. Zaki-ud-Din Sheikh Ameer JI Halqa NA-125 JI Candidate in Halqa PP-155 (Symble:'Tarazoo') (Father of Dr. Ahmad Zaki Sheikh,MGA,ICNA)& Former Member of Centeral Shura and Secretary General of ICNA (1979, 1980)
  • ghouri, Berlin, February 20, 2013,
    This is encouraging that light of Islam is spreading like america in Germany too Islam spread quicker in Germany after 9/11 lies. Thiis is a majic as Allahs says you are making your ways and I do my and I am the biggest. We live in Berlin and our Mosque is also locared in besy area. As I came to Berlin 1973 there was only one Mosque but now we have 80 diffrent small mosques and 10 or so bigger. We don,t build big centers like america but small one. I had a spanish Muslim in 2004 in Berlin to learn German language. We greet all of you in the name of Berlin communities.
  • Dr.Asad, Pakistan, February 19, 2013,
    Dear Naeem Bhai, May Allahalmighty give you more strainght to do better in the way of Islam. Your work and internvention is specillay appriciated for the muslim humanity. Wish you all the best. Sincerely Dr.Asad Director Programs HWSO Pakistan
  • Shine Shoukkathali, India, February 19, 2013,
    Alhamdulillah...masha ALLAH! An effort without riya'a it seems. It would be nice if muslims in other part of planet would follow suit.
  • Misbah, maryland, February 19, 2013,
    I registered for ICNA conf today and there is no web link to book hotel. I am looking to book in MArriott hotel. Any info on that?
  • Mansoor Marican, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 19, 2013,
    " ... at the local homeless shelter, during Christmas, masjid volunteers take over so that their Christian neighbors can take time off for their holiday." Alhamdulillah, may Allah reward all brothers and sisters involved in this noble endeavour, Ameen. Please publicise this event to present the true face of Islam to non-Muslims in USA and abroad. A video in YouTube would be an excellent testimony.
  • Arvind Vora, New York, February 19, 2013,
    Dear Naeembhai: I wish you best of everything in your this new responsibility.May you achieve all your dreams. -Arvind
  • Jessi, Irving, TX, February 19, 2013,
    Assalamu alaikum, This is great news. Keep up the good work, ICNA. As an American Muslim I thank you for the work you are doing. May God reward you greatly, ameen.
  • Mohamed, USA, February 19, 2013,
    Just wanted to say that it's a great idea and may Allah (swt) reward you for this. Ameen.
  • Mumtaz Khan, Queens, New York, February 19, 2013,
    Very good and comprehensive reporting by Hena Zuberi. Allah SWT bless the founders, organizers, administration, BOD for this noble task and may the Masjid prosper with Muslims and may it be a source of knowledge and wisdom for the non-Muslims and Muslims alike. My prayers are for its success. mumtaz
  • Mercedez, Queens, February 18, 2013,
    I need a room please call 5166067541
  • [...] Details: http://www.icna.org/first-general-address-by-icnas-new-president/ [...]
  • [...] Mr. Naeem Baig, said “Let us all build a bond of brotherhood and strengthen our relationships with one another. ICNA is committed to working together with all Muslim organizations and masajid. We do not represent any one ethnicity or follow any particular sect. We are an organization of American Muslims and we have made a commitment to work for the betterment of all people. I invite you to join ICNA and I assure you that, inshaAllah, you will not find yourself in the company of strangers.” Read the complete address here. [...]
  • හැඳින්වීම, February 17, 2013,
    [...] Original Post: http://www.icna.org/latina-immigrants-the-new-ambassadors-of-islam/ [...]
  • Abdullahi Mohammed Auwal, Nigeria, February 13, 2013,
    Alhamdulillahi, for the good work organisation is doing and I pray Allahu subhana watahallah will guild u ppl through and reward them abodantly for their effort to achieve the golds while am in great support of u even though I don't have anything to contribute to it.
  • Syed Ahmed Mustafa via Facebook, February 9, 2013,
    May Allah save all. (Ameen)
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, February 9, 2013,
    S.2:208-209= O you who believe! Enter perfectly in Islam (by obeying all the rules and regulations of the Islamic religion) and follow not the footsteps of Shaitan (Satan). Verily! He is to you a plain enemy. Then if you slide back after the clear signs (Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم and this Qur'an, and Islam) have come to you, then know that Allah is All-Mighty, All-Wise.
  • Shakeel Syed, Los Angeles, February 7, 2013,
    On behalf of everyone at the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, we thank Dr. Zahid Bukhari for his life long selfless contributions and welcome Br. Naeem Baig and pray that he be blessed with much patience, strength and wisdom to honor the new responsibilities bestowed upon him. We extend our full cooperation in any and all matters that serves the interests of Muslims and Islam in America. Wassalam. Shakeel Syed Executive Director Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
  • Tariq Khan via Facebook, February 4, 2013,
    he's a cool dude man!
  • Azeem Khan via Facebook, February 4, 2013,
    He looks....thrilled?
  • [...] others to attack the free speech rights of U.S. citizens, and prompting Islamic groups here and abroad to rail against the First Amendment protections and call for criminalizing [...]
  • [...] many of these Islamic groups — again, which are closely tied to the U.S. government — issued a statement in support of Fai under the rubric of the “American Muslim Taskforce” (AMT). This is how the AMT describes [...]
  • Just wandering, Egypt, February 2, 2013,
    I really wonder if hijab is a symbol of religious tolerance and forgiveness and if Islam is the religion of peace why there is no peace in Islamic countries ,why that women who are oppressed are women wearing hijab in Islamic countries .why in Egypt little christian girls have to wear hijab obligatory in order to be accepted at some school,why in Egypt women who don't wear hijab are persecuted and oppressed to the point that some women wearing niqab used to cut the Christian girls long hair with scissors in general transportation,in Egypt one day any women who is not wearing hijab was threatened to face violence and troubles after that you said is Islam is the religion of peace please tell me really where that peace is really found and set into action because we christian minorities in the Middle East have never experienced that peaceful Islam and we are persecuted because we were not wearing hijab even during the elections the motto that was used that if you elected someone rather than the Muslim brotherhood that means that your mom will not wear hijab no more ,and after the Muslim brotherhood took the upper hand in Egypt Christians women were attacked in the streets and was told you will be wearing hijab very soon and by the way hijab in Arabic means to obscure so I am sorry to tell you before you call for religious freedom in western countries you should call for it first in your Islamic countries
  • Pure Home, Iran, February 1, 2013,
    Dear sisters and brothers in Islam, Salam Aleikom Pure Home is an English live family program in 45minutes which broadcasts every Sunday at 9:00 GMT. This program focuses on family issues like marriage, relationship among family members, psychology, children training, etc. Each week we invite an expert and focus in different subjects. There are some other parts in the program like the story of the week. In this part we narrate a short story or an anecdote which is derived from various books such as, “ the book of the Righteous” by Martyr Mortaza Motahar, “Mathnavi” by Maulana, “ Kelileh va Demneh”, and” Marzban Nameh”. Besides we have the report of the week which focuses on different events happen in the art or family issues . In one of the other part we pay attention to the last news on health affairs. Each time we introduce a useful book for families. From time to time a video clip in each program refreshes the mind of the viewers with a nice piece of music. We invite you to watch the program and let us know your opinions . The program is in our website for a week. Our website is : sahartv.ir Best Regards, Pure Home Program
  • - My Note Book, January 29, 2013,
    [...] In time for Ramadan, toll-free hotline seeks to educate [...]
  • - My Note Book, January 29, 2013,
    [...] CNN: 877-WhyIslam Hotline Volunteer Answers Questions about… [...]
  • - My Note Book, January 29, 2013,
    [...] ICNA launches Islam awareness campaign in FL [...]
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • [...] I contribute only to Islamic organizations such as ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America). ICNA Relief is currently sending money and muslim workers to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy ........... Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: The Role of Muslims | Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) [...]
  • Raheem Bradley, USA, chicago, IL, January 27, 2013,
    I have a video on Islamic marrage from the USA, Chicago, Il . Tell me what you think . http://youtu.be/X_fdb8deGiI
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, January 25, 2013,
    Masha Allah Al Hamdulillah wa Allahu Akbar am a Latino convert to Islam shahadah in 1979. It's the greatest thing in my life.
  • Muhammad Jabar via Facebook, January 25, 2013,
    nice job please keep it up.God bless you
  • Saira Chaudhry via Facebook, January 24, 2013,
    This is a beautiful idea and great way to give dawah :D We should do something like this InshAllah http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kZSQnSd06Xw
  • [...] support a representative government with full representation of key opposition groups,” ICNA declared. “As Mohamed ElBaradei notes, this representation must extend to the Muslim [...]
  • Orlando Rosario, Princeton NJ 08520, January 24, 2013,
    As Salaamul Alaikum to all. I am Muslim Latino took Shahadah in 1979 and married to Indian Muslim. I pray Allahu Ta Ala bless your effords, although my spanish is not that great if there is anything I can do to help please contact my e mail. Keep up the great work of Dawah. Allahu Akbar! Masha Allah. Mas Salaam.
  • [...] Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) inaugurates new mosque. [...]
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • Fayaz Ahmed via Facebook, January 23, 2013,
    Masha ALLAH
  • Rizwana Anjum via Facebook, January 23, 2013,
    May Allah make it Easy for him. Ameen!
  • Arif Khalil via Facebook, January 23, 2013,
    Congratulations.... May Allah accept his full potential in His way!
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, January 23, 2013,
    S.2:136= Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him." S.1:1-7= [All] praise is [due] to Allah, Lord of the worlds – The Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful, Sovereign of the Day of Recompense. It is You we worship and You we ask for help. Guide us to the straight path - The path of those upon whom You have bestowed favor, not of those who have evoked [Your] anger or of those who are astray.
  • Robat Bin Ahamd, Sngapore, January 22, 2013,
    All praise be to ALLAH SWT. I applaud the efforts and determination of both MS Morales and MS Anaya. Masha ALLAH, welcome to Islam and may the blessing and guidance of the ALMIGHTY ALLAH be upon you.May HE grant both of you and your family Jannatul Firdaus ! Ameeen.
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • [...] month, a new mosque called the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Islamic Center opened in Alexandria, Virginia. ICNA, an Islamist group with origins in the Jamaat-e-Islami of Pakistan, [...]
  • Sr Wendy Diaz, mira :)
  • Ibad-ur-Rahman, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 2013,
    In response to Michael, and @USDEFENSELEAGUE: "And the servants of Most Gracious (God) walk on earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they say, 'Peace be to you!'" (Al-Qur'an 25:63)
  • Ellinor Stanner, Germany, January 15, 2013,
    Dear Fellow Believers in the ONE, who made Abraham become the father of Ishmael and Isaac, may I address you? Malachi [B.Mal:4,5] says, - that before the ‘day of days’ [Q:78.39] - Elijah will come to “turn the hearts of parents to their children and the hearts of the children to their parents, so that I will not come and strike the land with a curse.” Always did the Father of Heaven and Earth send heralds into time. Now - that time will end – he sends His messenger, again as baptizer. John the Baptist, the Elijah, returned will purify this earth. He gave us His Word (like manifold predicted), teaches us to distinguish truth from delusion, to comprehend our life and the chance of return to the One Father embedded therein. In English the Baptist’s Word may be read online, for free, at www.elija.de . Please click on the ‘British Flag’ and then on ‘Downloads’. In works of art (e.g.:‘Retable d’Issenheim’) John is frequently depicted holding a book. His right-hand finger usually points upwards to the One Father. Your Scripture (Q.) also refers to this book, and manifold to the way to the ONE Father. John’s present word to us has the title: “…that I Preserve you from the Judgement of the Lord" He wishes to take us to the Father of Heaven and Earth. Personally I am thankful for his guidance. Sincerely, Ellinor
  • Muhammed Zaki Shaik, South Africa, January 5, 2013,
    What ! May Allah grant our beloved Imam Jannat-ul-firdous (insha-Allah). My question to the ICNA is how on earth would they recognize adDajjal if they are so easily swayed by the US.
  • Rosita, Arlington, mass, January 3, 2013,
    Wish we have it in Massachusetts too.
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, January 2, 2013,
    S.2:136= Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him."
  • Uzma Javed via Facebook, January 2, 2013,
    Wish to have these in Houston too!!
  • abdul, New Jersey, December 23, 2012,
    The person who killed so many innocents including children in the US was not the only one who has committed such a terrible terrorist act. There are more than a hundred thousand of such men in Afghanistan and other parts of Muslim lands doing the exact same thing - terrorising and killing entire Muslim towns and villages.
  • Women Affairs of AMH Inc, baltimore, December 21, 2012,
    As salaamu alaikum
  • fathy, brooklyn, December 19, 2012,
    salam aleikum. ithink it time to put an English [ only] on every masjed to read what muslims beleave in.ex.the oness of the creator of the world & all the 25 PROPHETS . IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLS RESPOND TO ME. I LOVE TO WORK FOR DA,WA.
  • Elias Faruqui., Dhaka. Bangladesh., December 18, 2012,
    We need only Allah's help which we can et through the undevjdable EMAN.Inn shaa Allah we will be winner.
  • Orlando Rosario, New Jersey, December 18, 2012,
    We pray Ya Allahu Ta Ala ease our pain and broken hearts for those lost to this tragedy...the lost of inocense and the brave souls that gave their lives to shield our children from harm...We Pray Ya Allahu Ta Ala' thank you for allowing those to shelter safely the numerous children from harmsway. We pray Allahu ta Ala' please awaken the world to the tragedy and make us pro-active against the violence that has fosaken this planet. Throughout the world make us join together as the Peace makers for the world: “Our Lord! Rescue us from this town whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from You one who will protect, and raise for us from You one who will help.” [004:075: Al Quran] Narrated Anas (R.A): Allah’s Apostle (pbuh) said, “Help your brother, whether he is an oppressor or he is an oppressed one. People asked, “O Allah’s Apostle! It is all right to help him if he is oppressed, but how should we help him if he is an oppressor?” The Prophet said, “By preventing him from oppressing others.” Volume 3, Book 43, Number 624:Sahih Bukhari. Allah knows the Best.
  • Guy Macher, Canada, December 18, 2012,
    This is haram! Zakat is to be spent on jihad against the kafir not to aid them!
  • Ashraf, USA, December 18, 2012,
    What did Obama say in his speech?!!! Did he ask the authority to treat the Muslims as humans or ()?!!! We Muslims should wake up and realize that our butcher cannot be our supporter regardless how nice he is... This is what Allah (swt) told us, should we believe Allah (swt) or should we believe the soft speech of our butchers?!!!!
  • Azeem Khan via Facebook, December 13, 2012,
    @kuldeep narain we don't accept collective guilt being projected on us. We would do these good works whether we had a bad rap or not, because that is what our religion teaches us.
  • Zaki Ahmas Sabih, Edison, NJ, December 12, 2012,
    I did not know till today (12/12/12) that President Obama raised this issue with the Burmese authorities during his visit. I signed the petition myself and also left msg. I am glad he is listening and responsive. Burmese Muslims, Muslim community all over the world and human rights advocates should be thankful. Burma's nearest Muslim country Bangladesh returned boat full of Burmese Muslim refugees, and other Muslim countries have no guts or will to help. Muslim countries are fractured, disunited, disorganised and corrupt. They should put their house in order. Palestinians are suffering b'caus their own Arab brothers betrayed them and butchered them in Jordan, Syria and other countries, and b'cause of the foolishness of the religious extremes like the Hamas. Let us help the wise and progressive leadership of Mahmood Abbas, and hope that Palestinian can have their own country.
  • What a wonderful organization. Thanks for sharing.
  • Iffat Alam, December 10, 2012,
    INNALILLAHEY WA INNAILEYHEY RAJEYOON
  • Mohsin Zaheer via Facebook, December 9, 2012,
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-7dEYcSrFk
  • Anwar Shariff via Facebook, December 9, 2012,
    Nice work!!, Charity is a pillar of Islam regardless of color or religion.
  • Hisham Alhakimi via Facebook, December 9, 2012,
    Did not know about this....mashallah!
  • Kuldeep Narain via Facebook, December 8, 2012,
    Great work indeed. But it will take a lot more to wipe the memory of Sep/11. Air travel is a nightmare thanks to that one single act
  • Andre E Johnson via Facebook, December 8, 2012,
    I'll bet all the folks receiving help did not think of color, religion, or sterotypes at this point. It should be like this at all times, in all ways, by everyone.
  • Naina, Queens, December 8, 2012,
    Hi, I was wondering if I could bring any supplies that are needed to help out. Please reply to my email or call me at 908.917.6752
  • Denise Javaid via Facebook, December 8, 2012,
    run with the law enforcement investigation. Animal mutilation is usually a first step to other things
  • Tommy Kamagra, woodbridge .Va, December 8, 2012,
    thanks for sharing this info! people need to know what is happen...
  • Pury Saldana via Facebook, December 8, 2012,
    juntos da la fuerza espiritual para cuando ocurren esto desatre de las naturaleza love u Habiba Rosario
  • Vijay S Singh via Facebook, December 8, 2012,
    Islam is another of the great religions. The adherents of all religions create strife, not the religions. Greed and ego fuel the thirst for warmongering. Each of the religions produced fundamentalists who destroy. Look at the last republican administration and Bush, warmongering in their blood. Let us not forget that Prescott Bush andsome very rich Jews supported Hitler financially during the WW!!
  • Radda Abdullahi Abubakar, London, UK., December 8, 2012,
    Alhamdulillah, I am indeed really happy and proud of brothers and sisters over there. May Allah continue to with you all, guide and protect you and give you the strength and Eemian to carry on with this great sunnah of our beloved prophet (SAW). May He reward you all with Jannah and open the eyes of our other brothers and sisters to see the light of this Eden through our noble actions inshaAllah. Alaikum bi taqwallah ala Kulli haalin.
  • [...] ICNA also promises to further increase its ongoing community outreach activities in the area.See: When a Religious Home is Defiled, We Stand Together“Muslims do not detest any animal; however, Muslims are not allowed to eat the meat of a pig,” [...]
  • Haneen Wadi via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    @Kelly...no i don't think so. that would be nasty.
  • Kelly Kaufmann via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    Make a ham and bring it to a kitchen for the homeless.
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    S.2:136= Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him."
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    S.2:136= Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him."
  • Summer Rauf via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    Throw it away and make dua for the perpetrators.
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    S.2:153= O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.
  • Chris Frazier via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    I am one of many U.S. people from the "Christian" tradition who understands the enormous contributions that Muslims make to our shared nation everyday. You are my brothers and sisters. For what it's worth, I generally study Buddhism and limit my reading of the Bible to the New Testament, excluding the Book of Revelations, which I consider a meaningless piece of psychotic babble.
  • Nancy Kubicka via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    Thanks for sharing that article honey,it's a wonderful thing to know that we all can work together when the rubber hits the road. Be well.
  • Braktia Mourad via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    That 's the only way to correct their image and ideas about Islam, by doing goods and stoping evil جزاكم الله كل خير
  • Naushad Ali via Facebook, December 7, 2012,
    Perhaps We are grabbing our past, glorious heritage...helping humans irrespective of cast creed, religion, color.....this is the true Islam..... May Allah bless all the volunteers with His Rahmat. Ameen.
  • yazid, indonesia, December 7, 2012,
    i asking of text of challenges of modernity by yasir qadhi, on 2012, please send to my e mail, i need that for my study, wasalam
  • Zulfukar Hyatt via Facebook, December 4, 2012,
    Alhumdulillah............
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, December 4, 2012,
    This is a great initiative, may Allah bless you. Alhamdulillah.
  • Md Rabbi Alam via Facebook, December 1, 2012,
    Please join Million Muslim March to Capital on 9/11/13 for a Historic Moment to establish Humanity and Justice. www.facebook.com/mmm91113. Like this page and please spread the movement.
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • Jannah, ATL, November 27, 2012,
    Mashaallah! I cant Wait!!!!
  • Iffat Alam, Houston, November 25, 2012,
    Why should we thank Obama & why ICNA pleaded him/US gov. for this issue. Don't we see what is going on in all Muslim countries & don't we know on whose command it is going on.If ICNA has to thank it should only be to our real Lord & we want to ask some one to raise this issue it must be OIC or Muslim countries as OIC is the association that some how represent Muslim Community of the world. ICNA must represent its true goal & it could not be represented in this secular way. thanking a government which is based on Takfir of Allah SWT.
  • Asif Shehzad Khan via Facebook, November 21, 2012,
    Raising the issue won't help much...have to see how far it would go.
  • Shurovi Salim via Facebook, November 21, 2012,
    dekkha jak... koto tuku ki hoy In Future :/
  • Alya Woioi via Facebook, November 21, 2012,
    Finally something coming out for this......
  • Shame on ICNA
  • muslima, ny, November 20, 2012,
    Ya Allah, Your servants now are only left with the weapon of Dua. Indeed it is the strongest weapon You have blessed us with. Ya Rabbi, make this stop Ya Rabbi! We need You Ya Rabbi! Your slaves need You!
  • Khaled Meri via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    https://www.facebook.com/huneezz/posts/471962279521713?comment_id=5300594&ref=notif&notif_t=share_reply
  • Taufiq Muhammed via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    @azeem Khan islam holds no duality. Hence we speak as Muslims. How can we accept this and say thank you when his comments on Palestine say the absolute opposite ? When we do salah we state our intention . Whats important is intention as well. The question now should be what his intention was in both instances. Remember the signs of the hypocrites. He is a living example.
  • Taufiq Muhammed via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    If u think that Obama said this for purely humanitarian reasons you are sorely mistaken. If there was no natural resources there do you think the world leaders would be there in the first place ?
  • Lagrichi Issam via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    The chai walla age ! May Allah guide our leaders and give them enough strength to stand up against injustice!! I have a lot of hope on our youth iA!! Because we failed big time!! And keep failing!!!
  • Muhammad Lodhi via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    We should thank him for doing so but at the same time keep on reminding him about the barbarism and terrorism of Israelis, diplomatically and not emotionally.i
  • Dino Palaj via Facebook, November 20, 2012,
    The reason he can speak out here is because he is not a slave to Burma like he is a slave to Israel.
  • Abu Ismail Choudry via Facebook, November 19, 2012,
    Good for ICNA for being fair
  • Azeem Khan via Facebook, November 19, 2012,
    separate the issues, He spoke the truth on the issue, so give credit where it is due! - read this: "His strongest comments were about the Muslim Rohingya minority, whose treatment he compared to the racism that once held back African-Americans like himself. "What we've learned in the United States is that there are certain principles that are universal - that apply to everybody, no matter what you look like, no matter where you come from," Mr Obama said. "No matter what religion you practise. The right of people to live without the threat that their families may be harmed or their homes may be burned simply because of who they are."
  • Haza Omar via Facebook, November 19, 2012,
    What about the Gaza, Palestine issue? hmmm... :-/ So... one at a time ya?? yes or YES!! ?? :(
  • Mu'min Azraaq via Facebook, November 19, 2012,
    muslims should never grovel at the feet of kuffar. Allah(swt) has provided us with a Perfect system. How about working to reestablish it. Thank obama for giving israel the 'green light' to palestine while you all are at it.
  • fatimamiddleast@yahoo.com, November 19, 2012,
    Icna Relief Housing shelter doesn't serve for needy people. In New York City, I saw a sick Pakistani woman left outside while the crew of Icna Relief went for a friday prayer. A sudanese professional woman who was a doctor and didn't need any help found a room to stay at Icna Relief USA for free, but a divorced Pakistani woman who didn't have any support in the US left outside of the shelter. The person who was in charge of the housing shelter could use the help provided by icna fund (food, money and outreach) for her own benefit. The director of this shelter was a pathetically deceiving woman. Overall, it was a sick place. It needs a lot of inspection. I hope someone from head of ICNA will read my comment. You have to inspect everything regularly.
  • Ikram, November 19, 2012,
    Please sign this petition as well on White House website https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-war-gaza/QzNjslXF
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, November 17, 2012,
    The world is in pain and if we do not help the world achieve peace...hurt and diis-spare would overwhelm us and the help of God will be far....stop the killings!!! Stop the bombings!!! Free the Palestinian People.... stop supporting Oppression around the world!No one group of people has a right and a monopoly to Human Rights and Human Dignity!!!!! Support a two state Solution Israel and Palestine have rights to EXIST PEACEFULLY without fear and hate from either sides!!!..."Those who, being weak, are ill-treated (and oppressed)? - Men, women, and children, whose cry is: "Our Lord! Rescue us from this town, whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from thee one who will protect; and raise for us from thee one who will help!"
  • Mak, November 15, 2012,
    When things happen like this and the US does nothing it just shows they only go when they have their own interest at hand. How SAD!
  • Ali K, November 7, 2012,
    I think ICNA addressed this problem diplomatically. It should have CLEARLY stated whether it is Islamically ok to vote or not vote Obama because of his same-sex marriage stance. Moreover, is it Islamically ok to support gay marriages among non-muslims since Allah has given them the choice of practising their owm (un-Islamic) beliefs?
  • [...] reprehensible”, inciting others to attack the free speech rights of U.S. citizens, and prompting Islamic groups here and abroad to rail against the First Amendment protections and call for criminalizing ‘defamation [...]
  • Kashif Khan, November 4, 2012,
    I live in piscataway,nj.i am willing to help in nj.
  • [...] The Jewish Disaster Response Corps has experienced of interfaith cooperation in times of crisis before. After the outbreak of storms in the United States in April 2011, the Jewish organisation learnt to work together with the Islamic Circle of North America. [...]
  • icnaorg, November 2, 2012,
    Jazakallahu Khairan katheeran for informing us of the oversight. It has been corrected.
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • Kimberly Alexander Jones, United States, November 1, 2012,
    I just wrote a blog post today on promoting multicultural interfaith community. My article "Don't Dis My Religion" is specifically about the tension between Muslims and Others, particularly spurred on by the killing of the Ambassador in Libya. Conversation is a necessary starting point and I wish Religious Leaders in all communities would start similar conversations. Imagine what could happen. On Saturday King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia said, "Dialogue strengthens moderation and ends reasons of conflict and extremism
  • [...] more about this event: http://www.icna.org/sold-out-1st-youth-conf-by-ym-icna-in-s-california/ /* Related Posts:[2/3] The Correct Way of Practicing The Religion - Muhammad ..."God [...]
  • [...] Twitter: www.twitter.com/icna Donate: https://www.icna.org/donation/ Volunteer: http://www.icna.org/volunteer/ /* Related Posts:Equity VS Equality - Sheikh Yusuf Estes Freeing Yourself from Debt - Said [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstrationin Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • Cromulent, Toronto( currently), November 1, 2012,
    I'll thank you to keep your hands off my 1st Amendment.
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • Zine Lassoued via Facebook, October 31, 2012,
    أستغفر الله العظيم "اللذي لا إله إلا هو الحي القيوم" لي ولوالدي ولجميع المسلمين والمسلمات والمؤمنين والمؤمنات الأحياء منهم والأموات "وأتوب إليه"
  • Hedaya Sandi Aybar via Facebook, October 31, 2012,
    ameen
  • Mohsin Khan via Facebook, October 30, 2012,
    JazakALLAH for sharing..
  • Azza Ibrahim via Facebook, October 30, 2012,
    طمنينا على احوالكم يا لولو لو سمحتى
  • Yasir, Ontario, October 30, 2012,
    If only I could have done my duties as a husband and love her more than just in my heart, actually shown it and taken care of her and made her family my own, perhaps would have kept her as my wife.
  • humaira Ali, woodbridge .Va, October 30, 2012,
    Salam , I live in woodbridge VA . I am a physician . I am off from my job until 3rd of Nov. If I can be of any help , I am willing to help. Thanks for all the good work you do . Humaira Ali M.D.
  • [...] federal/state/local governmental programs and faith-based disaster assistance programs)Also see: Du’as to Remember During Storms  —END—   ICNA Relief USA is the only domestic, Islamic-faith based agency, [...]
  • abdul rahman, NY, October 29, 2012,
    thanks much
  • abdul rahman, atlanta, October 29, 2012,
    i just can't thank you enough
  • Admin, October 29, 2012,
    Jazakallahu Khairan katheeran for informing us of the oversight. It has been corrected.
  • Madiha Junaid, Toront, October 29, 2012,
    AA Wa mana bi tish shajar we would not read the al when joining (in the last dua). Please make correction. Jazak'Allah khair
  • Imam, NY, October 29, 2012,
    Jazakumullah for the wonderful link. I would like to point out that there is a typo in the last Dua in Arabic. The second word is missing a couple of letters. The correct version is right here: http://www.makedua.com/display_dua.php?sectionid=62 Jazakumullah for this page. It is good to have an Islamic scholar look over whatever you are going to post on the internet to make sure that there are no mistakes.
  • [...] Circle of North America, March 9, 2011.  [Available on Islamic Circle of North America website: http://www.icna.org/catholics-want-to-express-our-solidarity-with-you-archibishop-gregory/ [...]
  • Muhammad Khan,, United States, October 25, 2012,
    We can use this event and relationship intelligently for a common ground action.We and catholics and invite other faiths to write to congressmen and senators to introduce a law on floor to make it legally offensive to insult,demean,humiliate and put down directly or indirectly any faiths ,its founder,book and adherents.
  • Fatimah, Brooklyn, October 25, 2012,
    Good Muslims are doing nothing wrong. The NYPD can spy as much as they want. The only power I answer to is Allah. The NYPD entrapped a young Bangladeshi Muslim into setting up a bomb. What a farce! What about building bridges instead of setting up destructive scenarios, NYPD? Allah sees all, knows all, and is all-powerful. That keeps me in check. But I guess that does not make the 10 o'clock news.
  • [...] such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • I read this earlier and was not surprised but I was disturbed by it all the same. It confirms what we have know all along, these intelligence agencies create terrorist threats to fool Joe public into thinking that they're keeping them safe.
  • Aamenah, UK, October 23, 2012,
    Jazaka'allahu Khair, for reminding us how we can gain great reward in these blessed days. Remember me and the ummah in your duas.
  • Ruby Ali via Facebook, October 23, 2012,
    Sounds like he needs to go back to jail.
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] Islamic Circle of North America, which bills itself as a “a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community,” has an [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] for him who fears Allah . And fear Allah and know that unto Him you will be gathered. On the virtues of the first 10 days of Zulhijjah, we had a discussion on reflections: Q: What did you notice about our two Eids? A: it is after [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • [...] echoed such admonitions, for example during a large demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, and in a press release by the Islamic Circle of North [...]
  • isah haruna, Lagos Nigerian, October 19, 2012,
    i sa big jazak Allahu khyr to u all my fellow muslim brother and sister. Thanks for dis great work! May Allah grant us d ability 2 perform all d good deed in dis 1st 10days of Dhul hiija, and may He forgive us all our sins and accept our dua as an act of ibdan. And also admit us in d paradise with d blessing of dis last 10days amen.
  • sulaiman abdullahi, Lagos Nig, October 18, 2012,
    bismillahi arahmani rahim
  • oshidipe abdrasaq, Lancashire UK, October 18, 2012,
    May ALLAH reward ur effort. short but precise piece.it is a nice reminder of our duty as muslims.
  • Md Zonayed Alom, Dhaka,Bangladesh, October 18, 2012,
    Alhamdulillah,May Allah Grant us,so that we can lead our life according to Isalm And Be Successful.
  • @icna, October 18, 2012,
    New post on http://t.co/XYN60ezu The Message International Announces Essay Competition http://t.co/TvYx3TBw
  • Layonu, Osun,Nigeria, October 18, 2012,
    Jazakumllah khyran for a job well done,may Allah continue 2 bestow His hikmah,hidayah,barakah&rahmah on you all...pls add that for anyone who will b killing ram for the coming eid shouldn't cut nails&shave hair till eid day,may Allah ease our task...why isn't the icon 'shared' be included below the article so that we can post a link to share our friends online...SALAM
  • @MFSDetroit, October 17, 2012,
    The 1st days of Dhul-Hijjah are the best days in the year, like the last 10 nights of Ramadan are the best nights. http://t.co/0UyVwInZ...
  • Abdullah Masoom Raza, Singapore, October 17, 2012,
    SubhanALLAH. Such a wonderful article. May ALLAH help us in coming closer to him and keep us away from the fitnah of accursed Shaitan mardood. Ya ALLAH, please call us to ur house and make it easy for us to perform HAJJ. You are the king of kings and the most merciful, so have mercy on us Ya Rabb. Jazakallahukhair
  • AHSAN KHAN, KANSAS CITY, MISSSOURI, October 17, 2012,
    Salamualiqum WRBT, I pray for all my brothers,sisters who are sick, in problem May Allah show the right way which brings closeness to HIM and He may be pleased with us and accept our calls, inshallah.Ameen.
  • Mohammed ashraf, PA,USA, October 17, 2012,
    bro.mashallah but just add regarding not cuting hair and nails from 1st of zull hijja also takbir tashriq from 9th after jajr to 13th asr,men should say loude and women low voice after evry salat.jazakallah
  • ejaz khan, Lancashire UK, October 17, 2012,
    GREAT ARTICLE, GAINED A LOT OF KNOWLEDGE AND I WILL APPLY IT
  • SHABEER, DAMMAM,SAUDI ARABIA, October 16, 2012,
    Alhamdulillah. It is simply SSSS--SHORT,SHARP,SPECIFIC,SIMPLE. IT IS VERY COMPREHENSIVE ALSO.JAZAKKALLAH KHAIR...
  • Syed Burhan Ahmed, UAE,Abudhabi ,October 17, October 16, 2012,
    Jazak Allah, beautiful & informative article.
  • Nora, CA, USA, October 16, 2012,
    I love this article, a very simple but comprehensive and informative summary of things to do in the first 10 days of Zulhijjah. JazakAllah Khair for this
  • POPOOLA, Trenton, NJ, October 16, 2012,
    I humbly and strongly second the opinion that this is a nice article, content and timeliness. May ALLAH, Most Honorable, bless your ways and your family. I pray I shall commit to practice the information and recommendation; In-Sha ALLAH. Amin.
  • Majid Khan, Virginia, USA, October 16, 2012,
    As salamu alaikum Is this article on Hajj (10 days of zilhajja) is copyright or it can printed and distributed, etc.? Thanks.
  • Nisar Ahmed, Lancashire UK, October 16, 2012,
    Jazak Allah Khy'r brothers & sisters at ICNA for producing such a beautiful & informative article. Barakallah
  • Zafar Abbas, DC, October 15, 2012,
    I agree that neither the Romney nor the Obama tickets are palatable for Muslims concerned about the sanctity of life. Specifically the lives of Muslims abroad. If Ron Paul or Gary Johnson was a serious contender, I would ask Muslims to vote for them. But since neither are really in the running, are you sure you want to vote libertarian.? I mean they want to eliminate government spending. What are you going to do about healthcare, programs for special needs children? Welfare? Regulation to prevent corporate crimes? I know liberal viewpoints often clash with some of our Islamic values, but the vast majority of their stances are shared by the ideals in our religion. I would rather pick green than libertarian.
  • Mushtaq Hussain via Facebook, October 13, 2012,
    sorry
  • Jason, North Carolina, October 13, 2012,
    With all respects, i wish to know how and when the Muslim community will handle this extremism. I don't care what governments and nations plan to do, i want to know what muslims plan to do. I think must people would like to have a different opinion. It just seems there is a lot of emphasis on separation from the situation, i.e. "they aren't real practicing muslims". Try telling extremists that. They think the same way about you. If you aren't fighting you're not a real Muslim. Only politicians care if you condemn attacks, the rest of us want to know what you plan to do about it.
  • the act of movie was to provoke muslims responce and to tell americans that all muslims are violent so kill violents in iraq afghanistan and pakistan by drones is justified this is game of war lords , weapon manfacturers
  • abdul basit malik, pakistan, October 12, 2012,
    you have given examples of prophets life in makka . After that when sora hujrat came , it was even said by ALLAH to the muslims , as not to be loud , may be their disrespecting attitude will destroy all their deeds . So respect of the HOLY PROPHET is part of our eeman and any disrespecting act pinches us too much , .what is hurt ? a trauma , physical or psychological which is giving pain , is hurt in usa there are rules and courts for such hurts , and if a persons act is hurting 1`5 billion ppl , there is no rule to contain him right of freedom of speech does not allow me to abuse you if one abuses the other in usa , does it comes under act of freedom of speech ? what is abuse ? an insulting word purposely said for hurting the others?there comes law to stop it / if there is no law ? people will go fighting and killing each other just for an abuse . what we muslims are saying to usa they must make a law for such bad acts which is more than an abuse to a muslim to disrespect our prophet .in absence of such law muslims want to kill such person by them and they kill or hurt americans as symbols of such a state who is protecting thes people , now who is the beginner ? muslims or the person who makes movie ? this is not so simple there is war mafi behind this who wanted to make justification of their killings in iraq afghanistan pakistan and tell americans that all muslims are terrorist / , lets see what happens ?
  • Rauf, NJ, October 11, 2012,
    InsAllah these websites will be helpful: icnarelief.org facebook.com/icnarelief back2schoolgiveaway.com
  • Bisma, Fl, October 11, 2012,
    MasAllah great work!!! Do you have other websites or events so I know when to help out?
  • Bisma, Khan, October 11, 2012,
    A friend of mine was telling me that she was volunteering and if I need hours to come on by. So I want and had a perception change that Muslims are doing great job by helping those people who need the most. I just wanted to say thanks for the hours but masaaallah amaaaziiing work.
  • Usama, Islam (in the heart), October 11, 2012,
    We have a void in this community between Arabs, Asians with our Native Muslim American brothers (Afro-Americans). This Muslim community has been looked past for too long. With my personal story it was great to bond with my Muslim brother and sisters. We are building our communities. Make dua for this work. Ask Allah and the path will open up. I am glad for these brothers efforts bc i am done with talking. #letsgettowork
  • Naveera, Vermont , October 11, 2012,
    Fox news separates Islam and America. The tea party, the republican party, Evangelical Christians, etc have mocked and criticized our relations with our neighbors. Back2schoolgiveaway is a beautiful project and its bridging a gap. We need to help our neighbors regardless of religion, race, colour, or creed. Simply this article is stating. Muslim American or American Muslims we need to stop fighting over silly items. Join the good work please. May Allah accept these efforts. Great Job you have my support.
  • Ammar, florida, October 11, 2012,
    AA to all, I was able to help with this program my local area. I saw first hand the positive affect this happens. As a first generation American seeing the problems first hand that my nation is going through. This is how we change the perceptions and hearts by following the foot steps of my beautiful prophet Muhammad (SAW). May Allah accept the hard efforts of these sisters and brothers.
  • Tanya Aziz via Facebook, October 10, 2012,
    And the Koch's need to stop financing the fear.
  • Waqas Ahmed via Facebook, October 9, 2012,
    Its a policy statement not a press release which was issued hours after the incident.
  • @vride, October 9, 2012,
    Not condemning the acts! Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons « Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) http://t.co/qP2Ru5xS
  • [...] Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) statement on freedom of expression & sacredness of religi... [...]
  • Divine Sense via Facebook, October 4, 2012,
    sadly they must have said this month back, but no, they will wait for the rest of muslim world to say the truth.
  • Seriously? took them several weeks to come up with this?
  • KHALED KHORSHID, CHICAGO, USA, October 3, 2012,
    If our prophit Mohammad, PBUH, still alive today, what his reaction could be when he hear about such cartoons and movies? I think, and Allah, SWT, knows, he will be smilling and excuse those made such mistakes because they do not really know him! he will, propably blame us, as Muslims, because we did not do enough dawa to non Muslims in the world! He propably, will blame those who made wrong actions and made the materials by which the senario of the movie could be made. In fact, the violent reactions Muslims made, confirm to the non Muslims that such movie was correct! On the contrary, we should take our prophit's history (Sirah), as a guidance for our reactions towards non Muslims when they commit mistakes against Muslims.See how he forgive people of Mecca after 10 years of crimes against Muslims. He sent them free! Those non Muslims who do proper research, like Micheal Heart, could reach to the truth as we know about the most 100 influential people in the world, and put him at # 1.
  • Ezzat Mahfouz via Facebook, October 3, 2012,
    How are you Riham ?? Wahshany giddan.....
  • Asma Saleem via Facebook, October 3, 2012,
    like this
  • Salahuddin Shamsi, San Antonio, October 2, 2012,
    I am glade to see the statement from ICNA. May God, All Mighty guide all humanity to the light. Aameen.
  • @hanis_kai, October 2, 2012,
    Freedom of Expressions and sacredness of religious icons http://t.co/Scc9xOay
  • Muhammad Salim Qureshi, houston, tx, October 2, 2012,
    It has come to light very clearly that the diplomates in Libya were not killed by protesters.At the same time it can be noted that organizers of ralleys all over the world appealed for peaceful protest.We the muslims in America shall not overcondemn the reaction of muslims.Most of the damage was done by the violent reaction of the respective Govt. agencies.Also, by the way, how many people dis each year after soccer games in the heart of Europe? How many people in this world can claim that they are free of sensitivity and emotions?I will apeal everyone not to be afraid of each other and JUST BE FAIR TO EACH OTHER PLEASE.
  • Wright Salisbury, Lexington, MA, October 2, 2012,
    It's very important for all Muslims to vote in this election and to support President Obama. Look at our web site by typing in this address on the address bar of your search engine: http://muslimsandtheirfriendsforobama.com or contact me at wrightsalisbury@gmail.com We've got to get a lot of Muslims to call other Muslims to urge them to vote, especially in the swing states of VA, OH, FL, IA, CO, WI and NH.
  • Wright Salisbury, Lexington, MA, October 2, 2012,
    It's very important for all Muslims to vote in this election and to support President Obama. Look at our web site by typing in this address on the address bar of your search engine: http://muslimsandtheirfriendsforobama.com or contact me at wrightsalisbury@gmail.com We've got to get a lot of Muslims to call other Muslims to urge them to vote, especially in the swing states of VA, OH, FL, IA, CO, WI and NH.
  • @LAhmad08, October 2, 2012,
    @icna to be honest, your http://t.co/wjV9qr3x page is incomplete without including http://t.co/SakrmjZT & http://t.co/VGDZP78Y
  • Zubair Bin Umer, Toronto( currently), October 2, 2012,
    I watched the video and found it very appropriate. May Allah bless you and your associates. Mr. Hussain Khan in Japan and his apprehensions needs to be addressed if you feel like responding. ZBUS.
  • Sajjad Hussain, Karachi, Pakistan , October 2, 2012,
    I like you to read my blog by copy pasting the link in your browser and see how we react to such events and why do we do so and how we can avoid conflicts among ourselves for a better tomorrow. http://counseling4career.wordpress.com/2012/09/21/man-is-intelligent-but-people-are-stupid/ Sajjad Hussain
  • [...] Quran Distribution  ICNA Condemns Blasphemous Cartoons Depicting Prophet Muhammad (S)  ICNA wants apology for disrespectful gesture There are approximately 1.6 billion Muslims in the world today, representing different [...]
  • [...] name of our religion. Also see: ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya  The Use and Abuse of Hate  Growing Anti Muslim Bigotry: ICNA’s 6-Point Response  Quran Burning [...]
  • [...] The Use and Abuse of Hate  Growing Anti Muslim Bigotry: ICNA’s 6-Point Response  Quran Burning “Misguided”: ICNA Ups Quran Distribution  ICNA Condemns Blasphemous Cartoons Depicting Prophet Muhammad (S)  ICNA wants apology [...]
  • Al, USA, October 2, 2012,
    The Islamic stereotype came about for a reason. If Muslims don't like the stereotype, do something to change it.
  • @GenericRepub, October 2, 2012,
    Morning my brother. @indigenous01 Could u glance at this & tell me if u think it is as absurd as I think it is. http://t.co/PgWnm9xX
  • @cihangirisbilir, October 1, 2012,
    ICNA’s Policy Statement on Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons http://t.co/882EFMtK @icna @ICNARelief @ICNANY @theuniw
  • Bilal, Pittsburgh, October 1, 2012,
    Those Muslims sitting at home were all supportive to those who were on roads. If we see statistics wise , then 95 % of those protests with millions and millions of Lovers of Prophet MUHAMMAD SAW, all over the world were all very peaceful and very well organized. It shows that we do believe in the peaceful ways of protests and can do in the best way. The remaining 5% can be attributed to many reasons , the top one is the media always highlighting the negative part more about Muslims and then the presence of some bad people in those protests !
  • @GenericRepub, October 1, 2012,
    Ridiculous statement. “@icna: ICNA’s Policy Statement on Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons http://t.co/bFOUO8Zc”
  • M. Saeed, Tokyo, October 1, 2012,
    Every Muslim was hurt no doubt, and protests by Muslim masses on this nonsense film were reactive in nature, but unfortunatley many became voilent during the process which should have never happened. Any way there should be no excuse of burning public and priovate properties and killing others most of them again Muslims. Muslim Ummah led by their leader need to show a united,and peaceful response to such incidences of blasphamy,which are becoming a routine in the West.May Allah guide us all so that we can contribute better to the wellbeing of Muslim Ummah and all other humanity.
  • Hamdah waqar, california, October 1, 2012,
    there are 3 ways of responding any bad thing[1]..take a stand and kill it from the roots with your action it requires courage without fear of consequences 2nd speak loud against the unjust it also require some boldness 3rd at least disregard all such things from the core of heart with all the sincerity and conscience ie 'zameer' every muslim today is reacting within his capacity. exception
  • Asad, Buffalo, October 1, 2012,
    I just saw this. Nobody seems to have mentioned or compared how many followed *actual sighting of the Crescent* VS how many followed *calculations*. So here is the math: 20.83+8.81+30.61 = 60.25% followed actual sighting VS only 39.1% followed ISNA calculations! Out of the 39.1% I am sure there are many who were forced to follow "their local masjid" for the sake of "unity". They had no other option either.
  • @icna, October 1, 2012,
    ICNA’s Policy Statement on Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons http://t.co/2LDo4TDj
  • KHAN AFRIDI, NEW YORK, October 1, 2012,
    Thanks to Bodman There is saying "DISBELIEF IN HEAR AFTER IS THE CAUSE OF MORAL DECAY" When some one start thinking that he is totally free from all and any responsibility their behavior becomes like cattle and they fail to realize any form of responsibility. even if their freedom causes Insult to some other human being they dont care. As a matter of fact such peoples are not human beings no matter even if they look like one but as afact they are not
  • Ras, T., October 1, 2012,
    It is a good article; However, I would like to comment on the following sentences: "For every Muslim who protests the film, there are a million who do not. They sit at home, shrugging the latest insult off, or grieving that there are those who want more hate and fear in the world, not less." Every Muslim was hurt, insulted and emotionally disturbed by this film. Insulting Allah, our Prophet, or our Book is our insult, but the Muslims who do not protest think differently. These Muslims do not agree in dealing difficult situations with violence or breaking the law. These quiet Muslims want the Government to take action against the producers of such film. Freedom of speech does not mean insulting anyone or discriminating against anyone. There are always limits. The producers and supporters of this film are responsible for the protests and their consequences.
  • Angjellushe, Djemailoska, October 1, 2012,
    All I can say is that THIS IS THE STUPIDEST statement I ever read in my whole life. I feel sorry for this imaam who wrote all these bunch of words. Let me tell you something My Imaam - THERE IS NO MODERATION IN ISLAM as you say so you better repent and turn to Allaah as He commanded from the day One until the day Last!
  • [...] position of ISGKC is particularly curious, and outright hypocritical, since they have hosted internationally renowned hate sheikh Khalid Yasin. When Yasin started his 2010 Kansas City tour, [...]
  • Brandon, United States, September 24, 2012,
    This will literally never happen. Muslims you lose again. Stop crying.
  • Steven Cottingham, El Paso, Texas, September 24, 2012,
    Brothers and Sisters, This film was bad. Never should have been produced, or shown. But it was. We must strive to grow past this. The Muslim world SHOULD NOT respond with violence. We should show that Islam is a religion if peace. Allah (swt) will judge the producers.
  • @s_k_nawaz, September 21, 2012,
    #JI agitating ppl to attack US missions in Pak whereas condemning attacks in Libya & Egypt http://t.co/LPVFpATM http://t.co/jQT3BnMX
  • @s_k_nawaz, September 21, 2012,
    #ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya http://t.co/jQT3BnMX
  • Ahmed, September 19, 2012,
    @Mohamed Rohingya, You call ignoring the extremists a publicity stunt? What do you suggest? Go out and destroy some public property and get a few more Muslims killed? Or just make some public statements condemning the bigots who write and produce stuff against Islam thinking that we can scare them into silence? Attitudes like yours only brings more fame, power and fortune to the bigots, more orphans, widows and material loss to Muslims, bad name to Islam and makes dawah work that much more difficult for the Western Muslims.
  • Nur Al Zaman via Facebook, September 18, 2012,
    ﴿هُوَ الَّذِي أَرْسَلَ رَسُولَهُ بِالْهُدَىٰ وَدِينِ الْحَقِّ لِيُظْهِرَهُ عَلَى الدِّينِ كُلِّهِ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ الْمُشْرِكُونَ﴾ ৯) তিনিই সেই মহান সত্তা যিনি তাঁর রসূলকে হিদায়াত এবং ‘দীনে হক’ দিয়ে পাঠিয়েছেন যাতে তিনি এ দীনকে অন্য সকল দীনের ওপর বিজয়ী করেন, চাই তা মুশরিকদের কাছে যতই অসহনীয় হোক না কেন৷১৩ 61:9 It is He who sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth to manifest it over all religion, although those who associate others with Allah dislike it. ১৩. মুশরিকদের জন্য অসহনীয় হলেও । অর্থাৎ যারা আল্লাহর দাসত্বের সাথে অন্যদের দাসত্বও করে থাকে এবং আল্লাহর দীনের সাথে অন্য সব দীন ও বিধানকে সংমিশ্রিত করে, শুধু এক আল্লাহর আনুগত্য ও হিদায়াতের ওপর গোটা জীবনব্যবস্থা কায়েম হোক তারা তা চায় না । যারা ইচ্ছামত যে কোন প্রভু ও উপাস্যের দাসত্ব করতে সংকল্পাবদ্ধ এবং যে কোন দর্শন ও মতবাদের ওপর নিজেদের আকীদা-বিশ্বাস, নৈতিকতা এবং তাহযীব তামুদ্দুনের ভিত্তিস্থাপন করতে প্রস্তুত এমনসব লোকের বিরোধিতার মুখেও বলা হচ্ছে যে, তাদের সাথে আপোষ করার জন্য আল্লাহর রসূলকে পাঠানো হয়নি । বরং তাকে পাঠানো হয়েছে এ জন্য যে, তিনি আল্লাহর পক্ষ থেকে যে হিদায়াত ও জীবনব্যবস্থা এনেছেন তাকে গোটা জীবনের সব দিক ও বিভাগের ওপর বিজয়ী করে দেবেন । অবস্থা যাই হোক না কেন, তাঁকে এ কাজ করতেই হবে । কাফের ও মুশরিকরা তা মেনে নিক আর না নিক এবং এ বিরোধিতায় সর্বশক্তি নিয়োগ করলেও সর্বাবস্থায় রসূলের এ মিশন সফলকাম হবে এবং পূর্ণতা লাভ করবে । ইতিপূর্বে কুরআন মজীদের আরো দুটি স্থানে এ ঘোষণা এসেছে এক, সূরা তাওবার ৩৩ আয়াতে । দুই, সূরা ফাতহের ২৮ আয়াতে । এ স্থানে তৃতীয়বারের মত এ ঘোষণার পুনরুক্তি করা হচ্ছে । (আরো ব্যাখার জন্য দেখুন, তাফহীমুল কুরআন আত তাওবা টীকা, ৩২; সূরা আল ফাতহ টীকা ৫১ । )
  • zahid, pakistan, September 18, 2012,
    Aoa. Baig Sahib. You are disturbed that the perpetrators of these attacks are claiming to defend the Prophet Muhammad’s peace be up on him, pbuh. But you should also feel disturbed on what they are doing in the name of freedom of expression and how they are supporting there stupidities. Your press release is totally ill balanced only to please those in which you live. I can hardly beleave this a press release of ICNA. Shamefull act. please be balanced. zahid
  • zahid, pakistan, September 17, 2012,
    Aoa. Baig Sahib. Would be better if May include few words to condemn their act to try to disrespect Ours also. You should be balanced always. You want to be respected by them showing them to love peace and hate unlawfullness and killing of their staff. But what they are doing you could not say even single word. What a non sense So called Islamic circle it is. zahid
  • Mohamed Rohingya via Facebook, September 17, 2012,
    Always condemning muslims but always silent when muslims are the victims. Gotta love this publicity stunt!
  • J Khan, Lebanon, MO, September 16, 2012,
    I saw the public statements by muslims but I must admit this statement is the most balanced and well thought of. It includes proper condmentation of the instigating act of blasphemy against our beloved rasool pbuh, with out giving any importance to these hate mongers. Unlike other statements that focus only on the American deaths. A difficult task that ICNA has accomplished.
  • Nafis Bouie, Philadelphia PA, September 15, 2012,
    I wonder what would happen to the Black people in the Arab world if they violently arose in protest for being called abeed, takrooni, zinji, etc. I'll tell you, they would be massacred, just like the Blacks in Libya. Muslims must ignore these provocative insensitive film productions, deemed art under the protection of freedom of speech in America. Allah's messenger was insulted, violently attacked, and exiled. What was his response? When are you going to learn the adab/etiquette of reciprocity. Has anyone thought of the negative ramifications of these senseless attacks may have on the indigenous Blackamerican Muslim population, I'll answer that too, no. Because you jokers in the east have myopic vision. Protests, like any other action should have an objective. If you think your protests are going to STOP the rejectors of Muhammad from further insults, you are deluded. The imposed post modern innovation of the nation state is one thing, but learning how to handle criticism of our beloved within that modern construct is tantamount to our maturity.
  • Firoj Kabir via Facebook, September 15, 2012,
    this is the first open move for the jew. we should give our voice..... ALLAH is with us
  • Orlando, Nj, September 14, 2012,
    America has Freedom of speech but is it OK to burn crosses in front of black homes? That's free speech...Is it OK to put SS and Swastikas on Jewish homes? That's freedom of speech...when does freedom of speech become o k when it attacks and slanders Muslims but not o k when it slanders and attacks Christians and Jews?
  • Orlando, New York/New Jersey, September 14, 2012,
    This movie should be prosecuted if proved to be intentionaly made to provoke a violent reaction....should be prosecuted as a Hate Crime against Muslims, like the burning of crosses in front of black peoples homes, like the painting of SS or swatikas on homes....it had a pure evil calculated intent on the anniversary of 9/11. Am quite sure it is not legal to yell "FIRE!¡!" in a crowded theater when there is no fire because of the harm it may cause.
  • William Haddad, IL, USA, September 14, 2012,
    Congratulations on making an immediate and important response on behalf of all of our communities. I have viewed the video trailer and it is obnoxious insult all all of us. I am ashamed to see such defamation. However, we must always take the high road and lead our communities---not teaching them to forgive as Islam teaches us to forgive, but so also not to forget. We must be vigilant. Again, many thanks to my brothers and sisters in Islam for condemning the unfortunate deaths in the Middle East. If you need any help or support in your efforts from me, do not hesitate to call. Judge William Haddad IL Supreme Court
  • Linda McCleary, United States, September 14, 2012,
    We are all being manipulated and inflamed against one another to prevent us from seeing that those things that bind us are greater than the things that divide us. Many world leaders, both religious and secular, want only enough peace to hang on to their power. It would be terrible for them if we all got along and began to solve problems together; we would not perceive a need for them any longer. Problems are manufactured because the real ones they cannot solve.
  • Orlando Rosario, New York/New Jersey, September 14, 2012,
    الرجيم من همزه ونفخه وهمسه بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ascertain the truth of any news, lest you smite someone in Ignorance and afterwards repent of what you did [Quran:49/6] يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓاْ إِن جَآءَكُمۡ فَاسِقُۢ بِنَبَإٍ۬ فَتَبَيَّنُوٓاْ أَن تُصِيبُواْ قَوۡمَۢا بِجَهَـٰلَةٍ۬ فَتُصۡبِحُواْ عَلَىٰ مَا فَعَلۡتُمۡ نَـٰدِمِينَ (٦Surah Al-Hujraat O ye who believe! If an evil-doer brings you tidings, verify it, lest ye smite some folk in ignorance and afterward repent of what ye did. (6) It is imperative that those charged with authority investigate this shameful production against our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (saws). It is highly unusual that this movie pops up only after President Obama refuse to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and on the anniversary of the atrocities September 11th. It is also highly unusual that a small time criminal with the last name “Klein” who may be a right wing Christian and some Coptic Christian could have raise $5 million dollars to produce, direct and make such a scandalous movie against Islam and Muslims to air such on a horrific date. It is the responsibility of President Obama and his Administration, as well as Muslim Leaders to conduct an investigation into the funding of this movie and the dubbing of the actors’ voices by agent provocateurs to create a disturbance around the world and possibly conflicts between religions and its people. In law there is the Prima Facie and Circumstantial Evidence that points to a deliberate design to cause an evil and diabolical effect, especially during a political season in America, and the Arab Spring abroad. Just follow the money and investigate the true intention of the making of this movie to ascertain whether its purpose was to start disturbances around the world. It cannot be said that the evidence points to ignorance, but rather a calculated intent of evil design.
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 14, 2012,
    الرجيم من همزه ونفخه وهمسه بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ascertain the truth of any news, lest you smite someone in Ignorance and afterwards repent of what you did [Quran:49/6] يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓاْ إِن جَآءَكُمۡ فَاسِقُۢ بِنَبَإٍ۬ فَتَبَيَّنُوٓاْ أَن تُصِيبُواْ قَوۡمَۢا بِجَهَـٰلَةٍ۬ فَتُصۡبِحُواْ عَلَىٰ مَا فَعَلۡتُمۡ نَـٰدِمِينَ (٦Surah Al-Hujraat O ye who believe! If an evil-doer brings you tidings, verify it, lest ye smite some folk in ignorance and afterward repent of what ye did. (6) It is imperative that those charged with authority investigate this shameful production against our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (saws). It is highly unusual that this movie pops up only after President Obama refuse to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and on the anniversary of the atrocities September 11th. It is also highly unusual that a small time criminal with the last name “Klein” who may be a right wing Christian and some Coptic Christian could have raise $5 million dollars to produce, direct and make such a scandalous movie against Islam and Muslims to air such on a horrific date. It is the responsibility of President Obama and his Administration, as well as Muslim Leaders to conduct an investigation into the funding of this movie and the dubbing of the actors’ voices by agent provocateurs to create a disturbance around the world and possibly conflicts between religions and its people. In law there is the Prima Facie and Circumstantial Evidence that points to a deliberate design to cause an evil and diabolical effect, especially during a political season in America, and the Arab Spring abroad. Just follow the money and investigate the true intention of the making of this movie to ascertain whether its purpose was to start disturbances around the world. It cannot be said that the evidence points to ignorance, but rather a calculated intent of evil design.
  • Osama Mur, America, September 14, 2012,
    The film was not the absolute cause of the recent violence in the Middle East. It was merely the catalyst.
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  • Orlando Rosario, New York/New Jersey, September 14, 2012,
    As Salaamul Alaikum Rahmatullahi Wa Barakathu: I Pray Allahu Ta Ala' make the Muslims strong and rightly guided. Astaghfilullah this film is disgusting and hateful...Let us peacefully demonstrate our objections without hurting innocent lives and property...do not let the agents of shaytan nir rajeem rouse you "Anger" to the point where Allahu Ta Ala' says: "See such that do wrong although they think that they do right. (Qur'an)" Muslims have to give a chance to their newly elected officials use all their collective power to voice the Muslims' objections, however, we cannot condemn a whole country and it's innocent people for the actions of a few.Two wrongs do not make a right, clear heads should prevail and use this opportunity as a critical moment to give the right guidance and Dawah about our Beloved Rasulullah (saws). Allah says: "Invite all to the way to thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching, and argue with them in ways that are best and most suitable for Allah knows best those who are guided from those who have strayed. (Quran)"
  • so what do u say how should one react to something like that?
  • Salmanul Faris, Qatar, September 14, 2012,
    Assalamu Alaikkum, I Agree with the fact that killing innocent people is not as per the teachings of Prophet (PBUH) or Quran. But to be frank, Brother you showed your view about the sad death of the US ambassador and the people who did this. Don't you have anything to say about the People behind the Movie ( The makers, Financiers, Actors, Cencorboard ). Don't you feel sad knowing that our Beloved Prophet PBUH and ISLAM was shown in such a way that it may give non-Muslims have a wrong view on ALLAH SWT, PROPHET PBUH, ISLAM, QURAN & MUSLIMS ?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can anybody ask BROTHER NOUMAN ALI KHAN (he's my Favourite in ICNA) to read this post from ICNA and correct them? I meant no harm for the person who posted this or ICNA, I just explained my view on this issue. Assalamu Allaikkum . Jazhakalah Khair.
  • Qudratullah, Pakistan, September 14, 2012,
    No doubt, the honor and dignity of the Prophet cannot be compromised at any cost. The incident of the Movie is not the first one which is coming from America but this is a series of disgracing attacks on the holy personality and the holy scripture. I appeal to all peace loving Americans to condemn such acts and be united against the culprits who do this kind of henious crime and who instigate hate around the world and also American should know about the policies of their government and prevent their government from such policies which earn them hatered around the world. America should not indulge in every matter of the world because they are not suppose to interfare every where in the Muslim world by force or intimedataion. Please Americans, direct your attention to your own country, prosperity and economic reforms. Dont bother about the prosperity or democracy of other. thanks
  • Farial Mahmod Tishan via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    I fully support you Mr Wided Ben
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Cheryl, Did I lie or misrepresent a fact ? that's ur government, u are proud of your criminal government! you keep interveening in every corner of the world bringing more misery and bloodshed! why don't you leave us alone! leave our countries ! you Americans are welcome but your troops are not, your policies are not! I don't have a problem with you as an american citizen, I have a problem with your corrupt government! Wanna talk about our governments ? ours are also corrupt, coz they are working under urs! we have no leaders, no honest governors, they lie with every breath they take! our people want nothing but peace and independency! have we ever interfered in ur business ? did u ever see one of our soldiers on your land or our air forces in your sky ? MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS AND STAY OUT OF PEOPLE'S LANDS AND I GUARANTEE YOU WILL NEVER WITNESS POEPLE BLOWING THEMSELVES, THEY SIMPLY WON'T HAVE A REASON TO DO SO! and if they still do, be happy coz u and ur people are safe watching from home ( you see how beautiful the word "home" is) ! don't worry about them, they just want to put a little action in their suicide... how about that ?
  • umnawal, new york, September 13, 2012,
    its going to be Rosh Hashana on the 17th and 18th of September so don't worry about school.
  • Wided Ben, the very fact that you can come onto a website such as this and spew your hate about a country that you obviously know but one twisted view of and be safe in the fact that these expressed views are not going to cause you or your family's death just proves the point that I am trying to make to you. Is America perfect, absolutely not, no country is, but you mention the atrocities that are happening in your country (I assume) as if Americans are the cause of everything, when you know that is not the case. You have people blowing themselves and innocent other people up almost every day in the name of Allah and I suppose that is our fault as well? If you came on this site and spewed such hatred about those within your faith that are extremist or about your country, do you think you would be safe? I think not. So when I talk about freedom and opportunity of America and pride in my country I mean just that. Why does it seem that all acts of violence coming from Iraq or Iran never seem to be because you need to cull your religious extremists and is always some other country's fault? So, in your example, everything was peaceful prior to American trying to force "freedom" on everyone? That is not true either and you know it.
  • Azfar Kamal, Dallas, TX, September 13, 2012,
    Glad to see that neighbors did not support the anti-masjid protestors. However, traffic congestion and parking are indeed two concerns, which many masajids and their congregants do not take seriously. Illegal parkings on and off the masjid premises are fairly norm. As muslims we can do better and must do better to be a role model instead of inciting hate and anger amongst our neighbors.
  • Kiran qureshi. Mohammad raheem qureshi, California, September 13, 2012,
    Aslam walkum It is disgusting movie and very anti muslim .Muslims and non muslims should condoemn this video demend and apology and take major action ti make sure that this movie is not repeated i belive in freedom of speech but this is over and beyond icna also condem The movie makers if the movie and Demand strog action aganist Them .
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “Beware! Whoever is cruel and hard on a non-Muslim minority, curtails their rights, burdens them with more than they can bear, or takes anything from them against their free will; I (Prophet Muhammad) will complain against the person on the Day of Judgment.” (Abu Dawud)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “O My slaves, I have forbidden injustice for Myself and forbade it also for you. So avoid being unjust to one another.” (Saheeh Muslim)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “God does not forbid you from doing good and being just to those who have neither fought you over your faith nor evicted you from your homes...” (Quran 60:8)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “We have revealed to you the scripture with the truth that you may judge between people by what God has taught you.” (Quran 4:105)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “God does not forbid you from doing good and being just to those who have neither fought you over your faith nor evicted you from your homes...” (Quran 60:8)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “Let not the hatred of a people swerve you away from justice. Be just, for this is closest to righteousness…” (Quran 5:8)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “O you who believe! Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even if it be against yourselves, your parents, and your relatives, or whether it is against the rich or the poor...” (Quran 4:135)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    “We sent Our Messengers with clear signs and sent down with them the Book and the Measure in order to establish justice among the people…” (Quran 57:25)
  • @kingstonimam, September 13, 2012,
    ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya http://t.co/f0TZp8d9 #americanmuslims
  • Rachel Noor, Washington DC, September 13, 2012,
    Alhumdulillah as a Muslim convert of 13 years I am proud to see such commitment to helping the local community with items to promote education amidst a community who harbours insecurity and fear. Keep doing acts of kindness and charity so people can know Islam does not teach hatred and anger, yet embraces love and tolerance and education and understanding. Lead by example and may Allah bless you and your new masjed! Rachel
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Do you know that Libea is being attacked RIGHT NOW by ur air forces ? of course not ! ur media only reports the death of ur innocent "savers" !
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Cheryl, assume whatever u like... none of my business coz I know what I am and what I do and yes I'm PISSED OFF ! and I have all the r ight to be, and being proud of ur criminal country disgusts me, read ur history Americans, open ur eyes on the terrible crimes ur country is commiting today in Palestine and other parts of the globe, the massacres in Iraq, wherever and whenever America interveenes disasters happen, ur presidents are puppets, ruthless, merciless, cruel tyrants, ur democracy is an illusion... WE DONT NEED "THE FREEDOM UR COUNTRY PROVIDES" BECAUSE WE ARE NOT SLAVES! you are , you are chained to ur corrupt systems, that's also none of my business, coz u seem satisfied with the situation, I mean why wouldn't u be satisfied ! you are not the ones being bombed day and night, you are not the ones being tortured to death, you are not the ones being raped, may ALLAH protect your kids but you are not the ones losing your kids in front of ur eyes every single day! and u are speaking about freedom ur country provides ? WHAT A JOKE !
  • Kamil Sanaulla, Florida, September 13, 2012,
    what has happenned in Libya is sad and what is happening in Egypt and other parts of the middle east is unfortunate. The people in the guise of freedom of speech provoke these incidents. These ignorant people should know that freedom of speech is a right but rights and responsibilities go hand in hand. They should be made to bear the responsibility by bringing them to justice so that this kind of irresponsible acts never happens again.
  • M Ahmed, Nj, September 13, 2012,
    Great job ICNA. This is more of what we need. Our beloved prophet thought us calm and patient in time of utmost despair. We Muslim have forgotten this too many times few of us react immature ways and irrational ways. All those posting America killing Muslim think for moment how many Muslims are being killed everyday in Iraq and Pakistan and in other Muslim countries everyday by so called Muslim. Once again keep it up ICNA and may Allah give us understanding
  • Dr. M. Aurangzeb, Karachi, September 13, 2012,
    Ba Khuda deewana Bashad, Ba Muhammad Hoshyar... This is my message to ICNA.
  • Kubra, USA, September 13, 2012,
    ICNA where is your condemnation for the movie producer who insulted our beloved prophet (PBUH).However condemnating the killing of innocent people are okey, they do not deserve to be killed.
  • Muhammad Qasim Jan, Peshawar, September 13, 2012,
    ICNA should also condemn makers of the movie and demand US for strong action against them.
  • Wided Ben, I am going to assume that you do not represent the REAL foundation of the Muslim religion, because based on your postings you sound as if you could have been on of the attackers. Sir, that you could possibly even suggest that "America created this problem, wanted this reaction," is ludicrous and extreme at best and sounds as if you have lost your way. I am hoping that you do not live in America, because with your current attitude and beliefs, you do not deserve the opportunity and freedom this country provides. You will be in my prayers.
  • Laura Newman via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Islamophobia, as one person called it, is caused by violence. Don't fuel the fire. The film makers win when people react with violence.
  • Sodyk Khaitov via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Great job, ICNA on condemning the attacks and addressing the hateful video. Mashallah! I do believe that, while some of us may disagree with the US foreign policy as being ignorant and protective of national interests (which in my view is normal for any countries to protect the national interests), I truly believe the US and its NATO allies did a huge favor to the Libyan people to liberate their country from tyranny and oppression. I believe it's unfortunate and very discouraging to see American diplomats being killed. While I don't believe normal Libyans would do something like that, I do believe they'll need to stand up firmer against the criminals and make their country prosperous again. May Allah bless each and every one of you! Assalamu aleikum.
  • Bahri Aliriza, Sterling, VA, September 13, 2012,
    I've seen the video. It is disgusting and very anti Muslim. Muslims and non Muslims should condemn this video, demand an apology and take measures to make sure that this is not repeated. Also the makers of this video should be punished. I believe in freedom of speach and expression but this is in red zone over and beyond.
  • [...] 9/11 nearly 800 new mosques have been built in the USA according to Dr. Ihsan professor of Islamic studies at the University of Kentucky. The required and competent security [...]
  • Mohammad Fayyaz via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Mr Aitzaz Ahsan, you might have got what you wanted from Zardari but you have lost your whole of respect, and dignity in the eyes of the nation. Shame on you!
  • Mohamed Fouad via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    THE PREMEDITATION ATTACK 11 September The attack was already planned by the C.I.A and the so called Free Mason which is a disguise name of the 'Thaghout organization' the name of Thaghout is found in the Holy Quran the representative of the army of Satan on earth it is not a joke but hard to accept. The material world is under their control and they even made religious parties of same faith fight between each other because they knew our weakness. In the explosion of the two buildings they were bombs already there in the buildings which have exploded in the same time as the planes hit the twin towers; these peoples in the 'Thaghout organization' came from many countries even from Arabs countries, they did not care of the life of people. The reason of this attack is clear for everyone today just to attack Iraq to steal the Petroleum product. Do not forget they are inspired by Satan; Satan is more clever than us. This organization has invented all types of amusement you may imagine just for one cause, to make us become blind from the realities of the words of God. They cannot control you but they can inspire us with temptations to satisfy our desires. They have made Ben Laden as a symbol to defend their cause you know why? Because we as citizen of the world we can be easily manipulated but fortunately not all of us. If I tell you that Bin Laden is not dead would you believe me? Bin Laden is one of them they used him to manipulate the Taliban and all fundamentalism Muslim and they knew that in the future the Taliban and fundamentalism will continue their task blindly. Bin Laden is one their partner in one the most prolific company in U.S.A, there are very important persons in their organization like Barack Obama, King Abdallah, members of the European Union and so on. They are present in every media they controlled everything directly or indirectly even the Al-Jazeera T.V. They told the world that they have killed Bin Laden because it formed part in their campaign to satisfy the world desires, as in every film the villain should be killed. They think that we are their toys and they will continue to play with us.
  • Mohamed Fouad via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    We all condemns the attack.
  • Nusseyba, NJ, September 13, 2012,
    The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) had a jewish neighbor who used to throw trash at his door every day. He remained patient and did not do anything. One day he noticed that there was no trash at his door, so he went to check on his neighbor who turned out to be sick. She asked him how did he know that she was sick and he said because there was no trash at his door that day, so the woman was so touched that she accepted Islam. This is who our Beloved Propet was, he would never had gone and blown people up and killed them for name calling, let's get educated and learn the sunnah people!! Stop the senseless violence. Allah SWT said do not kill yourselves, so why are Muslims strapping bombs on themselves and blowing people up? (mostly thier own brothers and sisters!)I just don't know what Quran people are reading and where they are learning about the sunnah. May Allah guide us all...
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    America created this probem, it wanted this reaction, it got it, now wait for the solution... it's a big drama, and of course America is always the victim...
  • Sidhik Ayoob via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    Mistake: i dislike ICNA from this mom.......
  • Sister, Washington DC, September 13, 2012,
    Well done ICNA! Charity knows no bounds or limits. To the 2 protesters: the Will of Allah and the people to build a house of worship will prevail. Hate has no place and they try hard to justify and scrable with anything and whatever slogan to make it stop. It wont! Thank you Colin for the article.
  • Sidhik Ayoob via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    I didnt see any condemning message from u against killing of my muslim brotherd, sisters and childrens daily around the world by these zionist cattles...... You better go and serve them... I like ICNA from this moment.......
  • James Hayhurst via Facebook, September 13, 2012,
    AsSalamu Alaikum, Here is the man who gleefully takes credit for the newest wave of chaos to hit the middle east, Dr. Terry Jones False Prophet. If anyone would like to call Terry the number assigned to this page is 352-371-2487; If anyone cares to write a letter here are the addresses associated with this page: Dove World Outreach Center, Mailing Address: 5200 NW 43rd St Ste. 102 #188. Gainesville, FL 32606-4486; the other address associated to him listed is: Lisa Jones House 5805 Nw 37th St, Gainesville, FL. http://www.facebook.com/pages/YES-Im-Muslim/434591193247247?ref=hl#!/pages/Stand-Up-America-with-Dr-Terry-Jones/152854321414642
  • enlightenedviews, KSA, September 12, 2012,
    ICNA is also turning to be a fraud organization - They do not represent mass Muslim sentiment - How can they condemn the violent act but not the reason for the act - Shame on ICNA
  • Sidra Nasir via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    People need to stop being so obsessed with the movie. I would have never heard of it if it wasn't for the killing of an American Ambassador to Libya, which is sad. That guy was a returned peace corps volunteer from Morocco. He did not deserve to die.
  • Huma Shafiq via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    ^Yes but that gives the Muslims NO excuse to KILL people in the name of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam!
  • Ron901, USA, September 12, 2012,
    I'm an American and to say, "The Americans" did this and done that. I have done none of what has been stated here. I am Christian and believe everyone is equial under Gods eyes. What the person who made the movie has done, is turned peoples eyes to blame everyone who was not involved to hate. What God loving people like us have to do is see past that cause and let's stand together rather then further apart. For Musliums to point fingers at all Americans in times like this is no better then Americans doing the same to all Musliums. This was wrong done by individuals who are not a true part of humanity. Why give the ones who strive to hurt us all the joy of doing so. This wrong and all wrongs can be corrected but it has to start within your own mind first. Hate consumes the soul and you should not show up before God someday without it. My faith says I must love all like my own brothers and sisters. Even ones who are out to harm me. Does that make me a BAD American? I think not. There are millions of Americans that feel the same way I do. I hope oneday we can ALL put this and other trying times behind us. If we can leave hate behind think of what a blow we can produce against all who strive to seperate us. God bless us all and may he use his mighty hands to guide us in his ways. Thanks ICNA for your voice of condemnation. I too condem any act of violance or ignorance cast upon anyones religion. Let humanity and freedom ring! Ron USA
  • Zak, Bakersfield, September 12, 2012,
    Who are all these ignorant muslims who keep on talking about "treaties with muslim governments" the Libyan government and Egyptian government are munafekken US puppet governments like evry regieme in the muslim world, u ignorant muslims should go look up the quran verses about taking the kuffar as allies makes u a kafir just like them especially with kuffar who are killing us and opressing us all over the world, speaking of treaties with kuffar or not kuffar how can a treaty still be nullified when u have kuffar all over the muslim world invading killing, raping, stealing and exploiting are natrual resources and forcing there political ideology down are throats and propping dictators for generations wouldn't that be a breaking of the treaties u apologetic, appeasing the kuffar muslims
  • Taj Khan via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    ICNA, where is your condemnation for the rediculous movie against our beloved prophet(sas). Isn't that the reason that is inciting hatered?
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    As Salaamul Alaikum Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu May Allah protect and Aid the Muslims and Non-Muslims who join together to make this world a better place for all. Ameen
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    The Prophet (saws) never attacked a non-Muslims country or its people when that country allowed the Muslims the free exercise of their religion, in fact the Prophet (saws) used to tell the commanders to wait before they attacked non-muslim lands to see if they heard the Adhan, and if they heard the Adhan the Prophet Muhammad "Forbade" them from attacking the non-Muslims because of the tolerance and allowance of the free exercise of Islam in the non-Muslim Land. We are over 5 million Muslims in America who are allowed to worship freely and the Adhan is allowed everyday of our lives. This is a blessing how this country allows Muslims from all over the world to come here and worship together. Yes sometimes there are those like in our faith who react to provocations by agents of the shaytan, but people do recognize that this is the United States of America and am an American Muslim who loves Allah and the Prophet Muhammad and feels the pain of all his Muslim Brothers and Sisters here and around the world, but also feels the pain of those non-muslims when it is caused by the Muslims. The Prophet Muhammad (saws) said:"Aid the Muslim whether he is the Oppressor or the Oppressed, They said to the Rasulullah (saws) I understand to Aide the Muslim when he is Oppressed but how should I aid him when the Muslim is the Oppressor? He said" By holding the Muslims hand and preventing him from Oppressing others."
  • Raiesa S., IL, September 12, 2012,
    Assalam Alaikum, Condemning the killing of the four American representatives is fine. They had nothing to do with the movie. But on the other side, those who are responsible for provoking these attacks should also be punished; because they are the ones who provoked the killings. All the Muslim organizations and the Human Rights activists should demand punishment of the makers of the movie and to remove the movie from Youtube. They treat Muslims as piece of dirt. They keep insulting our Prophet, the Qur'an and Allah swt. They have no right to do this.
  • @iron901, September 12, 2012,
    #us RT : @icna : New post on : http://t.co/mdxfg6iP : ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya : http://t.co/eHUoVL57
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    When a Muslim Government allows Embassies which in turn implies "Treaties" and receives aid to overthrow a despot dictator we cannot simply kill them because some ignorant person across the the oceans says or does something about the Prophet Muhammad (saws), and true there things America and Muslim countries have done that can be labeled as atrocities, but, again Allah says: "Let not the hatred of a people divert you from doing justice" everyone speaking their opinions should read the history on that verse in the qu'ran it is about a Muslim doing injustices to non Muslims (a jew) . The Prophet Muhammad (saws) also said "You are not a believer until a ""Non"' Muslims' life, honor and property can be entrusted by them to the Muslims". Be careful about opinions based on ignorance, but rather based on a hatred to a people or country.
  • ICNA via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    From the Press Release: "We also appeal to the larger American public to be wary of such attempts by individuals and groups, who in most cases have foreign ties, engaging in such hateful projects that not only endanger American and others’ lives overseas, but also incite hate attacks against minorities in America as well.”
  • Orlando Rosario, New York/New Jersey, September 12, 2012,
    Allah says:' Let not a hatred of a people divert you from doing justice". We do condemn the movie which ridicules the Prophet Muhammad (saws), however the Rasulullah would not have stood by quietly while his Allies and Ambassadors which aided him to be brutalized by some ignorant Muslims. This is simply not acceptable behavior and violates Qur'an and Sunnah.
  • Nur Kahssay via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    Well I don't agree with all the killing but then the movie producers are also WRONG.....THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.... And I am so disappointed that ICNA didn't address that...
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    Wow ! I cant believe that people started defending the US now ! Did u think America ever cared about people's lives ? The one and only reason behind its intervention in Libea is OIL ... If libeans had no oil America wouldnt have moved a finger, so plz lets cut this bla bla bla about "humanitarism" and what treaties are u talking about? They are the INVADER, America has always been the dictator ...open ur eyes people... Why arent u condemningthe lives of innocent civilians the US take every day in palestine, the lives it took in IRak ? Was it all forgotten ? U forget the massacres and condemn the death of a terrorist ?
  • MM, Nevada, September 12, 2012,
    Thank you IcNA for your statement. We know it was a stupid you tube movie produced by an unknown person and should be IGNORED, that's the Prophetic way to deal with completely ignorant people.
  • Zak, Bakersfield, September 12, 2012,
    As a muslim this is just insult over injury, first these fascist, radical, right wing zionist christians invade are country's plunder kill millions of innocent civilians, rape and kill are woman & children, prop up brutal oppressive dictators for generations, force there political ideology down are throats, steal and exploit are natural resources , occupying are lands with military bases and soldiers using weapons that have bible verses imprinted on them to desecrate are qurans either for target practice or burning, they blow up are mosques and to top it all off we have bunch of zionist right wing extremist with the help of radical Jewish donor organization funding propaganda and movies lying and insulting attacking are religion and then accuse us of being against freedom of speech after they abuse the LIMITED right of freedom of speech, & use it as a smokescreen to attack and insult are faith, we muslims can not hold are anger any longer are blood is boiling we need to get rid of all these US puppet leaders in the muslim world unite the uma as one under the khilafa and practice the suna and no one will ever dare to attack are religion again in either form of propaganda or physical violence............. Come out, come out where ever u are u coward spineless radical zionist jew and horrible film maker were not going to hurt u........Its kind of sad that the same Nazi styled propaganda that was used by Hitler to demonize the jews and to get the german public opinion against judiasim, to the point where they were masecuring them, is now today being used by some radical extremist jews in the america paid by Israel extremist to incite christians against muslims and vice versa in order to divide and conquer and have american public opinion anti Islam and pro Israel
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    I am disgusted how we the Muslim "Majority" allow this ignorant few who may be led by the Shaytan nir Rajeem and his agents into senseless acts of violence. READ AND STUDY THE QURAN AND SUNNAH!!!!!!
  • @egyqueen5000, September 12, 2012,
    @AsmaaMahfouz RT @icna: New post on http://t.co/MJ5FP2bS ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya http://t.co/CzI41drp
  • Abdul, Massachussetts, USA, September 12, 2012,
    Good ICNA. Stop the violence. Even in the face of ignorance and bigotry, violence is not the answer. Justice eventually prevails - not necessarily by emotions, or killings.
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    I pray Allah give the Muslim leadership that will not isolate them from the rest of humanity.
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    Can you really equate a few word said by some ignorant christians with the taking of innocent lives and violating treaties...especially all the support America's people is given to the Arab/Muslim spring. This is a violation of Quran and Sunnah. Do you really want the world to thing the the liberated Muslim countries cannot do better without a dictator? really!?
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    This act of Violence by some very very ignorant Muslims is unacceptable...Muslims cannot violate treaties especially with ALLIES that help you get your freedom....where is the outrage from the Alims...Astaghfirullah I am glad ICNA stood out for truth by condemning these senseless acts. The Muslims take 2 steps forward and then we allow these fools take us 20 steps backward. Libyan and Egyptian forces have to do a better job protecting treaties and Allies...I do really think that is what the prophet (saws) would have done.
  • Dina Elabbadi via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    Why you did not condemn the producer of the movie first and the priest whom support it ?????????????????????????????
  • Mohamed Z. Rahaman, Laurelm MD, September 12, 2012,
    As-Salaamu'alaykum. I don't understand why people are knocking ICNA for not condemning the movie 1st. Never mind that the movie is just junk. This stupid violence and protesting only serves as great advertisement for the film. And by the way, did any Christian or Christians protest, beat or kill any Muslim when a Muslim young man urinated on a Bible last year (in Australia)? This Hon. Ambassador was actually a supporter of those who were in opposition to the dictator Ghadaffi. Our Noble Prophet PBUH)always showed kindness even against those who placed thorns and threw rocks at him. That is his example that we should follow. I fully endorse ICNA's statement. I agree that there is a different standard by the West when it comes to hateful speech against Jews and sometime Christians, but that is not and should not be our concern right now. Nuff said. May Allah (SWT) guide us to that which is right and protect us from the evil.
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    U.S missions XD ? what are they doing in our countries in the first place ? Spreading peace ? Liberating us ? Educating us ? Bringing civilization ? THEY ARE THE REAL TERRORISTS...
  • MOHAMMED, BRONX, September 12, 2012,
    MY QUESTION TO ALL , WHAT WOULD PHT MUHAMMAD DO IF HE WAS ALIVE?
  • Wided Ben via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    Why didn't u condamn the producers of the movie first ?
  • Raghib, Sacramento,CA, September 12, 2012,
    As Salaamu Alaikum to all peace loving and God fearing people everywhere, No doubt the violence was senseless, however in my humble opinion the film was wrong as well, depicting Prophet Muhammad(SAW) while non muslims don't know anything about the Man is totally incorrect, He was an extraordinary human being who was sent as a mercy to mankind, if non-muslims don't have anything nice to say then therefore they should remain silent, Get to know the Man first, know his life and history.
  • @mirahmad01, September 12, 2012,
    ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya; We also echo condemnation from #Bangladesh @usembassydhaka http://t.co/tE2dBoNb
  • Yasmin Hussain via Facebook, September 12, 2012,
    True but Icna I think u should give out a fatwa against the Israeli American********who insulted our Beloved Prophet(saw)..Astaghfirullah u didn't
  • HAFIZUR, LOng Island, September 12, 2012,
    TWO WRONGS WILL NEVER MAKE A RIGHT !!! There is absolutely no place for violence and all issues need to be handled with civility.The international norm for embassies and consulates must be respected.
  • hanifalislam@yahoo.com, Haiti, September 12, 2012,
    Remember Rasululah salkaleis wasalam At TAIF they stoned HIM ,they Beated him ,he asked ALLAH to forgive him because it was his fault ,he blames himself before going to violence .
  • Mohammad, WV, September 12, 2012,
    Its not only sad but pathetic that ICNA first condemns the attacks instead of condemning the movie. I don't agree with the attacks but I think we need to address the bigger issue here. People loose their jobs and get sued for making antisemitic statement, here we have a whole movie that is anti-Islamic and ICNA is not addressing this on their home page. I lost respect for ICNA.
  • Guy Macher, Canada, September 12, 2012,
    It is heartening to see Muslims distancing themselves from violence. Though the film might not please Muslims, it is not a reason for any kind of violence.
  • SMRush, MA, September 12, 2012,
    I applaud ICNA for denouncing this sort of behavior which portrays Muslims in a negative light. I also commend them for speaking out against such bigotry that produced such a ridiculous film.
  • Makh izaali, CA, September 12, 2012,
    ICNA and other organizations such have lost credibility and they have been a main cause of harm to Muslims in the west and elsewhere.
  • Faisal Hussain, TN, September 12, 2012,
    @Habib Astagh Fer Allah. You shoudl be ashamed of reading without your reading glasses. Here it is: We also appeal to the larger American public to be wary of such attempts by individuals and groups, who in most cases have foreign ties, engaging in such hateful projects that not only endanger American and others’ lives overseas, but also incite hate attacks against minorities in America as well.”
  • humaira Ali, woodbridge , September 12, 2012,
    Thank you for calling for peace. in response to hate. I hope the American government makes denigration of religion a crime. Just like Holocast deniers go to jail in Europe . the religious denigraters should go to jail here for inciting hatred against a religious group.
  • Habib, LA, September 12, 2012,
    It was good to condemn voilence. How come you didn't condemnd film as well. Astagh Fer Allah. You shoudl be ashamed being American puppet.
  • @cihangirisbilir, September 12, 2012,
    "ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya" http://t.co/W6Rhc5p1 @icna
  • Abdu-Aziz, NJ, September 11, 2012,
    Why is it that Muslim family day is during the week? This is a school day for us... The children were looking forward to going and now cannot attend... Why is it not on a weekend?
  • Debra Cherif, Astoria,NY, September 11, 2012,
    I missed the August 31, backpack giveaway, and was praying that MAS may still have two backpacks and enough supplies to get my two teenage High School children through the current year? If you can please help us out we will be very grateful. Our daughter is 16 and in 11th grade and our son is 15 and in 10th grade. They are both attending LICHS. Both myself and my husband (Tunisian) of 20 years are disabled, yet because he never worked on the books here in the USA he doesn't qualify for disability benefits on his own, instead I could only get him $184.00 a month in SSDI dependent payments from my social security benefits. He has been vision impaired since age 7 but recently suffered 2 strokes limiting his mobility. 1 stroke in 2010 and a second in 2011. I am wheelchair bound with spina bifida and hip displasia, as well as scoliosis. I just completed a full year of chemo for my liver and am working on rebuilding my white blood enough so that I can have a 3rd total hip replacement surgery. We were recently transferred into handicap accessible affordable housing here in Astoria, NY. We also need some help to get a sofa and loveseat or some type of seating for our living room for the children to be comfortable. Do you know if MAS will reach out to our family to help us with not only school supplies, but referrals for used furniture and help with getting pantry food delivered? May God always shine a light upon you. Sincerely, Debra Cherif
  • Sclair07, Fair fax city, September 9, 2012,
    Im not a Muslim but I believe as an American I should worship as I believe. After reading some of the comments, I wonder what runs through the writers mind as how fast change should occur. 4 years right after the far right has demonized what they deem not Christian (their definition of Christianity ). My Muslim sis n bros it takes time for change to occur. So don't just sit in criticism - VOTE for the process of change to come
  • Umber, United States, September 4, 2012,
    This is a project also co-sponsored and organized by ICNA Relief. ICNA Relief which offers social service projects such as the Back2School Giveaway on a national level. For more info on ICNA Relief's role visit: http://www.back2schoolgiveaway.com/ and http://icnarelief.org/
  • Sarah, DFW, September 3, 2012,
    These events really need to be over the weekend. Any reason why not? If it's more expensive, I dont think ppl will have a problem with it.
  • Beegam Razia Sulthana, Kerala,India, September 1, 2012,
    Greatjob, Alhamdulillah.... In a world of anti sentiments, HIJAB- the symbol of Islamic women and her dignity is alleged as a symbol of oppression and terrorism. It is hightime that we have to tell the world that Islam is the religion of peace which stands for freedom and HIJAB is not the symbol of oppression and terrorism. May Allah guide us in this mission..
  • [...] 9/11 nearly 800 new mosques have been built in the USA according to Dr. Ihsan professor of Islamic studies at the University of Kentucky. The required and competent security [...]
  • Bahja, Austin TX, August 31, 2012,
    Could we please have it in Austin this year but on a weekend, like saturday?
  • Sumera, DFW, August 30, 2012,
    Mo sabri should definetly come and perform!!!! Inshallah hes a very nice nasheed artist :) listen to : Heavens Where Her Heart Is on youtube
  • Aqsa, DFW, August 30, 2012,
    Assalam walekum, I was wondering if a very nice nasheed artist name Mo Sabri can come and perform in NJ for Muslim family day! If you guys want to know one of his nasheed, go on YouTube and search is "Heavens Where Her Heart Is"
  • Zain, Mumbai, August 30, 2012,
    Masha ALLAH....The team is doing a great Job... I will pray for your success here and here after. Ameen, Zain Alvi
  • Ghazala, Texas, August 30, 2012,
    Salam What does it mean Muslims help Americans, are we not Americans ? It sounds ridiculous.
  • Maria Mouhtad, United States, August 30, 2012,
    Assalamu Alaikum. I would like to thank you for this great islamic attitude towards students and Education. Allah will bless you. Please, i need a backpack for my nephew and my adopted child.I live in Everett WA. Allah be with you. Maria Mouhtad.
  • Disciple of Jesus, Accursed Earth, August 28, 2012,
    I already took screen shots of how you canged my first post and i will post this on youtube to prove you are nothing more than liars engaging in AL TAQIYYA.
  • Disciple of Jesus, Accursed Earth, August 28, 2012,
    Question: Does the Quran really contain dozens of verses promoting violence? Summary Answer: The Quran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter. Unlike nearly all of the Old Testament verses of violence, the verses of violence in the Quran are mostly open-ended, meaning that they are not restrained by the historical context of the surrounding text. They are part of the eternal, unchanging word of Allah, and just as relevant or subjective as anything else in the Quran. Most of today's Muslims exercise a personal choice to interpret their holy book's many calls to violence according to what their own moral preconceptions find justifiable. Apologists cater to their preferences with tenuous arguments that gloss over historical fact and generally do not stand up to scrutiny. Still, it is important to note that the problem is not bad people, but bad ideology. Unfortunately, there are very few verses of tolerance and peace to abrogate or even balance out the many that call for nonbelievers to be fought and subdued until they either accept humiliation, convert to Islam, or are killed. Muhammad's own martial legacy - and that of his companions - along with the remarkable stress on violence found in the Quran have produced a trail of blood and tears across world history. The Quran: Quran (2:191-193) - "And slay them wherever ye find them, and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution [of Muslims] is worse than slaughter [of non-believers]... but if they desist, then lo! Allah is forgiving and merciful. And fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah." The historical context of this passage is not defensive warfare, since Muhammad and his Muslims had just relocated to Medina and were not under attack by their Meccan adversaries. In fact, the verses urge offensive warfare, in that Muslims are to drive Meccans out of their own city (which they later did). The use of the word "persecution" by some Muslim translators is thus disingenuous (the actual Muslim words for persecution - "idtihad" - and oppression - a variation of "z-l-m" - do not appear in the verse). The actual Arabic comes from "fitna" which can mean disbelief, or the disorder that results from unbelief or temptation. Taken as a whole, the context makes clear that violence is being authorized until "religion is for Allah" - ie. unbelievers desist in their unbelief. Quran (2:244) - "Then fight in the cause of Allah, and know that Allah Heareth and knoweth all things." ...
  • Muhammad, NY, August 26, 2012,
    It will be much productive if you in collaboration wiht Gain peace etc put ads in two most read magazines,One is "Library Journal" and the other is"Education weekly".Former goes to every library and the latter goes to every public school.
  • ICNA (@icna), August 26, 2012,
    ICNA-VA Hosts Backpack Giveaway http://t.co/sFkpN6Wp
  • @MyLipsYour, August 26, 2012,
    ICNA-VA Hosts #BackpackGiveaway « Islamic Circle of North America (#ICNA) - http://t.co/59AEfLBI
  • Ishrat Rahman, Ontario, CA, August 24, 2012,
    Assalam Alaikum, Brothers from ICNA, AZI am interested in contacting ICNA chapter in Arizona, InshaAllahIshrat Rahman Regional Coordinator - West Region Helping Hand for Relief and Development 4295 Jurupa Street, Suite 106, Ontario, CA 91761 www.hhrd.org
  • Javaria Ali, Houston, August 22, 2012,
    She is such a great leady. I met her one time she is soo loveing leady. May Allah accept her tireless efforts . Ameen
  • Khurram, DFW, August 22, 2012,
    I see people are asking question about the event in dallas. Why has no one answered yet.
  • Syed, DFW, August 21, 2012,
    I was looking forward to the Six Flags trip in Dallas as well. Why is it not being held? Not enough demand?
  • @hermantmouttaqi, August 19, 2012,
    “@icna ICNA urges American Muslims to proudly celebrate Eid with joy and vigor. http://t.co/5vtTiwfW”
  • @CagedSoutherner, August 19, 2012,
    “@icna You can feel the peace & family spirit amongst everyone. It’s as if they all know each other. http://t.co/JMuiyTP6 #MuslimFamilyDay
  • @gpbakalov, August 19, 2012,
    The islamization of America continues: Six Flags theme parks nationwide are set to transform into ‘Muslim Family Day’ http://t.co/RkM5SoNg
  • ICNA (@icna), August 19, 2012,
    ICNA urges American Muslims to proudly celebrate Eid with joy and vigor. http://t.co/MNXYw1vz
  • @hermantmouttaqi, August 18, 2012,
    Eid Mubarak “@icna Eid Mubarak to you and your families! http://t.co/0dGq8gso”
  • Naushad, Carlifornia, August 18, 2012,
    That does not solve the problem as no of wrong doers are always wrong
  • Tasnim RIZVI, Rowlett, TX, August 18, 2012,
    I totally agree with ICNA. It would go a long way in bringing Harmony and avoiding conflict, chaos and confusion.
  • Tawanna, Georgia, August 17, 2012,
    ASA Brothers And Sisters, One must realize that there are interfaith meetings going on all the time. It really is amazing that not too long ago(in recent living memory)there were no such meetings between Jews and Chirstians.Until recently most Chirstians did not make the connection between Jesus(may God Bless Him) and his Jewishness. Jews have been making efforts to educate Chirstians about Judism. We are absent at that table. We must graciously invite ourselvesto that table. Judism, Christanity, and Islam are a forever connected to the same God(swt). We Muslims must work to define ourselves with with the truth of Islam. We must not allow others to do this for us. Especially those who are deeply invested in the division of all God's (swth) people; and yes, these people are on all sides of all religons. We are all his creations. There are those that want to use fear, chaos, division,and lack of understanding to influence not only the mind's of people but also political policies globally. We should all be joined at the table of humanity. We should also, all be joined at the table of "The People of the Book" (ie... in the order that God revealed the messages to the world Judisim, Chirstianity, and Islam). MaaSalaam May God's safety Go with you
  • Kamil Sanaulla, Florida, August 17, 2012,
    Excellent article on Shariah. Islamic way of life depends on Shariah. It cannot be a threat to the freedom of religions in America. It does not interefer with day to day life of any one in America. Religeous freedom is guaranteed in the US. A muslim observing Sharia in his personal life makes him a good and law abiding citizen of the US.
  • Iftikhar Ahmad, London, August 17, 2012,
    Bilingual Muslims children have a right, as much as any other faith group, to be taught their culture, languages and faith alongside a mainstream curriculum. More faith schools will be opened under sweeping reforms of the education system in England. There is a dire need for the growth of state funded Muslim schools to meet the growing needs and demands of the Muslim parents and children.There are hundreds of state primary and secondary schools where Muslim pupils are in majority. In my opinion all such schools may be opted out to become Muslim Academies. This mean the Muslim children will get a decent education. Muslim schools turned out balanced citizens, more tolerant of others and less likely to succumb to criminality or extremism. Muslim schools give young people confidence in who they are and an understanding of Islam’s teaching of tolerance and respect which prepares them for a positive and fulfilling role in society. Muslim schools are attractive to Muslim parents because they have better discipline and teaching Islamic values. Children like discipline, structure and boundaries. Bilingual Muslim children need Bilingual Muslim teachers as role models during their developmental periods, who understand their needs and demands. IA http://www.londonschoolofislamics.org.uk
  • MrsMuhammad, New Jersey, August 16, 2012,
    May Allah (s.w.t.)protect my brothers and sisters against such hatred and despair, insha'Allah. I will make du'a for their continued protection.
  • alnija, philippines, August 16, 2012,
    QADARULLAH!
  • Jack Lang, US, August 16, 2012,
    Why do they exists or should I ask why so they still exist? Religion is the deadly weapon that humankind had managed to create, exploit, and abuse. So many innocent lives were killed because of stupid religions that sound like a barking dog.
  • Wafa, DFW, August 15, 2012,
    I request ICNA to reconsider their decision in canceling the DFW location. Jazakum Allahu Khairan.
  • Madu Cámara, 804 Granhan , August 15, 2012,
    Quisiera saber donde estan las mosquito en el Bronx. Para visitas.
  • Afroz M LAteef, DFW, August 14, 2012,
    It is disappointing to read that there is no Muslim Family day in DFW. My kids were looking forward to it. I request ICNA to reconsider their decision.
  • mohd,haroon, India, August 12, 2012,
    I m haroon from jodhpur rajsthan n i want do help for them hwo can i do pls tell me me my lots of my frnds donate som mony pls tel me right way tanks Allah haifiz
  • Abdullah, Saudi Arabia, August 12, 2012,
    May Allah help & support our Burmese Muslim brothers and sisters. Never wish anything like this to happen to anyone, not even for my own enemy. We are all people from Adam & Eve. May Allah have mercy on all human beings world wide, especially the children Amen.
  • @IslamicValley, August 12, 2012,
    Very sad!!! http://t.co/kfSTVpYm
  • Asma salman, Pakistan, August 11, 2012,
    Assalam o alikum ... I also want to help our muslim brothers and sisters plz readily reply to the above questions so that we can help them
  • Fahad, DFW, August 11, 2012,
    Asslamualakum Can you please reconsider holding Muslim Family Day in Dallas? it was one of those events that everybody over here looks forward to. Jazakallah :)
  • IN, DFW, August 9, 2012,
    Why isn't there a family day for Dallas?!?
  • TBK, DFW, August 9, 2012,
    Why is there no Muslim Family Day is Dallas?! This is not fair. I don't get it. Why did yall cancel it for Dallas? We really look forward to that day... You can't just cancel it.
  • Aisha Siddiqa via Facebook, August 9, 2012,
    Ya Ummah! Let us show the world that no matter how many masjids they try to destroy, we will continue to build them. Please support the rebuilding of the Joplin masjid that was burned in an arson attack two days ago. Its the last ten nights of Ramadan - what better time to contribute! Even if you can give ten dollars, please give something... - Shaykh Yasir Qadhi http://www.indiegogo.com/joplinmosqueofficial?c=home
  • Sad and Tragic..................
  • May Allah swt keep all safe n' sound..Aameen..
  • Baibonn D. Sangid, Quezon City, Philippines, August 9, 2012,
    This tragic incident is incomprehensible and truly appalling. I cannot believe this can happen in the heart of America, the champion of democracy and liberal thinking. I am sad for my brothers in faith in that area knowing how important a masjid is to every believers in the month of Ramadan. May you keep your resolve to stay sober and patient. This too will pass and that masjid hopefully be reconstructed better than it was. Knowing the goodness of the hearts of many American people, we expect no less than seeing the people who caused this shameless act behind bars. Let us all live in harmony as brothers in humanity.
  • Ali Aziz via Facebook, August 8, 2012,
    May Allah protect all the muslims
  • Raja Akbar via Facebook, August 8, 2012,
    fake
  • Baligh, California, August 8, 2012,
    Let us (1) make dua to Allah SWT to make this a time of patience for the local community. (2) Lend a helping hand in building a masjid again, which sends a message to the cowards who did this act, that we are not scared. Is there a way to contribute to rebuilding this place of worship.
  • @SisConvinceMe, August 8, 2012,
    This a big black spot on the face of USA which claim to be a democractic country – http://t.co/KAVwWwZ1
  • Mahboob Mohammed, New York, August 8, 2012,
    Assalaamu alaikum I'd love if Family day at Jackson, NJ is over the weekend. Jazaak Allah
  • T ehmeena, Carmel, August 7, 2012,
    I didn't know about this until I read about this in my email.... what a shame.. May Allah guide us all in the right path and keep all muslims safe from harm. Aameen.
  • Amin Paniwala, India, August 7, 2012,
    This a big black spot on the face of USA which claim to be a democractic country - claiming to be a policeman of the world but goverment failing to stop Hate crimes in their own land. May be Obama is Jew sympathiser calculatively acting carelssly - but in the process USA is now being exposed as a State controlled by Jews in guise of christians.
  • Ume AbdurRahman via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    Sad
  • Hassan Abdullah via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    INVESTMENT IN TRAINED SECURITY SHOULD BE AUTOMATIC IF WE UNDERSTAND HOW TO READ AND APPLY WHAT IS CLEAR IN THE QURAN AND IN OUR CASE HERE IN USA NOT JUST DURING PRAYER BUT 24 /7 IF YOU UNDERSTAND THE TIME.. Answer is in AL Quran..Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . The Muslims that live in the areae and that attend a Mosque that has been threatened or attacked .What they should do is hire armed licensed Muslim security guards rate to protect the Islamic place of worship. Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards. .Listen up....Beware of the beast watch as well as pray.. Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . When thou (O Messenger. art with them, and standest to lead them in prayer, Let one party of them stand up (in prayer) with thee, Taking their arms with them: When they finish their prostrations, let them Take their position in the rear. And let the other party come up which hath not yet prayed - and let them pray with thee, Taking all precaution, and bearing arms: the Unbelievers wish, if ye were negligent of your arms and your baggage, to assault you in a single rush. But there is no blame on you if ye put away your arms because of the inconvenience of rain or because ye are ill; but take (every) precaution for yourselves. For the Unbelievers Allah hath prepared a humiliating punishment . Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards.
  • Hassan Abdullah via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    The Answer in AL Quran..Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . The Muslims that live in the areae and that attend a Mosque that has been threatened or attacked .What they should do is hire armed licensed Muslim security guards rate to protect the Islamic place of worship. Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards. .Listen up....Beware of the beast watch as well as pray.. Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . When thou (O Messenger. art with them, and standest to lead them in prayer, Let one party of them stand up (in prayer) with thee, Taking their arms with them: When they finish their prostrations, let them Take their position in the rear. And let the other party come up which hath not yet prayed - and let them pray with thee, Taking all precaution, and bearing arms: the Unbelievers wish, if ye were negligent of your arms and your baggage, to assault you in a single rush. But there is no blame on you if ye put away your arms because of the inconvenience of rain or because ye are ill; but take (every) precaution for yourselves. For the Unbelievers Allah hath prepared a humiliating punishment . Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards.
  • HASSAN, United States , August 7, 2012,
    The Answer in AL Quran..Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . The Muslims that live in the areae and that attend a Mosque that has been threatened or attacked .What they should do is hire armed licensed Muslim security guards rate to protect the Islamic place of worship. Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards. .Listen up....Beware of the beast watch as well as pray.. Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . When thou (O Messenger. art with them, and standest to lead them in prayer, Let one party of them stand up (in prayer) with thee, Taking their arms with them: When they finish their prostrations, let them Take their position in the rear. And let the other party come up which hath not yet prayed - and let them pray with thee, Taking all precaution, and bearing arms: the Unbelievers wish, if ye were negligent of your arms and your baggage, to assault you in a single rush. But there is no blame on you if ye put away your arms because of the inconvenience of rain or because ye are ill; but take (every) precaution for yourselves. For the Unbelievers Allah hath prepared a humiliating punishment . Stand up there is Al Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 . and quit being cowards.
  • HASSAN, UNITED STATES , August 7, 2012,
    The Answer in AL Quran..Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 102 The Muslims that live in the areae and that attend a Mosque that has been thratened or attackes should hire armed licensed Muslim security guards rate to protect the Islamic place of worship.Stand up there is Quran to confirm these actions READ AND ACT on what you read in AL QURAN and quit being cowards..Listen up....Beware of the beast watch as well as pray.. Allah says in AL QURAN in Surah 4. Al Nisa (the Women Ayats 101-104 See this Ayat 102 102. When thou (O Messenger. art with them, and standest to lead them in prayer, Let one party of them stand up (in prayer) with thee, Taking their arms with them: When they finish their prostrations, let them Take their position in the rear. And let the other party come up which hath not yet prayed - and let them pray with thee, Taking all precaution, and bearing arms: the Unbelievers wish, if ye were negligent of your arms and your baggage, to assault you in a single rush. But there is no blame on you if ye put away your arms because of the inconvenience of rain or because ye are ill; but take (every) precaution for yourselves. For the Unbelievers Allah hath prepared a humiliating punishment
  • Sarah, Houston, August 7, 2012,
    Could we please have it in Dallas this year but on a weekend, like saturday? My family and i always want to come in for this event but when its on a sunday we are not able to stay because of school the next day! Please reconsider!
  • Istiaque ayub, August 7, 2012,
    How come this is not on CNN? Why is the national media biased against muslims? Attack on a mosque is no longer a news? Is it going to become th norm? What happened to the America I once knew that believed in religious freedom. What happened to the America ruled by the constitution and laws. Real America may be lost forever. The politicians do not Care about the constitution or the principles they took an oath to defend.
  • Maymuna Ali via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    May Allah protect the Ummah from any harm. Ameen
  • John Burrow, Danbury, ct, August 7, 2012,
    May Allah not only protect us but show others that Islam is a religion of patience, piety and compassion for muslims and non muslims. The constitution and this nation was founded on these principles of worship with out fear but can we truly be safe in this society?
  • shahnaz, pakistan, August 7, 2012,
    I also condemned. we are first human being. this type of act does not suits a man.
  • [...] ICNA organization responded to Anwar Al-Awlaki’s radical remarks in an article entitled ICNA Shariah Council Responds to Al Awlaki directing it towards the Muslim youth.  And if you see the comments below it from readers, it is [...]
  • @Crazypalininja, August 7, 2012,
    I don't know what this country has come to: http://t.co/MOhgettS
  • Musa Murtala via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    All these persecution of muslims by uncivillized jingoist have been on since the time of our noble Prophet (PBUH), may ALLAH continue to protect and guide us ameen.
  • Musa Murtala, Nigeria, August 7, 2012,
    These persecution by uncivillized jingoist have been going on since the time of our noble Prophet. May ALLAH continue to be our guide ameen.
  • Shaida Khan via Facebook, August 7, 2012,
    Thanks Orlando Profound sadness . May Allah protect us from this hate crimes . Ameen
  • [...] While ICNA updated their site with this notice: Source: http://www.icna.org/icna-condemns-attack-on-sikh-gurdwara/ [...]
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    These white supremist tea party groups hate Immigrants, Jews, Muslims, Christians not like them, Blacks, Hispanics, Democrats, etc. and they are set off by Republican BUZZ WORDS HATE MONGERING TRIGGERS. It's ashame people can't worship without fear in their places of worship. President Obama what is your Administration going to do about thesae fanatics? a few seconds ago · Like
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    These white supremist tea party groups hate Immigrants, Jews, Muslims, Christians not like them, Blacks, Hispanics, Democrats, etc. and they are set off by Republican BUZZ WORDS HATE MONGERING TRIGGERS. It's ashame people can't worship without fear in their places of worship. President Obama what is your Administration going to do about thesae fanatics? a few seconds ago · Like
  • @zeinabaah, August 6, 2012,
    Let's make du'a for these people, victims and perps. RT @icna: Joplin mosque burns down; ICNA expresses deep concern http://t.co/Fk0kR0tZ
  • Susan Ellenberg via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    May Allah Protect us form all this evil!!!
  • Raveena Rahaman via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    Deeply sad to hear.
  • @brian_jphillips, August 6, 2012,
    Mosque in Missouri burns down. Last month, arson was attempted there. http://t.co/pLETbtEw via @ICST_PSU
  • Shah Sayel via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    :(
  • Samira Qureshi via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    This is very sad.. May Allah protect all the muslims from these kind of hate crimes.
  • Ya allah guide us through these hard times make dua for all of our muslim brothers in Burma
  • AbdurRahman., India., August 6, 2012,
    Wa Alaikum Assalamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu. May Allah reward you & your team..... The article is really educative and motivating...Allah will surely help us in achieving taqwa which is the sole purpose of our fast & is something which will make us enter Paradise safely....Ameen to the dua.
  • AbdurRahman., India., August 6, 2012,
    Assalam Alaikum. Mashallah !!! Allah(SWT) in His final Message says, 'Who is better in speech than one who invites (people) to Allah and does righteous and says " I am indeed of the muslims." '[The Qur'aan 41:33]. So if we are calling people towards Allah, then we are best in the sight of the our Creator 'Allah'. Is this certification not enough for us to start doing Da'wah ?
  • AbdurRahman., Islam., August 6, 2012,
    May Peace,Mercy & Blessings of Al-Mighty God 'Allah' be on all of you.... It's really painful to read such negative piece of news...In His final Message, our Creator says,".....whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption(done) in the land-it is as if he had killed mankind entirely. And whoever saves one-it is as if he had saved mankind entirely........"[The Qur'aan 5:32] Mathematically, saving 1 life=saving mankind & killing 1 life=killing mankind. Let's heed from this message.
  • AbdurRahman., India., August 6, 2012,
    May Peace,Mercy & Blessings of Allah(S.W.T.)
  • Orlando Rosario via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    It is just discusting the hate in this country reaching the level of violence. The hate that hate built.
  • aleenah, DFW, August 6, 2012,
    y r u guys not having it in dallas....
  • Ali Alim via Facebook, August 6, 2012,
    We know these people are out there, and it may be that they thought they were targeting muslims. I think an investment in security (at least during congregation times) is a good investment. Every mosque or islamic center needs to do its own assessment and implement a security plan.
  • Yes I read abt this earlier. sad. I pray the victims families have the patience to endure this painful ordeal.
  • [...] theology, as evidenced by the curriculum it requires its members to follow. In 2009, the group assured Americans that “[e]xtremism has no place in Islam, and ICNA works tirelessly to oppose [...]
  • @drabioye, August 6, 2012,
    "@icna: ICNA condemns shooting at Sikh temple http://t.co/bBQT9DzS"
  • @jodhiek, August 6, 2012,
    ICNA issued a press statement condemning the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin http://t.co/ovV3B0fQ
  • @MamunsView, August 6, 2012,
    This is so messed up, these acts of bigotry and hate will destroy the future of our nation. We must stand up... http://t.co/TU1EHT8q
  • Waqas Ahmed via Facebook, August 5, 2012,
    This hate and bigotry business is getting a bit out of hand.
  • Sayed Ahmad Masnabi, UAE, August 4, 2012,
    This is really sad to see muslims living in the burma, are targeted by the government forces. Its a long story of a untold holocast. Most people dont know about it. Its now almost impossible for a person to help them personally because bangladesh governments restrictions. I myself is from the bangladesh and ofcourse burma border is just 130 kms away from my home. Nowadays bangladeshi media shows negetive attitude towards this muslims of burma. I hope that international community will put some pressure on bangladesh as they also bannaed the relief organization working in rohinghya community in coxs bazar where almost 250000 rohinghy is living. Its possible to aid these people through other channels but best would be coxsbazar. May allah accept the efforts of icna .
  • daud muhammad, chicago, August 4, 2012,
    neither party is for muslims,they both have to answer to thier base,so really Obama is the better choice only because he is the lessor of 2 evils...Both parties is strictly for Isreal,Both are killing Muslims all over the world,both are dividing muslim and putting us against eachother..(just read the comment)yes republicans are more conserverative..but they really hate muslims..You be a fool and vote republican,if it was up to them they would ship everyone of you immigrants back to where you came from....Im not voting for neither they are both not good for us muslim...May Allah help us all...we need to unite a be brothers and sisters to eachother here and all over the world,and hold on to the rope of Allah and his messenger(SAW)that will solve our problems not running to non-muslim to help us all the time.We all should be shamed of our selves when we have Quran to guide us,just look at us,a mess everywhere...Oh Allah please help us AMEEN!
  • daud muhammad, chicago, August 4, 2012,
    you dont get it(imigrants)thats your problem counting on someone else to solve our problems..You guys kiss butt to american non-muslim and when it comes to american born muslim you treat them like dogs...Since 911 you gus hve been really selling out your religion for a desire to live here in peace with the white non-muslim...
  • @Mohsin_Sharif, August 4, 2012,
    @Suley_Official http://t.co/Nj9tWaX8
  • Saima, DFW, August 2, 2012,
    As salaamu alaikum, Why isn't it being held in Dallas this year ?? We were looking forward to it !
  • sana, katy, August 1, 2012,
    Thanks for your good informative article about Muslim place of worship & community centre. Sana
  • Raza Farrukh, USA, August 1, 2012,
    Helping Hand is ICNA partner organization working for the relief of Burma. Here are FAQs from hhrd.org website. Question 1: Does Helping Hand for Relief & Development (HHRD) have presence in the affected area /camp already? ANSWER: Yes: HHRD has already started providing relief to the victims of recent disaster in Burma. Since last many years HHRD has been engaged in Burma relief programs by providing relief to the Cyclone victims in Burma and Zabiha/Udihiya Programs. Responding to the recent crisis in Burma, HHRD is providing relief in Burma with the help of its partners in the region and HHRD Asia Regional Office based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Wasim Saleem from HHRD Asia Region Office along with Helping Hand International Projects Director Irfan Khurshid, are coordinating this Burma Assistance Program with our partner NGOs in Thailand "Asian Resource Foundation - ARF (offices in Thailand, Pakistan, Nepal, and Rangoon Burma)" and "The Asian Muslim Action Network - AMAN" (offices in Thailand). Helping Hand Representative Wasim Saleem has committed him to help the victims of this disaster by his presence in the field, and is traveling to Thailand, Burma, and Bangladesh. He is planning to spend his Eid helping the victim of this disaster. Wasim Saleem has Bangladesh visit includes visiting Burmese Refugees in Cox Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh, where there are more than 200,000 refugees living in camps mostly since last many years. In past, we had worked for the Burmese Refugees in Bangladesh, and do the same particularly this Ramadan & this Eidul Fitr Insha’Allah. Question 2: How did Helping Hand vet & select the implementing partner(s) NGO in Burma? Answer: In the past, we have worked on Thailand Floods with these vetted NGOs, ARF/AMAN. In order to select & vet such NGOs as ARF, we follow very strict IRS guidelines, Generally Accepting Accounting Practices (GAAP) of USA, and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). For HHRD operations, we are very open. So one can visit our website, go to a tab called Reports on the top of the screen, and under that Tab, one can see all the IRS Forms 990 and External Auditors' Reports from year 2005 till 2010 (our External Auditors are presently finalizing the Audit of Year 2011) - Because of being this open, Alhamdulillah HHRD has got the Top Four Star Charity Status and is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity. Question 3: Has any money donated reached the Rohingya Muslims through your Org.? In which countries / camps? ANSWER: Yes: Food Relief has been sent to 1,500 families including at two locations mostly affected in Rakhine State of Burma. Our partner ARF has office in Yangon Myanmar. From Capitol of the State of Rakhine called Sittwe; about 70 km journey by boat (no road communication), there is a place called Buthidaung; and from Buthi Doung on-wards another 30 km. away is Maungdaw; among other these are the two locations, selected for our relief work. Question 4: How long does it take for donations to reach the Rohingya Muslims? ANSWER: It may vary, but on an average 2 weeks, but mechanism & local authorities cooperation is gradually improving, as this issue has now getting some international attention. Question 5: For those writing checks & credit card donations, who do they make it out to? Is it tax deductible? ANSWER: They can make Checks payable to "Helping Hand for Relief & Development" and in memo write "Burma Assistance Program". For online donations, please visit www.HHRD.org Or call Toll Free: 1-888-808-HELP (4357) E-Mail: info@hhrd.org Address: HELPING HAND FOR RELIEF & DEVLOPMENT 12541 McDougall Street, Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48212, USA Question 6: What are your Operational Costs? ANSWER: For this, please visit this Web-Link: http://www.hhrd.org/hhrd-reports.aspx IRS Tax Deductible Certificate is also present at this web-link.
  • ICNA (@icna), August 1, 2012,
    ICNA Announces Muslim Family Day 2012! http://t.co/pfe1lfq2 #MFD2012 #MuslimFamilyDay
  • Abdul Rahman, India, August 1, 2012,
    Donate and hope for the best, donations can at-least reach the refugees, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ibO5l7wz9I
  • @Noorjehaan, August 1, 2012,
    @taineechan @RaeesOsmanGani Read comments on aid being blocked http://t.co/rneiyKi9
  • [...] support a representative government with full representation of key opposition groups,” ICNA declared. “As Mohamed ElBaradei notes, this representation must extend to the Muslim [...]
  • [...] support a representative government with full representation of key opposition groups,” ICNA declared. “As Mohamed ElBaradei notes, this representation must extend to the Muslim [...]
  • @faisalarakan, July 31, 2012,
    "#Rohingya stateless #Diaspora, #RescueTheLastRohingya, #EndGenocide" #ICNA’s Appeal: Help #Burmese Muslims http://t.co/54wFY3s1
  • Mohammad, Pakistan, July 29, 2012,
    How is the aid going to reach our muslim brothers and sisters?
  • Asim, Jaffery, July 29, 2012,
    Read lot's good comment, only one really stand out. " Vote Bank" Good Option. First you have understand No one listen to you in this country "USA" , if you keep doing, whatever you doing. Meaning Vote's D OR R And they knows that. So what you do? In my opinion and hope. 1)STOP give away your Vote to Democrat or Republican . But MUST ALWAYS VOTE IN ALL TYPE OF ELECTION. (No vote' No vice) simple. 2)VOTE Third party/Independent candidate. Now you deposit let say 2.5 million Vote throughout USA in November Election. 3)Hoping/Assuming, large Vote deposit come from major swing states. 4)The Candidate how just lose the election on key swings states and lost presidency by margin of less than 10,000 vote's. And will saw, Hundred of thousand vote given by Muslims on those swing state to 3rd candidate. They think twice before ignoring Muslims of the UNITED STATE OF AMERICAN. And (GOD WILL) their policy will be fare/If not favorable to all minorities . 5 Wal mat's Lowe's , MacDonald and so on. Will send you a "HAPPY RAMDAN" Greeting throughout national media. But we all have to vote Unanimously . So, Ask Allah Help and guidance.
  • @ejaitem, July 28, 2012,
    Mudah2an tahun ini di USA umat muslim bisa #lebaranbareng dan kejadian taun lalu tdk terulang seperti ini : http://t.co/4xRIxypj
  • Fazia Abrahim, Sunrise FL, July 28, 2012,
    Assalam Alaikum, Where in Miami do you have your shelter for women?
  • ALI, USA, July 28, 2012,
    ALSALAMU ALAYKUM I HAVE THE SAME CONCERN LIKE BROTHER MUHAMED AND WAITING FOR UR REPLY THANX
  • Muhammad Khan, Pakistan, July 27, 2012,
    Aasalam.0.Alaikum, I am willing to donate for my Rohingya Muslim brother and sisters on your website - ICNA, but according to this article over here, it states that the Myanmar government has blocked all aid agencies to reach the state where Rohingya Muslims are located. http://muslimvillage.com/2012/07/26/25684/myanmar-muslims-suffering-amid-media-blackout/ http://tribune.com.pk/story/413242/myanmar-monks-call-for-shunning-muslim-rohingya-community-report/ these 2 articles, state that the government has blocked all access for the aid agencies to deliver humanitarian aid to the places where Rohingya Muslims are located. Can you please, clarify, how your going to provide the Rohingya Muslims aid and other necessities using the donation ? I am really concerned for the Rohingya Muslims but at the same time, i want my funds to really reach my Muslims brothers and sisters. http://www.icna.org/icna-appeal-help-burmese-muslims/#more-11624 waiting for your reply, Muhammad
  • Muminah, DFW, July 27, 2012,
    When is this? It has no date. The problem for our community is the we booked one amusement park already. Would this be a problem?
  • sunil malik, varginia, July 27, 2012,
    sir, i am interested in vending for sixflag please send me detail information @ skmalik44@hotmail.com. thanks sunil malik
  • Aziza Yaqub, los angeles, July 25, 2012,
    Asalam o Alaikum I have women clothes from Pakistan,I do different events all over california I was wondering if vendors would be invited for the event on aug 25th 2012 thanks
  • [...] The real war on women in the U.S. however is being waged by Shariah proponent groups who are attempting to hide behind the concept of the freedom of religion guaranteed in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. One such group known as the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) has launched a $3 million campaign to “help the public understand Shariah and counter the rise of Islamophobia in America.” [...]
  • Dr. Mohsin Ansari, Salisbury, July 22, 2012,
    DONATE ON THIS SITE
  • Khalid, Kuwait, July 22, 2012,
    Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims!
  • Fridoon, Sacramento, July 22, 2012,
    We as Muslims in america are totally lost,or we are trapped in the web of shaitan.I am not taliking about the problem of Ramadan or Eid that all the time we can't figure it out which day is our Ramadan,but I am taliking about our routin daily prayer in our Masajids that facing towrds LONDON not MECCA. Who is going to solve that? Why North/East direction has become the main Qibllah (LONDON) for American Muslims.This is a 4 th grader geography that Mecca is East/South-east of USA& CANADA. Where this methode of "SHORTEST DISTANCE"came from which is totally against the Quran, and most of the Schollars ignoring the Quran which is (SHIRK, BEDHAT)to change the Direction to Distance.Allah(ST) say; face to the dirction toward Mecca from where you are, we say;to the "SHORTEST DISTANCE TO MECCA.Asteghferoullah thay are talking above Allah(ST).Ask any geographer about "DIRECTION TO MECCA not DISTANCE they will tell you North/East is based on distance, and Eastsouth-east is based on "DIRECTION.One of the Faraiez and requirement of salat is correct qibllah directio, and if the Qiblah is incirrect your salat is invalid...Plus why we don't care about the methode of Rasulullah(SW)to find the correct qibllah for USA & CANADA.If the Qiblah of North America is NOERTH/EAST than what is the Qibllah of SOUTH AMERICA? How come both places have the same qibllah of North/East? very funny & childish.How abouth South Africa their Qiblah is also North/East. Is North America moved closer to South Afric????
  • Matthew, Kansas, July 20, 2012,
    It is these types of rulings that Shariah (and fiqh) cover and that muslims use in our contracts and legal affairs that potentially are prohibited by this State legislation. This is partly why it is important.
  • Matthew, Kansas, July 20, 2012,
    Islamic Shariah has two definitions the legal one and the common usage one. The common usage itself has different meanings when used by Muslims and when used by non-muslims. For a non-muslim, Shariah is any law coming out of a muslim country regardless of the basis used for its justification. For Muslims it means the Islamic code of law as derived from the Qur'an, ahadith, and legal precedent in muslim courts (as opposed to secular courts). From a legal stand point, Shariah is only the laws specifically mentioned in the Qur'an and Ahadith (sayings of the prophet). The rulings of scholars and jurists, the laws made derived from the "legal shariah" and other laws made in line with both of those utilizing local custom (common law) is called Fiqh. Shariah in the legal sense does not change, but fiqh is different depending on location, which is why muslim women have to wear burkas and a veil in some areas and others can wear a head scarf, jeans, and a shirt. For a muslim, the Qur'an set forth how inheritance is to be divided, who inherits what percentage, etc, what types of business contracts re lawful and unlawful (interest and usury are prohibited and this involves more than just charging an interest rate, for example, agreeing to trade high quality oranges for low quality apples and then trading low quality oranges instead or a mix of high and low apples or oranges instead of what was agreed to is a form of interest or usury and is forbidden in Islam.
  • David, New Jersey, July 20, 2012,
    If no one has any intention of ever applying elements of Sharia law in this country and all Muslims really believe that the law of this country takes precedent over all other laws, I would have 2 questions: 1, why would Muslim groups feel the need to fight the legislation, since in your own words it isn't relevant. 2, why would Muslim groups feel the legislation was about them, since no mention of sharia is contained in the laws?
  • Huma-Faith, DFW, July 20, 2012,
    As Salaamu Alaikum: Please visit us and know that we've been seeking help from ICNA for a while. We ask for the greatest consideration. Ramadan Mubarak!
  • Qureshi, Los Angeles, July 20, 2012,
    You are starting Ramdan based on calculation or Based on Saudi calendar. Allah (swt) mentioned many places in the Holy Quran “My obedience in the obedience of Nabee (saw)”. Sahih Msuslim Hadith # 2381 “Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (may peace he upon him) made a mention of the new moon and (in this connection) said: Observe fast when you see it (the new moon) and breakfast when you see it (the new moon of Shawwal), but when (the actual position of the month is) concealed from you (on account of cloudy sky), then count thirty days.” Several similar Ahadith are in Bukhari, Muslim Abu Daud, Termizi etc. You want to disobey Nabee of Allah (swt) and follow the calculation or Saudi calendar. Have fear of Allah (swt). These ahadith are their for reason. Nabee (saw) did not speak any except what Allah (swt) revealed to him. if you are base on calculation lets see, I had email exchange with Brother Khalid Shuakat of moonsighting.com he said “there is no possibility of moon sighting in the USA on July 16.” If you using this method so your wrong. If you based on Saudi calendar, let me tell you in last 20 years Saudi made minimum three wrong announcements and later they reversed them and apologies to the peoples and asked the to fast a day they missed and donated millions of Royals’. One announcement was the last year at Eidulfitr, and one when I witness my self when I was in Hajj 2004 or 2005 when on 4th of Zelhaj they changed the date of Hajj (10th of Zelha moved it one day earlier, this caused panic). Many neibouring countries do not follow Saudi calendar or date of Ramdan, Eids or Hajj and they are always one or two days behind, such as Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Iran, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia etc. do not follow Saudi and these are the countries has about 65% of the total Muslims population. Please reads the article of Justice Mufti Taqi Usmani published in their web side “deeneislam.com”, He wrote this article after attending the Moon Sighting Conference in Makkah from February 11 -13 2012. Also I ask youa questions why only USA want to follow calculation and rest of the world which mentioned name of few countires follow actual moon sighting? Are you have more knowledge of Deen then these Muftis in these countries? My last words, If you disobey the order of Nabi of Allah (swt) you are asking for hell in hereafter.
  • Mostafa Habib, 250 Golden Rod Ln, July 20, 2012,
    This following statement is correct, but it's missing something VERY important .... “We as Muslims… we want to bring an end to terrorism more than anyone else. Our position needs to be reiterated and needs to be very clear. The fact the US has administered the death and homicide of over 1 million civilians in Iraq, the fact that the US is supporting the deaths and killing of thousands of Palestinians, does not justify the killing of 1 US civilian in New York City or Washington DC.” .... but it DOES justify fighting and killing American armies/forces/allies in occupied lands of Muslims worldwide. I don't agree with Awlaki (or anyone else for that matter) saying that civilians of ANY side should be killed, but at the same time, when one says what should be condemned they should also mention what should be done in the name of Islam. Perhaps this is the "hidden" silence in western Muslim communities that frustrated Awlaki and others. Although, it does NOT justify killing or advocating killing of civilians.
  • ICNA (@icna), July 19, 2012,
    Ramadan message from ICNA President Dr. Zahid Bukhari http://t.co/R13567Q3
  • @geotaha, July 19, 2012,
    "@icna: Ramadan Mubarak to all of our followers! http://t.co/BKgWoMjB"Kullu aam wa antum bi khair!
  • Omar, NYC, July 19, 2012,
    Assalaamu Alaikum, Ramadan Mubarak. What ICNA is saying goes along with the following video by Sh. Muhammad AlShareef, beautifully explained: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=139980792754963
  • Huma Saqib, USA, July 19, 2012,
    Did someone mention that Muslims should reside with republican because they are close to what Islam preaches? "Islam for prayer in schools. Republican Party for prayer in schools." Since when Islam says force prayers in school where students from all faith attend? And there is no way my Muslim child is going to learn to pray to Christ at the public school. VOTE FOR OBAMA! lesser evil!
  • saima khwaja, huntington, July 19, 2012,
    Where do we send the donations to?
  • farooq, california, July 18, 2012,
    vote for ron paul*********** forget dems and reps.
  • Husaina, Katsina .Nigeria, July 17, 2012,
    Salaam. Your report is abit touching but the whole of you are couregeous .i salute you and keep t up.
  • [...] Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) [...]
  • Sadaf, Washington, July 14, 2012,
    @William: Every single religion on earth claims to be the most true and right religion, thus labeling the rest to be invalid; it is not just Islam. By belonging to any religious group you are claiming to be true, and consider others religions to be invalid. But we all can have our views as long as they do not affect others in a negative way. Like the word "Racism"; its called "Racism" when one benefits from their prejudice towards a race/group otherwise it is prejudice. Because Muslims come from a very diverse background you will find them to be tremendously different in the way they practice Islam. I am a Muslim, and I am sure I do not support most of the harsh punishments certain groups have come up with, but by completely ignoring a religious law such as disapproval of Sharia law in courts, and the vow of not ever using it, we are giving a different message.
  • alnija insani ibrahim, zamb0anga, philippines, July 7, 2012,
    BISMILLAHI MAA SHAA-ALLAH! Sheikh yasir Qadhi is such a very very good speaker...wallahi, uhibbuka fillah!
  • alnija insani ibrahim, zamb0anga, philippines, July 7, 2012,
    2012: ICNA-MAS C0NVENTI0N is really such an eye opener to all muslims and to n0n-muslims as well. BARAKALLAH! Barakallah!
  • William, Washington, July 5, 2012,
    You claimed this misconception:“One is that Muslims are entirely different from us; it is us (vs.) them" I read the Koran to remind myself this most unenlightened book has at its core doctrine a separation of Muslims and Kaffurs. There can be no peace between Islam and REST OF THE WORLD
  • khazima, brooklyn, June 30, 2012,
    salam alaikum,I don;t have anywhere to stay.so i,m looking for shelter now and hoping.
  • Zafirah Coleman, Las Vegas NV, June 29, 2012,
    Obam: Haram, Haram, Haram. I think I'll vote for Ron Paul and maybe, I won't vote at all.
  • Idrees, Fl, June 28, 2012,
    You must arrange for dvd's so we could bring home some of convention home as reminder. It has been done for so many years. Why it was discontinued? Idrees 321-723-2121
  • zaid, dallas, June 23, 2012,
    Muslims! If you vote for Obama or Romney YOU are the problem. Vote with principle or not at all, you're making the lives Muslims everywhere miserable.
  • Dania Sandfia, NYC, June 23, 2012,
    I love this article! I can relate to almost about all of it and there were certain parts that had me dying of laughter because of how true they were and the memories they bought back. This definitely hit the hammer right on the nail with portraying what the ICNA-MAS Convention is all about! Loveeee it.
  • Dominic Carabello, Missouri, June 23, 2012,
    @JA While 'honor killings' may not be officially part of Islamic doctrine, they are clearly a time-honored Islamic tradition in much of the Muslim world and now increasingly brought to the US by Muslim immigrants: http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-11-29-honor-killings-in-the-US_N.htm "Muslim immigrant men have been accused of six 'honor killings' in the United States in the past two years, prompting concerns that the Muslim community and police need to do more to stop such crimes. Honor killings are generally defined as murders of women by relatives who claim the victim brought shame to the family. Thousands of such killings have occurred in Muslim countries such as Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and Palestinian territories, according to the World Health Organization." Muslims living in Muslim-majority nations generally have much more barbaric Islamic beliefs than what we see among Muslims in the US: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEXWjlgJ83E
  • (@ICNARelief) (@ICNARelief), June 23, 2012,
    It starts in a few minutes! Free Webinar by @icna Strengthening Masjids,at 10AM EST http://t.co/VhOlRHiw
  • Waleed Qadri (@WaleedQ), June 22, 2012,
    What did Olajuwon do when his team was popping champagne in the locker room? http://t.co/muUlvhBi
  • (@icna) (@icna), June 22, 2012,
    Join Us! tomorrow FREE: Saturday, June 23, 2012, at 10AM EST http://t.co/8hK3qGJ0
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  • Imtiyaz Desnavi, Los Angeles, June 22, 2012,
    We Muslims should make block voting. Select one candidate and vote for him. As per Paul Findley in his book "Silence no More" Muslims are the balancing power in the election. We should be very selective, In spite of all the drawbacks Obama is much better candidate than Mitt Romney. He (Mitt) will follow the same policy as that of Bush and start another war with Iran. At least Obama will not do that. He has brought up the economy from the steep downward trend. Let him improve it more in the next coming years. There are many baseless allegations against him so to divert Muslim vote to Mitt. If Obama is bad, Mitt is no better than him. We Muslims should therefore vote for Obama. Imtiyaz Desnavi Los Angeles.
  • Kamil Sanaulla, Florida, June 21, 2012,
    We Muslims are offcourse disappointed with Obama. I don't remember he ever visiting a mosque in the USA and addressing a Muslim audience. At least George Bush (son) visited the D.C. Mosque and invited Muslim leaders & Scholars to the white house for talks after the terrible 9/11 attach. Romney, I am not sure he ever even heard of we Muslim living the USA let alone addressing a Muslim audience. That leaves us with no choice but to vote for Mr. Obama.
  • Qasim Sheikh, Phoenix, Arizona, June 21, 2012,
    Islam against abortion. Republican party against abortion. Islam for protection of marriage. Republican party for protection of marriage. Islam for Zakat (flat tax) Republican party for flat tax. Islamic World history based on free market principals. Republican Party for free marketing principals. Islam for prayer in schools. Republican Party for prayer in schools. Islamic history, all great Caliphs like Umar II, had a golden age because he was fiscally responsible. Republican party values for fiscal responsibility. Obama for abortion - haram. for g** marriage - haram. for more riba and national debt - haram. Obama - haram haram haram! But of course Republican party has Muslim haters. If core moderate Republicans can take over the party and end islamophobia, then Muslims should vote for Romney. I think Romney is just a watered down Republican who mainly has had a liberal policy past. Moreover, I like Romney because he came in the defense of Pakistan and added that Pakistan at the core will always be our ally. For that reason, I will vote for Romney. Obama hates Pakistan and criticizes Pakistan more than any other President in US history. His VP Biden is drowning on donations from Hindu Right Wing think tanks. I will vote for Romney!
  • Mohammad, Tahir, June 21, 2012,
    Obama betrayed Muslims. His strong feelings for Gays & lesbians are against all devine religions. Mitt Romney appears to be a more matured and ethical person.
  • S M Wasiullah, India, June 21, 2012,
    Salam. Great efforts and nicely presented. May Allah accept your efforts.
  • Nomi, NY, June 21, 2012,
    Read the following paragraph and you can see clearly who the Muslims will vote for during the next elections. It's actually very logical. "A significant number of the nation’s 2.75 million Muslims live in key swing states, such as Michigan, Ohio, Florida and Virginia. And while younger Muslims rallied around Obama in 2008 and mostly identify themselves as Democratic, the older generation represents a socially and fiscally conservative group that can be swayed in either direction. In 1992, they voted two to one for George H. W. Bush and, although they gave Bill Clinton the same margin in 1996, they were drawn back to the Republican party by George W. Bush in 2000." 1992 Republicans (against the ruling party) 1996 Democrats (against the ruling party) 2000 Republicans (against the ruling party) 2004 Democrats (against the ruling party) 2008 Democrats (against the ruling party) 2012 ??? So that pretty much should sum it up for you. We rally behind one of the two parties and they go into the office and forget all about you. People with short term memory have already forgotten that the first thing Obama did after joining the office was to order drone attacks on Pakistan. And you dare not say anything about the Republicans, as they will simply tag you as a terrorist, and that's pretty much the end of your voice. As for these Terrorist Tags, they must have gotten a great deal on them, for ordering wholesale.
  • Zahid, New Brunswick, NJ, June 20, 2012,
    We Muslims have to vote for Obama, though he has indeed disappointed us on many issues. The alternative, a intolerant, pro-Israel, consummate political hack Romney would take the nation back to the Bush era days of steal from poor to give to rich, more blind allegiance to Israel, more support for interventionism in Muslim affairs both here and abroad. The man is a tool for all the isalmophobes and right-wingers. If anything hold your nose and vote Obama.
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  • zafeer, ny, June 20, 2012,
    no highlights for prayer
  • [...] A Thriving Institution.: An analysis of Report Number 1.Click here to download Report Number 1.US Mosques Used 3 Different Methods to Decide Eid ul Fitr: A survey by ICNA. .navigation .alignleft em ul li { display:inline; margin:0; [...]
  • Mo Saymeh via Facebook, June 20, 2012,
    Any Muslim who votes for Obama is obviously not doing his research. Both Obama and Mitt corporate owned hacks.
  • Jibrin Ballama via Facebook, June 20, 2012,
    may Allah help u people.
  • John F. Nihen via Facebook, June 20, 2012,
    Thank you for sharing this!
  • [...] steps we can take to develop an agenda for masjids.Click here to download a copy of Report Number 2.The American Mosque: A Thriving Institution.: An analysis of Report Number 1.Click here to download a copy of Report Number 1.US Mosques Used 3 [...]
  • Kathryn Nevin via Facebook, June 19, 2012,
    Good to see Muslim families all together.
  • Mohammad Dar via Facebook, June 19, 2012,
    i think who ever we vote it should be one voice lets make our vote bank first. Then strat shop around
  • Did not realize about the seperation of the sexes until it was pointed out. all the more reason to keep a dialoguebetween Judeo/Christians and Muslims.
  • Mitt would be worse....Paul would be a waste vote (has he said anything that would benefit Muslims?)...therefore that leaves Obama. The man has my vote.
  • Sandra Stamps via Facebook, June 19, 2012,
    NICE
  • Yeah obviously we're voting for Ron Paul
  • Husein Mahmud via Facebook, June 18, 2012,
    The Obama administration couldn't do much for Muslims. It isaid that the devil u know is better than the angel u do not know.
  • Husein Mahmud via Facebook, June 18, 2012,
    It's indeed sad to know the
  • Teresa Allen via Facebook, June 18, 2012,
    Do you think republicans will reach out to the Muslim community and be supportive of their causes?
  • Tanya Aziz via Facebook, June 18, 2012,
    So who would we vote for then? Mitt?
  • Sami Sam via Facebook, June 16, 2012,
    huz dis
  • Sumbla Pervaiz via Facebook, June 16, 2012,
    MashaAllah!
  • One negative thing I see on the pics, men n women mixed not islamic
  • Mohamed Karim, Florida, USA, June 13, 2012,
    Everything was good but 2 things! a. Waiting for food line was not acceptable b. Mixing male & female could be avoided.
  • D, D, June 12, 2012,
    You can feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but nothing in the bill mentions Sharia law at all. Instead, it says courts, administrative agencies or state tribunals can't base rulings on any foreign law or legal system that would not grant the parties the same rights guaranteed by state and U.S. constitutions. Why would any American want a court system to use anything but American laws in any proceeding or tribunal held in this country??
  • Dima Sallat via Facebook, June 12, 2012,
    MashaAllah!
  • Mahmood, Canada , June 12, 2012,
    Dear Sir, I receiced your newsletter that contained the news of the convention of the memorial day week end, just the way it was coducted it looked more like a jazz festilval held in us, but ofcourse is the modern day of conducting any program finance is the most important the bottom line entertaintmet and ofcourse public relation all those ingredients were there but only lacking were the true islamic sprit and the atmosphere of a religious gathering when I was young and go to any religious meetings you bring back home some renewed iman and not soviniours and stuff but time have changed this the modern day islam so good luck hope you also got something for the day of judgement its all that mattered in the old days not now , thing have changed.
  • Abdurahman, Falls Church, VA, USA, June 11, 2012,
    Thank you ICNA. I couldn't agree with you more. Allahu Akabar.
  • Shannon Conley via Facebook, June 11, 2012,
    lol i didn't even know they existed! i would've gone! XP
  • Me and my family love going there.
  • Wadiyah A. Latif, Brooklyn, New York, June 11, 2012,
    As salamu alaikum. The convention was a success. We had a very enjoyable weekend. Please advise - Are videos of the sessions available? I am particularly interested in the main sessions. Please let me know, inshaAllah. Shukran
  • Dania Sandfia (@dsandfia), June 10, 2012,
    Not much of a writer but really happy2share piece that I wrote on #icna2012 #ym2012. Check it out on @icna homepage http://t.co/0G2Ek58C #fb
  • Muslim Parent, Dallas, June 7, 2012,
    The right way to do it is to send children public schools so they can get the secular education and physical education they need. And then send them to the masjid after school and weekends, so they can get the correct Islamic education and Tarbiah. I find kids in Islamic schools are spoiled, have little regard for elders, dont' do proper wudhu, can't read the Quran properly, and only a few of them are really excelling academically. The marketers are promising to create scholars in these schools, but more than likely, it won't be your child. Why? The teachers are very young and inexperienced and under qualified. The principals are still getting there own Masters degrees and have egos. They really don't know what they are doing. They will figure it out one day, but by that time, your child's time will have passed, and your bank account will be smaller.
  • Franco, Usa, May 31, 2012,
    Same sex marriage Man+Man Woman+Woman What's next Man+animal ,truly man has lost his way Truly now I believe that Islam the Quran is the Way.
  • [...] Source: http://www.icna.org/16000-vowed-to-defend-religious-freedom/ [...]
  • Dr. Nadia El-Awady Homosexuality In A Changing World: Are We Being Misinformed? http://t.co/KyA4UbV9
  • [...] The conference is being assembled by the Islamic Circle of North America, which earlier was revealed through a campaign by Stop Islamization of Nations, to be trying to “mainstream Shariah.” [...]
  • Ishrat Jahan, Canada, May 28, 2012,
    Thank you ICNA, for taking the step!!! I would also strongly say that President Obama's support for Gay-marriage is a threat for the human ecology and social well-being. In Islam, Gay Marriage is regarded as a terrible sinful act. A whole nation was perished during the time of Prophet Lut (peace be upon him) for homosexuality of his people. Family growth, human generation and moral values will all be degraded if we support President Obama who is supporting the Gay Marriage.
  • [...] The conference is being assembled by the Islamic Circle of North America, which earlier was revealed through a campaign by Stop Islamization of Nations, to be trying to “mainstream Shariah.” read more…. [...]
  • Greg, Indonesia, May 27, 2012,
    In the US, you are claiming that you are being marginalized due to you are muslim but in other country where muslim are majority, they do the same to other religion by not allowing (or make it difficult for) other religion to build their place to pray.....Actually if everybody can just focusing on their belief and do not forcing anybody else (since this is the basic of human rights) to follow what their belief then everything should be good.
  • JA, CT, May 27, 2012,
    The last time I read upon it, "honor" killings are NOT a part of Shari'ah so why is everybody even bringing that up? Shari'ah does not permit any punishment without due process, otherwise known as habius. The same with genital mutilation... and I am assuming female genital mutilation, as far as I know, the practice LONG predated Islam and since the introduction of Islam, it has decreased in places like Africa (far from what we hear in the media these days)... most mixups and confusions are due to ignorance of history and Shari'ah, including my fellow Muslim average joe who has not studied it and often sends out the wrong confused messages concerning it. Much of the Shari'ah has a context too and the context ITSELF is an important principal of the Shari'ah and thus u just can't pull cases out of the blue and discuss them in absolute terms... Furthermore, what needs to be discussed is Sharia'ah principals and their modern forms ala Muhammad Iqbal... Shari'ah and modern political philosophy.
  • Raoul Machal, Melbourne, May 26, 2012,
    If anyone still wonders why more and more Westerners come to seriously dislike Islam - it's supremacist impositions and phantasmological demands like these spruiked by ICNA. There is no anti-Muslim conspiracy, there is simply the majority of Westerners telling you loud and clear: When in Rome...!
  • Tariq, New Jersey, May 26, 2012,
    @Kelly Kaufman I will give a more direct answer: Yes the US has laws against polygamy and these should stand.
  • Zak, California, May 26, 2012,
    god then its wrong to execute the adulter what kind of logic is that?, then the other hypocrisy's is that they claim to be a country of freedom of religion yet they want to ban shariah law why should it be a problem if its not inflicting on anyone's rights and only Muslims practicing it and why ban shariah why not just ban the hadood which are the laws containing the punishments if this whole banning of it isn't against Islam........but for us Muslims there's a way to go around these new rules just practice the same thing but not call it by its name and if we majicly woke up one day and the majority of americans are all a sudden muslim then there will be some laws that will need some amending and Dominic i don't know if you know Democracy is forging from the Greeks and its a barbaric 14th century political ideology should we then out law it here in America?
  • Zak, California , May 26, 2012,
    Dominic Carabello if you are so for human rights according to your own definition im guessing, then you would be against the American government who go around invading other peoples country's and killing,torturing civilians whole sale and propping up of the brutal oppressive dictators in the middle east for generation's who are enforcing the same punishment laws that you despise so much and while there supporting regimes in the middle east then there raping nuns in south america and infecting people with STDs for human experiments in Guatemala why don't we hear you complaining about "Human Rights"?........ Now to address all you ignorant backwards islamophobes, in Islam we stone adulterers not woman theirs a difference to bad your pee sized brains cant comprehend that and whats hilarious is the most who are complaining about this are the right wing fascist Christians yet in there own theology and bible they believe Trinity God Jesus inspired this law, now does this mean he is evil and barbaric? .............i also don't know if anyone knows here in America capital punishment is also applied yet in other secular democratic nations its outlawed does this mean america is a backwards barbaric nation that's against "human rights".......whats also interesting is that in america if you commit treason ,betraying a government you could hardly stand or trust they could get you capital punishment yet if you betray your wife and break your oath that you made with her and (continued)->
  • well wisher, USA, May 26, 2012,
    Position of Islam and Muslim on the issue of homosexualism in all its meaning and social ramification must be made clear: religiously, socially and politically. Muslim leadership should also speak clearly about the potential consequence of such homosexual behavior in reference to what happened to the people of same kind in the past, e.g. people and society of Lot, so that people are informed about it by Muslims. However, Muslim participation in the US election and voting system is crucial and they must take part in it, in which they must also vote for Obama for number of other reasons and this issue of same sex marriage may not stop Muslim from voting for Obama in the current context.
  • Dominic Carabello, California, May 26, 2012,
    Shariah Law is a barbaric, 7th-century legal code that has infested many Islamic nations. Here are the results of a stunning survey by world-renowned pollsters at Pew Research Center in December 2010: http://pewglobal.org/2010/12/02/muslims-around-the-world-divided-on-hamas-and-hezbollah/ *** % of Muslims who want DEATH PENALTY for those leaving Islam: Egypt (82%) Pakistan (82%) *** % of Muslims endorsing STONING TO DEATH of adulterers (98% WOMEN): Egypt (84%) Pakistan (76%) *** SHARIA LAW IS SUCH A BARBARIC VIOLATION OF BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS THAT IT CANNOT BE TOLERATED IN CIVILIZED NATIONS.
  • Nedzad, Massachusetts, May 26, 2012,
    Anthony, how come "honor" kiling you can find in the Bible, but not in the Quran??? Bert no one asks you to live under Sharia law, but I want to live under it, and that is my choice. "Genital mutilation" is ordered by the Bible too, as covenant of Abraham, and we proudly following it (and jews too). How about Jim Jones and massive sucide christian cults in America. How about christian pedofile priests, christian rapists and serial killers in the Christian west? How about your single women going to the dogs? Or how about spreading of incest which is blessed in the Bible??? You see, west has so many and more seroius problems!!!
  • [...] Muslims to gather to combat anti-Shariah movement [...]
  • Bill C, Australia, May 25, 2012,
    you want to live under Sharia law? Fine...have a nice trip to the middle east. Been there during the gulf war, it's s really nice place. Please note sarcasm. REligion of peace my bum, history speaks for itself. Don't really see alot of buddhist, chatholic or mormon suicide bombers, do you? Any religion that condones killing other people should be outlawed.
  • Tony, Texas, May 25, 2012,
    All of them will die. We are waiting for you. America will exterminate the Islamic insects.
  • Bert Dill, California, May 25, 2012,
    I once took this oath, and I affirm it now: "I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same. I shall never live under Shariah law or any law imposed upon me without my consent. I shall never consent to wife beating, stoning, genital mutilation, honor killings, necrophilia.
  • Julie Sorbo, New Britain, CT, May 25, 2012,
    Beautiful article Rida :-) I always enjoy your photos as well! Is this photo of "Window to Islam"? Your story makes me realize I still have so much to learn & I am still curious about how these questions would be answered. I still feel a loss of words to answer such difficult questions...
  • Julie Sorbo, New Britain, CT, May 25, 2012,
    I can't believe I stumbled upon this article today. I've been struggling with bias and hostility toward Muslims and I got here from the article "A Chance to See Beyond the Veil" Alhumdulila! I needed to be reminded of how I got here & that I am not the only one who struggles with these issues. The article also reminded me of that conversation with Umber that day & how I came to realize that religious devotion is often met with disapproval- even from others of the same religion, even among Christians... Often one has to take a look at one's self and decide for yourself what matters most!
  • Navroz, New York, May 25, 2012,
    Salaam wa alaikom and jazakaAllah Khyr for posting this very informative interview.
  • [...] Islamic Circle of North America press release [...]
  • Laila Khan, Chicago, May 24, 2012,
    Please stop making statements. A lot should go in before a statement should come out. I dont think you fit in USA. I learned that some years ago you also made a statement that Muslims/ Muslim countries should recognize Israel. Cant Mullahs do a better job? Or may be that is why some belive that religion ad politics must be separate.
  • sally bisnauth, queens, May 24, 2012,
    Hey Im trying to find out information about this I don't have anywhere to stay so I'm looking for a shelter home for now and hoping i will get housing assistance my phone number is 7187491012
  • Anthony, Missouri, May 24, 2012,
    It's not that we don't want to see Muslims here. I'm Jewish, but love Muslim people and culture. We just don't want "honor" killings and wife beating to be legalized, for Christians and other religions to be imprisoned or killed for their faith as in other Islamic nations.
  • Rowan, TX , May 21, 2012,
    I think it is important that we don't get caught on this slippery slope. Of course, in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, homosexual relationships are seen as sinful, and against religious law. We can't change that, God will judge those who sin, whether it be fornication like homosexuality, or adultery, or drunkenness. But the part of this whole thing that makes a lot of non-Muslims, and even non-religious in this country fearful is the idea that Muslims want to eventually impose Islamic principles through Islamic law. For me, a Muslim, if I wanted to live in a country that practiced some form of Islamic law, I would do so. I don't. I live in, and love my country. I do not want the liberties of non-religious violated, as I do not want my liberty to practice my religion openly by wearing hijab, or telling people about the beautiful message of the Qur'an, and our beloved Prophet, peace and blessings on him, and those preceding him. To deny homosexuals equal protections under the law, like protection of property and assets (which is all "marriage" according to the government does); would be against the principles of this country. If civil unions or "marriage" was available to homosexuals, it does not change the law or words of God. It does not mean imams, priests, or rabbis will be forced to perform these "marriages." All the legalisation of such practice WOULD do, is allow those in these relationships to get a document from the government that says they are protected.
  • john, England, May 21, 2012,
    ban it ban it now. They want to own you and will lie to your face to get there
  • michael, louisiana, May 21, 2012,
    May the Fleas of a thousand camels find your tent.
  • Hundreds Flock to Spanish Info Booth on Islam in LA.........stupid, stupid people. http://t.co/wVC9HS2M
  • Group urges veto of Anti-Sharia law bill, http://t.co/xoWpOY5m
  • Iffaaz Salahudeen, NJ, May 21, 2012,
    Salaam: I think all Muslim national and regional organizations even university MSAs and every islamic Center should have a clear stand on many social issues, and we should support those who have similar values. We also should know that we cannot change our religious belief. There are many good organizations which have similar values and we should work together and help each other. Mothers against drunk driving (MADD); recycling/Green initiatives; feeding the poor/soup kitchen; helping the orophans and needy; etc. Standing for our rights and having a clear stand even against the President's position is a form of da'wah. We do not have to please everyone.
  • @ICNA This why #RonPaul is the only viable candidate for Muslims in 2012 #MuslimsVote http://t.co/doANMt4b
  • Muslimah, Santa Barbara, CA, May 19, 2012,
    Salaam, I'm appalled at some of the comments. Yes its up to every Muslim to give da'wah in islam. What is da'wah? Conveying the message of Islam. Our beloved PROPHET MUHAMMAD (saw) said: "whoever calls to guidance will have a reward similar to that one who follows it" ... Just because we live in USA doesn't mean one will forget about our religion. Have you heard about or read about the story of hazart Lut? His era of people were gay... So by Allah (swt) order hazart jibril took the land they were on & raised it to the heavens & turned it upside down. audhubillah! Please fear Allah (swt) ...we all have to answer him one day. May ALLAH (swt) have his mercy on the rightly guided. Allah huma ameen.
  • Belgian Beer, USA, May 18, 2012,
    "We believe that sexual relations can only be between a man and a woman within the context of marriage..." ...or by owning a concubine, as countless Muslim men have done throughout Muslim history.
  • Saqib Bajwa, Washington, DC, May 18, 2012,
    Well, not only is this morally repugnant. Leaving morality aside (as Muslims, or just humans, we should be fighting for equality and inclusion of all our fellow citizens), it is also strategically and politically idiotic. LGBTQ community has been at the forefront for fighting for social justice- fighting against wiretaps, deportations, intimidation of Muslims, wars etc. Do we want to alienate one of our biggest allies and be in line with the position (and rhetoric) of far-right, fundamentalist Evangelicals who hate us? Again, morality comes first. But even ignoring that for a second and how inhumane this stance is, it is also just strategically a dumb move and I hope we do not alienate our LGBTQ allies as not all of us hate them and most of us are supporting them in their cause to equality along with those of all other oppressed groups
  • Josh Sanders via Facebook, May 17, 2012,
    I also like to mention that I like your WhyIslam work ICNA, very good organization, was the gateway for me and my wife to Islam. Thanks for the great work!
  • Josh Sanders via Facebook, May 17, 2012,
    I love this stance by ICNA, but I also like how one person here states that this page does not represent the organization and its members...funny coming from a commoner. It's like me stating that facebook does not belong to Mark Z...who am I?
  • Obama's stance on gay marriage denounced as un-Islamic, http://t.co/Y1TFlZKA
  • Umar. (@umarjones), May 17, 2012,
    Islamic Circle of North America expresses dismay at President Obama's embrace of gay marriage: http://t.co/ptETJHmj
  • Ali Cheema, Alexandria, VA, May 17, 2012,
    I thought ICNA was supposed to speak for all Muslim Americans. As a child, I have been to many ICNA events, I have fond memories of looking up the ICNA site for start of ramadan or day of the eid. Yes, I am gay. First of all, there is a clear separation of church and state in the United States. You fall into the same trap as the Evangelicals. Just because bible makes it a sin or quran doesn't mean we need to be against it. Why don't you advocate against alcohol or pork? we are a country built on equal rights, and I am shocked that as Muslims, being the receiving end of oppression and persecution, you would act to make such a hateful statement against another minority group. How about some solidarity? And secondly, to say "homosexuality is a sin in islam." Perhaps by your interpretation. Bigotry is a sin in Islam too and as is passing judgement. I shall be boycotting any donation to ICNA from now on and all your events. You have extremely hurt me, and I am sure many other Muslim Americans.
  • Laila Khan, Chicago, May 16, 2012,
    "We believe that sexual relations can only be between a man and a woman within the context of marriage" ICNA is mixing it with another issue of sexual relations outside wedlock. Not carefully worded! "family itself can only be formed from these relations." Ok. Dont call Homosexual unions as 'marriage'. This traditional structure has allowed communities to flourish for thousands of years. "add: along with homosexuality throughout those thousands of years" The push to redefine the established institution of marriage and embrace homosexuality can only lead to the deterioration of the very structure of our communities and society as a whole. "But it has exited along with 'established' institution already! President Obama’s support for same-sex marriage is a violation of God’s laws as spelled out in the Quran and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. "Is this the first and/ or only violation of Quran and Sunnah here?" I think this IndoPak organization just wanted to say something to take advantage of the current issue.
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 16, 2012,
    It is the job of every muslim to try to emulate the Prophets and follow their example.
  • Qasim, I hope you're not comparing ICNA admins to any of the prophets. That is a poor analogy IMO. Just because ICNA refers to itself as an Islamic organization does not mean that it or any of its members have authority over the Ummah, and they're certainly not bringing any new messages. The intention of the prophets/messengers was to bring people to God. We do not know the intentions of anyone living nowadays, so please watch how you formulate your comparisons and contrasts.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 16, 2012,
    FYI ICNA fb page admins are both members and volunteers who have been entrusted with handling ICNA's social media presence.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 16, 2012,
    ^Correct, the original linked statement is ICNA's official response. For any of the admins, when we visit the page it has us post as "ICNA" so the response could be from any one of the admins of the facebook page from our social media team.
  • This facebook group does not represent the views of ICNA leadership, membership, scholars, scholarship students, or volunteers. All posts are the opinions of the web managers. Though I'm sure everyone appreciates their work, I just wanted to make that clear.
  • abdurrahman, new york, May 16, 2012,
    We as muslims should not support "gay rights" in any matter if I'm not mistaken if you look to the islamic rulings on gay people is that they are stoned to death...burned.... or thrown off the highest mountain Allahu Akbar
  • Steven, NY, May 16, 2012,
    I guess I can't be terribly surprised that my post was glossed over. Let me be more direct -- how does this at all benefit me as a Muslim in North America? What even called for this? I can't imagine that your phones were ringing and your doors were being knocked down hoping for a reaction to Obama's recent stance. I can't imagine that this will be beneficial for our community. You're taking an incredibly simplistic approach to understanding Islamic law, and I expected much more out of this organization.
  • zaheerana (@zaheerana), May 16, 2012,
    I don't care! RT @RaquelEvita: folks who support & fundraise for @icna. Your response to #ICNA on same-sex marriage?? http://t.co/XmXne8Nw
  • Noora, CA, May 15, 2012,
    JJ, London We don't care what homosexuals do in their bedrooms but why do they want to call their union a marriage and force us to accept it as a marraige. They can call it a civil union or any name they want. Marriage is a religious institution and laws of any land have nothing to do with it.
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    We should be happy a Muslim organization is talking about this matter (in a gentle manner of course) and shouldn't discourage them.
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Br. Hamza Dawud Flanagan, "The point is simply that posting this decree of sorts will do absolutely nothing to deter the POTUS from making any decisions in the future, so what's the point of even posting it?" SubhanAllah does that mean we shouldn't speak out against something even if others think "it won't do anything"? Can you imagine the Sahaba telling the Prophet (saw) there's no point in talking to the Quraish about leaving their worship of idols, it's not like they're going to listen? Or if Nuh (as) who spent 950 years preaching but only ended up with a handful of followers, said to himself "no one is listening so I should just stop" ? Or if Musa (as) said the same about Pharoah?
  • ICNA - OK I will give a more direct comparison: Do you think the U.S. should have laws against polygamy?
  • ^In regards to your first comment, ICNA admin, that is not the point at all. I think you know that. The point is simply that posting this decree of sorts will do absolutely nothing to deter the POTUS from making any decisions in the future, so what's the point of even posting it? No one is talking about being "secular", but we are to follow the laws of the land in which we live. Since same-sex marriage would only be an option and not mandatory upon all of us, we wouldn't even have to worry about such a law, period.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Kelly Kaufmann, there's a big difference don't you think? We didn't use any hate speech nor are we speaking out against anyone's religious views. It was a small fringe that was protesting the Mosque being built, there wasn't a National uproar.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Just because we live in a secular society, that does not mean that we should become secular Muslims.
  • Ikram, New Jersey, May 15, 2012,
    Perfect! For those wondering what is our thought on this recent development, Here it is. And, its politics every where as usual.
  • ^Thank you for articulating in one short comment what I was trying to say in all of those long essays, haha.
  • Azeem, New Jersey, May 15, 2012,
    Just because we live in a secular society, does not mean that we need to become secular Muslims. We have religious views which should absolutely affect our public views. We have every right to take a stand in what we believe in. Part of our beliefs are that public sins can bring upon the wrath of Allah (God). Homosexuality is not the only social ill that we are concerned with, but despite its current popularity and support we can not change our religion in exchange for meeting the demands of current trends.
  • Mean_uhh (@mean_uhh), May 15, 2012,
    Hateful & ignorant statement. Shame on u, @icna! "ICNA’s Stance on President’s Support for Gay Marriage http://t.co/tIFDpVRO" #muslim #islam
  • We need to be careful in saying our religious positions should impact law. We don't like the thought of other religion's impacting U.S. law. We can't have it both ways - saying mosques shouldn't be prevented from being built but saying our religion should impact laws. Lets keep laws & religion separate and focus our efforts (and 'position' statements) on peace between us ALL.
  • Steven, NY, May 15, 2012,
    There is an Islamic precedent for allowing communities outside of our own to be governed by their own laws. In regards to marriage in particular, there was a Zoroastrian practice called "self-marriage" in which men would marry their direct female relatives (mothers, sisters, daughters) in order to protect their people from intermixing. This is very clearly against Islamic law, but Ibn Qayim al-Jawziya ruled that if a Zoroastrian was to come to the Muslims for adjudication regarding "self marriage", it would be judged according to Zoroastrian law. This community needs to understand that an Islamic marriage and a secular marriage are two different things -- your nikkah means nothing to the government, and your government marriage papers mean nothing in Islam. Ideologically mixing the two in a legal sense is problematic and unnecessary.
  • Jalaledin Ebrahim, Santa Barbara, CA, May 15, 2012,
    Asalaam Alaikum: I highly recommend Scott Kugle's book "Homosexuality in Islam." I think it is important to understand the phenomenon before offering unenlightened opinions. Scott Kugle is an openly gay Muslim and Professor of Islamic Studies. Love, light and shadow, Jalaledin Ebrahim, Licensed psychotherapist
  • .@ICNA, "US most followed #Muslim org", says #Obama's announcement will lead to "deterioration of [American] community" http://t.co/MUpoXO4M
  • Catherine B, Chicago , May 15, 2012,
    Hamza, I suggest you read Darwin's Descent of Man where he argues that animals can indeed reason--in fact, they are cable of most higher emotions. Think of puppies who "love" there mothers. Before you tell me this is mere instinct, I'll tell you there is a different between instinct, learned behaviors and association of habits. Read chapter 21; it will take you less than 10 minutes. Their moral faculties may not be the same as ours, but you cannot reduce them to animated machines. My suggestions will be completely in vain, however, if you don't buy into the theory of evolution (which you'd be hard pressed to argue against nowadays). Best.
  • Nafea Ali via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Obama lost my vote.
  • Freedom2B, Michigan, May 15, 2012,
    "'We teach our kids to live up to the Golden Rule but in our daily lives as adults we often fail miserably', says MPV President Ani Zonneveld. 'This is an epic example of living out that Golden Rule and, as Muslims, we should remember that Islam is a faith rooted in justice and from justice sprouts equality. We know that marriage equality is about justice for all so we must support it on both legal and religious fronts.' The Quran teaches us marriage is between two souls. It is time the law of the land allows LGBTs their God given right to marry." Muslims For Progressive Values Applauds President Obama’s Support Of Marriage Equality http://www.prlog.org/11871240-muslims-for-progressive-values-applauds-president-obamas-support-of-marriage-equality.html
  • Eeman, Melbourne, May 15, 2012,
    To me incests make more sense than homosexuals.
  • JJ, London, May 15, 2012,
    Homosexuality has been in every culture throughout time as a sexual variant so claiming it isn't normal is an enormously ignorant thing to say. By making it into such a big deal is what's abnormal. Why do you care so much what two same-sex people do in their bedrooms? Worry about your own lives
  • Matan Lurey (@matanlurey), May 15, 2012,
    .@ICNA, "US most followed #Muslim org", says #Obama's announcement will lead to "deterioration of [American] community" http://t.co/WxFTRQJg
  • Note: I did not mean to imply that ICNA is anything like Bristol Palin. I just meant that the POTUS probably cares just as little about ICNA's opinion as he does about that of Miss Palin, that's all.
  • But what do you think posting this will actually accomplish? Do you think the POTUS will actually read this, and then -- even more unlikely -- decide to change his mind again? Don't get me wrong, I'm not a big fan of his, and I can acknowledge the fact that his "evolution" on the issue is probably little more than a political move, but I just don't see the point of releasing a decree about his opinion. It seems like it would be about as important to him as the fact that Bristol Palin, who had a child out of wedlock, similarly spoke out against his view.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Brother the khutbah wasn't for you it was for Mudassir who asked if we knew the context. Also Hamza, note that our purpose wasn't to address the "sin" and we never issued a press release on homosexuality before. It was about the decision of the President. Yes we know there are far more grievous acts/sins that take place and it's not our job to discuss the severity of them because that's for the scholar to address. We keep confusing 2 points.
  • Nakia, USA, May 15, 2012,
    So, not only is your statement alienating potential allies, but it's also showing your ignorance of other faiths. Marriage within the Abrahamic faiths is not uniform and static, and same-sex marriage is not new to Abrahamic faiths, some taking place before the advent of Muhammad (SAWS). But the bigger point is this: why would you alienate potential allies on a political point that you are likely to lose, and won't improve the way that Islam is viewed or practiced? Bigots aren't going to love Muslims because some Muslims are homophobic. But people who value civil rights are seeing Muslims oppose them and it's not a good look. Civil recognition for same-sex marriage is going to happen, and soon- anyone who watches the news knows that. And opposing same-sex marriage won't bring a single Muslim to the mosque who wasn't attending, won't inspire a single Muslim to fast, pray, or be kinder to the earth and those who live on it. You want something to fight against? Fight the proposed cuts to SNAP, Head Start, and other programs that benefit vulnerable children. Fight the bans on Shari'a that keep getting proposed and passed by state legislatures. Fight the forces that make life harder for the most vulnerable. For we are obliged to do that far more often in the Qur'an than we are to bar anyone from marrying.
  • I don't think we need a full-on khutba simply because we choose to worry about more pressing issues, but thank you. And anyway, despite how "evil" some may see homosexuality as being, it is a victimless crime. The only person who ultimately suffers is the sinner. None of us are perfect, and all of us sin, so we should probably focus on trying to better ourselves before we demonize others. Islam, contrary to popular belief, is not about calling out other people on how bad they are.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    "Abu Sa'eed Al-Khudri said: 'I heard the Messenger of Allah [SAW] say: Whoever among you sees an evil and changes it with his hand, then he has done his duty. Whoever is unable to do that, but changes it with his tongue, then he has done his duty. Whoever is unable to do that, but changes it with his heart, then he has done his duty, and that is the weakest of Faith.'" (Sahih) This hadith can be found in the 40 hadith of Imam Nawawi. Below you can find snippets of the explanation. We encourage you to read it in its entirety for your benefit. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ The essence of the Islamic da'wah is enjoining the good and forbidding the evil, since whenever a person conveys the Message, he is enjoining good and forbidding evil. Therefore, it is a mistake to consider these two as separate matters, since they are actually performed concurrently and are synonymous. The main objective in fulfilling this obligation is to attain and maximize benefits, and to eliminate or minimize harm. Ibn Taymiyyah wrote: Enjoin the good in a good way and do not forbid the evil in an evil way. (Note: which is why we had a press release and tried to use the best way to go about discussing the matter) Scholars say that before using the hand, we should start with advice, warning the people of the consequence of evil and encouraging and motivating them to good actions. When this method has been fully utilised and there is no change in the people, only then is it permissible to use the hand. Imam ash-Shatibi says that the Caller must predict the consequences of what he says or do, whether by hand or by tongue. Ibn Rajab states that in enjoining the good and discouraging the evil the conductor is motivated by different reasons: 1. It could be by hope in Allah's great reward for doing it. 2. It could be by fearing Allah's punishment for renouncing this obligation. 3. It could be by getting annoyed by seeing violations to what Allah has prescribed. 4. It could be due to being faithful to the community members who indulge in evil and by being kind and merciful to them by making the effort to save them from being subject to Allah's anger, displeasure and punishment in this life and in the Hereafter. 5. It could be by glorifying Allah and Loving Him much, for He deserves to be obeyed, remembered, and thanked.
  • When you slaughter #Allah, #Jehovah, and #Yahweh, don't forget to yell, "Elton-ho-Akbar!" >> http://t.co/TR659QVE << @rickygervais @icna
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Hamza, we have spoken out against NDAA as well as other pressing issues. And we felt this to be something of importance as well. Anything the government or state senate does is our business because we're Americans.
  • In a comment you posted "The Prophet (saw) said if you see something wrong change it with your hands, if you're unable than change it with your tongue (speak out against it) and if you're unable to do that AT LEAST hate it in your hearts." It's not my place to say if a hadith has been properly used or not since I lack the qualifications to make those determinations. I was simply pointing out that without the proper scholarly approach, cherry-picking hadith can be used to justify any opinion, so it would be more appropriate to not do so unless one is sure that the hadith, in all of its contexts, can be applied fully and appropriately with the correct interpretation. And God knows best
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Muddasir Ayaz where did we misuse a hadith? And with who were we unjust?
  • ICNA web-managers, it would behoove you to use hadith judiciously if you choose to use them to justify or defend your opinion. The Prophet (peace be upon him) also said, "O People . . . Treat others justly so that no one would be unjust to you" in his last sermon. If civil unions fail to provide the same legal rights as marriage in a non-theocratic society (i.e., the one in which we currently live), then this too is a form of injustice, so one could use this hadith to justify that opinion. And God knows best
  • Gambling and prostitution are legal in Vegas. The President could certainly speak out against it if he wanted to. Somebody in the higher-ups could change it this, but I don't hear them doing so. We should be speaking out against Obama for signing the NDAA if anything, not this silly same-sex marriage debate that doesn't affect us AT ALL. Seriously, why would you lose sleep over gay people being able to get married? Why do you let it get to you so much when you know it's not even your business?
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    There's a difference between evil happening (Vegas) and the President of the US condoning it.
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    No we shouldn't stand outside churches because we can't stop them (nor are encouraged to) stop them from worshipping (even under Shariah) so ofcourse not. But we still hate the act of shirk that they do and that can't change.
  • Oh, and legal prostitution is a lot safer as well. I'm not condoning prostitution in general, but at least it has a lot less risks than the illegal kind. And if legalized sin is so bad, then why don't we protest the existence of Las Vegas? Why are states that have legalized same-sex marriage (like my state, Massachusetts) still standing? Please, think about these things.
  • tasha Brevard (@ooh75), May 15, 2012,
    Interesting http://t.co/yNNW7eK1
  • I don't think animals can love back, lol. That analogy has never worked, because animals cannot reason in the same way humans can. That would constitute animal abuse, which I am vehemently against. As long as the two involved are consenting adults, same-sex marriage is not the same as marrying an animal. It's a poor argument, and we really shouldn't say anything since we are one of the few faiths in the world that still practices polygamy. WE know that it's not wrong, but others use that as an argument against Islam. And banning alcohol in this country was a complete fail, because at least the production and sale is regulated when it's legal. The stuff that people made and drank during the Prohibition was so unstable that it made people get sick and sometimes die. Therefore, believe it or not, it is actually better that there's no countrywide ban on alcohol. And I see no issue with alcohol being legal in this country, because I'm not purchasing or drinking it. Similarly, if you're not going to get married to a man, that's fine; no one is saying that same-sex marriage will become mandatory. I really just do not see the big deal with letting other people live their lives. Should we start picketing outside churches because Christians worship Jesus? We know that shirk is the worst sin imaginable, so why are we focusing on same-sex marriage? It's funny how even Muslims seem to pick and choose what they think is important to the faith when a specific issue pops up.
  • Qasim Mazhar via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    ^I think everyone knows it's happening, the issue is why is it being legalized? Especially by a President who just flip-flopped on his views when election season is around the corner. There are a lot of things happening (that shouldn't) should the government just legalize it? Drugs, Prostitution, what about when the ban on alcohol was lifted, would we have been saying "Oh well people were drinking anyway what's the big deal". It's a matter of principle. Homosexuality was seen EVEN in this society egregious but now is being normalized. If bestiality becomes more common and people want to start marrying animals should we just sit back and let that happen too? Seems like an improbable scenario right? Well so was a man marrying a man not too long ago.
  • You guys can speak out against it all you want. Meanwhile, I'm trying to worry about myself and perfect my own Islam. I do, however, think that using the account of an organization to post such things is detrimental to our image in this country, which is already pretty bad (and mostly due to things that aren't even true).
  • Uhhh . . . there are more than just people of Abrahamic faiths living in this country. And in case you missed it the first time, this is a legal issue. Gay people are already in relationships and have "marriage"-type ceremonies regardless of whether or not their marriages are legally recognized. Where is the harm in letting them have the legal benefits of these partnerships? I truly think this would qualify as not focusing on the important issues. Besides, look at how often straight people in this country abuse the "sanctity" of marriage. Adultery is rampant, and most marriages end in divorce anyway (which, while Islamically permissible, is never the ideal end when one gets married). How would legalizing same-sex marriage change ANYTHING? It's not going to deter gay people from being gay, so I say we not even worry about it.
  • Adnan Khan via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    @brother hamza..we are not required to merely stay away from sin, rather to speak out against it and have a dislike for it also. To have a love for seeing all of Allahs creation worship him and to dislike seeing His creation disobey Him. I do agree this is more about the benefits of a relationship versus actually having the relationship in private, however this would be a step in the direction of normalizing it altogether.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Br. Hamza Dawud Flanagan, so we have to wait till there's an attack on "Islamic Marriage" for us to be concerned? Marriage is something sacred in the Abrahamic faiths, and is a bond between a MAN and WOMAN. We should express our concerns with an injustice no matter what form it comes in. The Prophet (saw) said if you see something wrong change it with your hands, if you're unable than change it with your tongue (speak out against it) and if you're unable to do that AT LEAST hate it in your hearts. Also, the people of Lut (as) weren't just destroyed for committing the act but even those who said "what's the big deal" and did nothing were destroyed. May Allah (swt) protect us all.
  • Ria Williams via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    this is the reason that i withdraw my support for him
  • kashif ali, nyc, May 15, 2012,
    sad sad stance you are taking and the wrong side of history. the countries governed by religious law are the exact opposite of flourishing civilizations. the greatest times of the muslim world were when we didn't regulate morality via law. if you don't learn from history you are doomed to repeat it.
  • I have to agree with Sis Hadaiya & bro Humza. Who cares! Too many pressing issues that actually affects us. Its not like Pres O. is Muslim & saying he is goin along with the foolishness. Doesnt change who we are one way or another. I say this repsectfully, despite my exclamation points. :-) ICNA does a lot of great work, Al humdulilah. Look forward to seeing/hearing more of their work.
  • I actually find this posting rather pointless. Obama is not talking about Islamic marriage, he's talking about state-regulated marriage. Even if a law was passed for same-sex marriage to be allowed across the country, how would it affect us (straight people, Muslims, etc.) in any way? I could not care less if gay people want to get married. If they weren't married, they'd still be in relationships anyway. This issue is about the benefits one receives from being in a legal marriage. So yeah, not sure why ICNA is even taking a stance on the POTUS's position on something. It's not like legalizing same-sex marriage would have any effect on opposite-sex marriage. And it certainly wouldn't force us to officiate same-sex Islamic marriages (i.e. nikah). Getting involved and commenting on things like this is probably just adding more fuel to the fire of those who believe we're trying to impose Shari'a on the United States. Just a thought.
  • Deen Money (@Deen_Money), May 15, 2012,
    ICNA’s Stance on President’s Support for Gay Marriage « « Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Is http://t.co/q9cbuzkC
  • Daayiee, kWashington, DC, May 15, 2012,
    Mr. Baig, your attempt to speak with authority while at the same time talking through both sides of your mouth provides ample proof to many Muslims who live in the West that you are out of touch with Quranic teachings...you should not depend upon Quranic Cliff Notes to base your theories. As human kind has evolved, so has their thinking from the Islamic jurists lies of medieval times. Allah's truth beams through the darkness you promote to continuously harm Muslims. Shame on your head and organization.
  • LOL, insh'Allah.
  • ICNA via Facebook, May 15, 2012,
    Hadayai Majeed, we'll take it one subject at a time. Thanks:)
  • good!
  • Since you are weighing in on this subject how about weighing in when Muslim women are murdered. Like Shaima Alawadi, etc. Since homosexuality is haram it does not matter if they marry or not. Due to the whole lifestyle is contrary to what Allah reveals in the Quran, Torah and Injil.
  • Subhan'Allah May Allah (SWT) guide them to the righteous path http://t.co/CsIihrym
  • Larry A. Singleton, CA, United States, May 8, 2012,
    Just watched their propaganda video. This is so wrong on so many levels. The only muslim that stood for equal rights was Mamoud mahamed Taha and they hung him. ICNA hates everything this guy stood for. Read their own books for Christs sake; the Sahih al-Bukhari and the Reliance of the Traveller. These books and every word in them is taught in every mosque in the US. Ask these guys if they think Hamas is a terrorist organization. Better yet ask them what they "don't" go along with in "Traveller" and "Bukhari" see what kind of answers you get. You don't get straight answers from Muslims. Their own books are a friggin mess. Whay doesn't the full version and the summarized Bukhari jive? Make a reference to one, you can't find it in the other. Site the Bible and you know right where to go. Why? Try the words reliable and credibility.
  • Larry A. Singleton, CA, United States, May 8, 2012,
    Oh yeah, Check out the website Jihad Watch and read Raymond Abrahim and others. Get educated to the fact that the ICNA is the gestapo of Islam.
  • Larry A. Singleton, CA US of A, May 8, 2012,
    Hey Virgil, I'm not sure I agree with the KKK part. I've known a few and they're just a bunch of clowns. However I agree completely with the spirit of your message. This is nothing but Nazi propaganda. It's like everything else the Muslim Brotherhood has been connected with. Convince you with their lies then chop your head off once you're in their power. Something like that anyway. Three books that will explain things better than I can. "The Haj" by Leon Uris "Because They Hate" by Brigitte Gabriel and "Muslim Mafia" by Gabautz and Sperry. MM exposes the lie that is CAIR or the Council on American Islamic Relations. The Haj will set you straight when it comes to the bullshit that is the Palestinian so-called Right of Return.
  • Qasim Sheikh, Colorado, May 8, 2012,
    It is funny when the far right wants to ban Sharia law and it actually practices Sharia law. Islam doesn't permit abortion, gay marriage or pornography. The Republican party wants to ban abortion, gay marriage and pornography. Hence the most Sharia compliant organization in America is the Republican party. We should also anti-Sharia Law promoters, why do they practice Sharia Law more actively than American Muslims. According to Sharia Law, Muslims must march to end abortion, ban gay marriage and ban pornography. The radical Christian right is making sure it practices Sharia law more passionately than any American Muslim. Moreover, Jews have Halakha Law which is almost the same as Sharia Law. Here is the most important part of Sharia Law - you have to obey the laws and respect the customs of the country you live in. For example, Islam allows polygamy but polygamy is banned in America. Per Sharia law, an Imam in an American mosque must abide by the American law and only perform a wedding ceremony after a couple have received the marriage license from the local county office! So Sharia law actually forces American Muslims to obey the American constitution and local laws even more passionately! Republicans should focus on recruiting American Muslims as voters as Republican Social Values against gay marriage and against abortion are basically the foundation of Sharia Law.
  • Nabiya Shariff, NJ, May 2, 2012,
    How do you register and i need to register before it is too late
  • Ray Jones, Arizona, United States, May 2, 2012,
    >>>It has also worked closely with many national interfaith organisations for the betterment of society in the U.S. and by focusing on self-development, education, outreach and social services, ICNA has cemented its place as a leading organisation within the American Muslim community.<<< It is a shame that along with self-development, education, outreach and social services, you did not include peaceful relations with your non-Muslim neighbors. Is this not the then-President Zulfiqar Ali Shah of the ICNA leading a chant of "Our way, our way; jihad, jihad"? http://www.investigativeproject.org/1577/icnas-search-for-radicalism-should-start-within?utm_source=Right+Side+News&utm_campaign=ab1c02422d-daily-rss-newsletter&utm_medium=email So we now know what type of self-development you encourage: jihad. We know what kind of education you give: terrorism. We know what kind of social services you wish to provide: death and destruction. Return to the hole from whence you slithered - we don't need your kind of "help" in America.
  • Robert Abate, san franciso, April 28, 2012,
    I happened by your truck today, the curry I received was delicious. I want to thank your organisation for the good work it does - keep it up! Thanks.
  • Ibrahim, Ohio, April 28, 2012,
    Let's start this off with addressing what appears to be the most common attack against Muslims and sharia. The complete distortion of fact by a preponderance of ignorance and demogoguery. Please visit the link below: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taqiyya
  • [...] further serve as a way of involving more mosques in ICNA’s radicalism. According to an ICNA report, a quiz event brought participants from across unaffiliated mosques and schools across the [...]
  • (@icna) (@icna), April 26, 2012,
    15th annual YM Quiz Competition draws 1,000 participants http://t.co/PRlWj7G1
  • Virgil Bankes, Oklahoma, United States, April 25, 2012,
    You come to my country and tell us we need to change our laws to suite you is "bull shit!" If you don`t like our laws then you should have stayed where every you come from because you are not welcome here anyway. After Nov you better craw back under your rock, you see we don`t like "cults" and that all you are "a cults" I think we need the KKK back to get rid of "ALL MUSLIM" to make this country right. The muslim should have to pay for 9-11, we have not forgotten it, and never will! LIVE BY "OUR LAW" OR GET OUT!
  • [...] The New York Times coverage of The Third Jihad, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemned the NYPD for using what they called “a blatantly Islamophobic [...]
  • Mahmood, Ottawa Canada, April 24, 2012,
    Imam Naseem was my uncle from maternal side he used to call me mudi.He was married in Karachi Pakistan when I was very young it was the first marraige that I saw in my life it was held in our own house, then he took his wife to Lucknow India. We also visted him there I have very fond memories of that trip he came to Bombay to get us we traveled by train to Lucknow and to Delhi as a child it my first journey by plane or train I still remember that he would hop off the train to buy some fruit or food on every big station the train stopped it was so nice. At his place he made sure that we were all comfortable and there was plenty to eat and drink he took us to all the places of interest in Lucknow and Delhi It was a memorable trip that I remember to this day . Mamu Naseem had a remarkable personaltity we as a family knew very little about his finances and stuff but he was always dress decently and always brought gifts to us no matter what. He had ways of getting along with any age group, the way he talked inspired me he would say extra ordinary things in ordinary way. Then he moved to US his wife never wanted to go there .Her brother who is a doctor in Houston help them to migrate to the US. After that I lost contact of him I knew of his death but by reading your article about him I konw much more about him now. It tells me how extra ordinary this man was May God Bless his soul I am sure he must be in heaven with his wife.
  • Safa, Corona, CA, April 23, 2012,
    Assalamualaikum! Is there any way I can start volunteering or helping with programs and activities for Young Muslims?
  • Safa, Corona, CA, April 23, 2012,
    Assalamualaikum! Is there a way I can volunteer or help with programs and activities for Young Muslims Sisters?
  • Yusuf Ahmed, Florida, April 23, 2012,
    MashAllah I really miss it , I use to participate at this event with my dad.
  • lawyers, April 17, 2012,
    In the UK, filing for bankruptcy costs £700. That needs to be paid in cash on the day of the hearing.In some cases the cost can be reduced to £525, but that's only if the person has a low income, or is in receipt of certain benefits.
  • Wolf Pac, US, April 15, 2012,
    You people are full of it. I made a posting yesterday and you guys deleted it. Islam is evil, pure and simple. I hope the FBI continues to monitor you people, you are a danger to the world.
  • [...] was the victim of a hate crime, brutally bludgeoned in her El Cajon, Calif. home March 21. They linked the case to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, saying he was considered suspicious for [...]
  • @RAbuisnaineh It's owned by ICNA. Here's a link to one of the issues http://t.co/64cXbfAO
  • Barry Monette, Ottawa, Canada, April 10, 2012,
    Religious freedom also means that all persons have the right to be free from the constraints, dictates, laws, norms, rules, and any other principles of religion, including any specific religion. Tolerance towards any religion, or religious freedom includes an aspect where every individual has the right to “step outside” and “reject” the demands of any religion, including a religion to which they otherwise belong, provided they remain in compliance with the laws of the state. This freedom is a basic human and constitutional right of all persons.
  • Barry Monette, Baton Rouge, April 10, 2012,
    Religious freedom also means that all persons have the right to be free from the constraints, dictates, laws, norms, rules, and any other principles of religious, including any specific religion. Tolerance towards any religion, or religious freedom also includes an aspect where every individual has the right to “step outside” and “reject” the demands of any religion, including a religion to which they otherwise belong, provided they remain in compliance with the laws of the state.
  • Rakshanda, NewJersey, April 10, 2012,
    Assalaamualaikum.We are very proud of ICNA. ICNA has taken the Muslims in North America to a whole new level. May Allah swt continue blessing you.Ameen
  • Jennifer, Frederick, MD, April 10, 2012,
    Asalaamu alaikum, I wanted to notify you that when I click on the link "http://www.incabookservice.com" I receive a "server not found" message. I thought you should know so that you could look into it. Wa Salaam
  • (@icna) (@icna), April 9, 2012,
    Texas Tornadoes – From the Diary of A Worker http://t.co/NoVkT6ft
  • ameen..
  • Joyce Alderson, Orange California, April 8, 2012,
    I am so sorry that you met up with those "human bumps in the road" I am a Christian member of STEP here in the Orange County area of California. STEP is Sisters Together Invisioning Peace. We are a group of Muslim and non Muslim women who have learned to love each other on many levels. We meet in mosques, churches and homes. Our focus is love and peace that begins in our own backyard. You have a wonderful idea to bring healing to the sick. Please forgive the ignorance that you encounter.
  • Mike, Arizona , April 7, 2012,
    If allowed will Sharia law apply only to Muslims? Will non-Muslims be exempt from Sharia court rulings? If it does affect non-Muslims then how will this work with separation of church and state or really in this case Mosque? Will the portions of Sharia Law which are extreme not be observed? Stoning for adultery, wife beating etc
  • [...] Grandys built on their warnings of  two weeks ago about the Islamic Circle of North America “Launch[ing A]Nationwide Shariah Education Campaign to Promote Religious Freedom and Combat [...]
  • (@icna) (@icna), April 2, 2012,
    1000 participants expected at the 15th Annual YM Quiz competition by ICNA Dallas on April 7th. Watch video http://t.co/gPZD47p3
  • Free Qurans Offered Outside Library http://t.co/souLRfy7 (via @RanchoSMPatch)
  • may Allah grant sister Shaima Alawadi Jannah. Ameen
  • All of the evidence in the case hasn't been sorted out yet, I too would hold off regarding Trayvon.....But Sis. Shaima....Adtham Allahu Ajrakum......That is a clear case of Racial Hate Crime
  • Omair Siddiqi via Facebook, March 30, 2012,
    Brother Hector I agree with you, ICNA should hold on till the truth comes out about the Trayvon Martin case, may Allah grant sister Shaima Alawadi Jannah. Ameen
  • hector, puerto rico,usa., March 30, 2012,
    aoozu billah, I don't want to sound bad but in the case of sister Shaima Alawadi it is clear the hate but in the case of Trayvon Martin is not clear what happen there, so I recommend my brothers and sisters not to take a firm position in the case of Trayvon,go arround assuming things without knowledge can lead to poor judgment and falsehood and that's no good in Islam,salaam Alaikum
  • Dawud Walid (@DawudWalid), March 30, 2012,
    @icna Good statement on Hoodies & Hijabs http://t.co/UGxBhwaP
  • GENUG (@GENUG), March 27, 2012,
    down by the bay http://t.co/db5679F6 2010 the west: shoveling shit against the tide - everyday, another assault on the #Constitution #USA
  • Abu Waleed, Iraq, March 24, 2012,
    Its not the first time we see such statements from the munafiqeen of the time... Many of them have even apostated from ISLAM and have become Murtadeen... These are the same guys giving fatwa to American Muslims to fight against their brothers in Afghanistan, and previously in Iraq, so that their patriotism to America would not be questioned. And sadly, all those guys dying there die like kaffirs and go to hell... They were the ones who "assured" the American Army that the case of Nidal Hassan was an isolated one, and Muslims reject al-Qaeda... Basically, their wala is for America, and those that do it by knowing it, they know their positions, while the majority are ignorants who follow role model Shuyukh... "Whoever rejects taghoot AND believes in Allah, indeed have created a bond that does not break...". And as Ibn Katheer has stated (who was not a wahhabi: i say it cause nowadays if you talk for Jihad, the murjis and Sufis label you a Wahhabi) said in his famous tafsir, that "rejecting the Taghoot is a prerequisite to faith"... Dear Shuyukh, if you were real men, you would be at the front lines in Afghanistan, and directing those "kharijites"in the right path when they were mistaken, but its a shme that this glorious Ummah is represented by low people like you.... Think about the day when you will be questioned about your kniwledge and position, and there will be no Obama or those other Kuffar to protect you
  • [...] has been active in ICNA, a group that bills itself as “a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community.” He served as secretary general in 2000 and vice president [...]
  • [...] Courtesy: ICNA.org - http://www.icna.org/sold-out-1st-youth-conf-by-ym-icna-in-s-california/ var addedComment = function(response) { //console.log('fbComments: Caught added comment'); [...]
  • [...] either of the last 2 middle bars will then take you to their “campaign,” such as here: http://www.icna.org/american-muslim-campaign-to-repair-sharias-reputation/#more-10369).   ICNA’s events (“Defending Religious [...]
  • [...] has been active in ICNA, a group that bills itself as “a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community.” He served as secretary general in 2000 and vice president [...]
  • [...] Grandys warned about the Islamic Circle of North America “Launch[ing A]Nationwide Shariah Education Campaign to Promote Religious Freedom and Combat [...]
  • (@icna) (@icna), March 20, 2012,
    Sold Out! Recap of the 1st Annual YM & ICNA Southern California Youth Conference http://t.co/4p0Fm0QO
  • Suhana, Santa Clara, March 19, 2012,
    Assalamu alaikum We are a group of sisters here. Please let us know if we sisters have any area which we can help out in
  • Aqeel, New York, March 18, 2012,
    "protect It"
  • Aqeel, New York, March 18, 2012,
    Hello Saymeh This Campaign is an effort to eliminate type of "Confusions" you and many others have about Shariah. An understanding and opening up of minds will help clear the perception that there is any "forcing of Shariah" thing is going on in America. Religious freedom is our right given by U.S Constitution and we must project it.
  • Vickie Sherrod, USA, March 15, 2012,
    I would like more information about Islam. I would like to interview a representative from a Sacramento Area Mosque and visit one. Thank you
  • thomas clark, san antonio texas, March 14, 2012,
    i was working for crst the satanic monsters from ranco cucamonga , fake satanic jews some pretending tobe muslims besides there envirmental goal of the death of 90% of wolrd rothchild statan set me up ans said i wqas antichrist and other about you (christ) also besides takeing are children to be raped and killed by animals in mexico doneys your women and kids from america also (stanists) not gin as in rebal arch angelk is real i saw him in rancho cucamonga , spainard satanist want to controll the mexicans obama is the devil bribe, thomas clark 291 covina ave san antonio texas 78218 mail me any coments those who know the diferants betwwen jews and ( satnic fake JEWS)
  • [...] Monday, March 5, 2012 the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) launched its   “Defending Religious Freedom, Understanding Sharia” campaign to educate America on Islam, and sharia.  The alleged purpose of this campaign is to [...]
  • Seenma, ArduAllah, March 11, 2012,
    Why don't you watch this Youtube video before issuing a Fatwa! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7wNDpH7XRk
  • Dan, Southampton UK, March 11, 2012,
    I think this guy was certainly radicalised by torture in prison. The CIA has quite a history of mind-control techniques, using electro-magnetic devices, drugs, and other methods. This cannot be ruled out. This turnaround about killing civilians also happened with another convenient enemy of the US - Bin Laden, who in earlier interviews condemned violence against civilians too.
  • [...] Morris, on Mar 11, 2012, 7:00 amIslamic Circle of North America (ICNA) announced today a national Shariah education campaign to promote religious freedom and combat Islamophobia.More on the Shariah education campaign at IVN. [...]
  • [...] "education campaign to promote religious freedom and combat Islamophobia." Called "Understanding Shariah," it has its work cut out for [...]
  • Asiya, Washington, DC, March 8, 2012,
    Beyond the vastly ignorant comments others left, I would like to say this article is great! As a revert, it has been difficult finding a solid Muslim community (surprisingly for a large city!), and I've noticed the growth within the surrounding states. It's wonderful that our umma is getting larger and more united al humdilillah.
  • Renee Brewer, USA, March 6, 2012,
    Where is the outrage against Islam since there is no separation between mosque and state? Any person barely educated about the basics of Islam knows it can only recognize Sharia law, period, as Islam is a theocratic kingdom on earth, not mere religion, a backward 7th century barbaric political system commanded to conquer the earth and submit it under Islamic law. Therefore, every leader permitting Islam in our country is in fact not an American but traitor to our constitution, enabling the coming of political Islam to overrun our country. SHAME ON THEM ALL! REPENT AMERICA as THIS IS YOUR FUTURE!
  • Mohannad Saymeh, Baton Rouge, March 5, 2012,
    Hello. I am a Muslim political activist. I have friends within the Tea Party and many of them are protesting shariah. I ask that you reject shariah because forcing our way of life is not helping my situation. But I am rather confused..What type of shariah are you implementing? Is this basic things like polygamy or more of the controversial things like the hijab? Please email your answer. Thank You.
  • Randall Yip (@AsAmNews), March 5, 2012,
    ICNA: For some, #sharia equals Islamphobia. #Muslim Americans launch campaign to clear up misconceptions. #Islam http://t.co/GCEL0gGN
  • mosques are thriving in America http://t.co/jFuDA8NJ
  • Study finds significant growth in number of mosques and mosque participants. http://t.co/Ey0UYHZX
  • Mosques thriving in America: http://t.co/34826ds9
  • John Bates, California, March 3, 2012,
    I also have no issues with any religion as long as they don't lie about who and what they are. The Muslims that I know are kind and loving prople. Islamists are not the same. Many are quite radical.They strictly follow the Quoran. I have read the Quoran and I find its message quite alarming. I think that Islamists have invented the word "Islamophobe" to distract others from the issues that need to be brought to light. I hear no one demanding that the honor killings stop. I hear no one demanding that the mistreatment of women stop. I hear no one demanding that the killing of Christians stop. All I hear is the voice of the Islamists telling me that the overt inciteful things I see going on in Europe are not really happening and that I am an "Islamophobe" for bringing these events to the attention of others. Please do your own research to see what is happening around the world.
  • David, TN, March 3, 2012,
    I really don't want them(muslims) here. There is no such thing as an American mosque. Your faith is in killing those that don't agree with your faith. Go away!
  • Woody Pfister, St. Louis, March 3, 2012,
    Ensuring religous or foreign laws are not used by civil courts in the U.S. is not a violation of religous freedoms.
  • (@icna) (@icna), March 3, 2012,
    Sharia Law Campaign Begins As Muslim Group Fights Bans http://t.co/aM4wgTjs (via @HuffPostRelig)
  • justice one (@justiceonly), March 3, 2012,
    The walls of the garrison are being overrun http://t.co/BhDcMwij
  • (@icna) (@icna), March 2, 2012,
    AP: Number of mosques nearly doubles in decade http://t.co/nxtnx6gQ
  • [...] in media and throughout the blogosphere. But The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a group that works to “establish connections between Islam and the public,” has launched a new pro-Shariah campaign [...]
  • NoIslam, Whereever, March 2, 2012,
    Ban all Shariah from the entire world. These sick SOB's don't deserve to live where ever freedom reigns.
  • [...] is a new campaign by the Islamic Circle of North America to explain Shariah law, and why people shouldn’t get [...]
  • John Rowlette, Jr., Hoquiam, WA 98550, March 2, 2012,
    I am a deist. As such, I am tolerant of all faiths, as a general rule. I never have, nor ever will have, had any concerns over Sharia or Islam. The post 9/11 era media has been dominated by Judeo-Chirianity and Islamophobia. That is hard to be patient with, but I try to be, as I demonstrate the hypocrisy and the ignorance. Any time you worship God, you are attempting to draw closer to God, and create or maintain a personal relationship with God. While I do not see God as personal, I can see no harm in anyone's attempt to draw closer to God, if they feel that it helps them. I am fine with anyone, really - atheist, deist, agnostic, Wiccan, humanist, Islamic, Christian, Hebrew, Buddhist, whatever - as a deist, it makes no difference from my perspective; it is all simply worshipping that which is the Creator. I am very passive when it comes to this subject, in that I do not have any desire nor "commandments" to convert anyone else or interfere with their beliefs, and I am curious about others' faiths, not afraid of them. Frankly, it's the differences in life that make life interesting - different cultures, different religions, different languages and music, different foods, etc. Oh, how I do wish that others would try my approach...
  • Keith, Colorado, March 2, 2012,
    However Sharia is interpreted, it is undoubtedly a religious institution. And by that definition alone, it has no part to play in the U.S. government. Recent laws forbidding Shariah therefore have no practical benefit whatsoever: government promotion of Shariah law is already forbidden by the 1st Amendment, just as government promotion of Christian beliefs is forbidden. The effect of these laws, then, are purely inflammatory, and encourage religious hatred and demagoguery.
  • [...] in media and throughout the blogosphere. But The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a group that works to “establish connections between Islam and the public,” has launched a new pro-Shariah [...]
  • Chris, California, March 2, 2012,
    Before there can be an honest discussion of Sharia Law, readers should consult the most complete concise sourcebook for Sharia Law -- ‘Umdat al-Salik, or Reliance of the Traveler, compiled by Ahmad ibn Niqib al-Misri (d. 1368). This “classic manual of Islamic Sacred Law” was translated into English by Nuh Ha Mim Keller in 1991. The 1,200 page volume has been certified by Al-Azhar University (Egypt) and the International Institute of Islamic Thought (USA). While the volume represents the Shafi’i School of jurisprudence, it is identical with 75 percent of the other three Sunni Schools of Islamic law. Most of this manual can be accessed on-line at: http://www.shafiifiqh.com/maktabah/relianceoftraveller.pdf . In particular, read sections a1.4 about good and evil, sections m10.12 and m5.0 about wives' obligations, and sections o9.1 to o9.9 about Jihad against non-Muslims.
  • (@MFSDetroit) (@MFSDetroit), March 2, 2012,
    A recent comprehensive study on American Mosques "The American Mosque: A Thriving Institution" @icna http://t.co/yQz3mOxd
  • "Muslim campaign looks to repair Sharia’s reputation" http://t.co/cUqPcSqd
  • Alan, Indonesia, March 2, 2012,
    You are a bunch of hypocrites! No they are not those fat animals from the Nile river, they are hippos. Defending religious freedom only for Moslems? What about the religious freedom of Christian minorities in places like Indonesia, Pakistan,Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Iran etc.?
  • [...] Woodsmall has questioned Griggs’ ties to the Islamic Circle of North America, a group that he says is a front for radical Islamic groups overseas. Also Read: An Interview with Imam Khalid Griggs [...]
  • (@icna) (@icna), February 29, 2012,
    The American Mosque: A Thriving Institution http://t.co/M1Atttss
  • [...] and give back.” Article replicated from an article in the ICNA February 2012 Newsletter, http://www.icna.org/first-american-muslim-mobile-clinic-in-us-begins-services/#more-9854  Share this:TwitterFacebookPrintEmailRedditStumbleUponDiggLinkedInLike this:LikeBe the first to [...]
  • Nura Rashid, Victoria, Australia, February 22, 2012,
    Alhamdulillah! This is very inspirational news. We will post this article in our humble blog to showcase your efforts to our readers on this side of the world. May Allah bless your organisation and give it strength to withstand any unfair criticisms.
  • MFS/ICNA Relief (@MFSDetroit), February 22, 2012,
    @icna First #AmericanMuslim Mobile Clinic http://t.co/Jbo3lp3s
  • (@ICNARelief) (@ICNARelief), February 21, 2012,
    1st American Muslim Mobile Clinic Begins Services http://t.co/XNyolfQM
  • Binish, Irving Tx, February 16, 2012,
    Salam, I would like to place an order for Noor magazine in English . Please let me know how I can do it,
  • [...] ICNA was the first organization to establish a fund for the victims of 9/11, and provided services in identifying these victims and helping their families cope with their loss. ICNA also provided legal and financial assistance to 9/11 detainees and their families, who were unfairly arrested and detained in the months after the attacks and suffered greatly in the name of “national security.” See “There Is No Anser Mehmood Here“ [...]
  • syed, India, February 12, 2012,
    Asalamualaikum my sincere brothers n sisters in islam....may Allah(s.w.t)give our beloved Shaheed anwar al-awlaki Rahimahullah Highest level in Jannah.. .Ameen....It doesent make any difference with this baseless Icna article,with no evidence... I living in India see d fan following of sheikh.. Especially d youth.. Yes, we were saddened for his death, but alhamdullilah we were happy for his martyrdom n did salathul Janaza.. Alhamdullilah,we do hav his dozens of lectures... May allah strengthen our Scholars n put d fear of Allah alone n remove d fear of "Insaan"... Our Lands r one.our Ummah is one,our Quran is one n our Creator iS one ALLAH(swt)...The Victory(KHILAFAH) is very soon..Inshallah..Bidhnillah...
  • (@icna) (@icna), February 11, 2012,
    ICNA Relief Disaster Response Team in Alabama http://t.co/WZAIvTDn
  • HarvardDr (@HarvardDr), February 11, 2012,
    “@icna: First American Muslim Mobile Clinic Begins Services http://t.co/eg4rXHCG” حتي في امريكا الإسلاميون عاملين عيادات مجانية وزيت و سكر.
  • (@icna) (@icna), February 11, 2012,
    First American Muslim Mobile Clinic Begins Services http://t.co/jOLOA4ww
  • Dude, nyc, February 11, 2012,
    As long as we hold on to the Quran and Sunnah of Mohammed SAW, we will never go astray. This type of behavior is is expected. These are some signs before the Day of Judgement. --- The disappearance of knowledge and the appearance of ignorance (Bukhari, Muslim, Ibn Majah, & Ahmad) --- --- The nations of the earth will gather against the Muslims like hungry people going to sit down to a table full of food. This will occur when the Muslims are large in number, but "like the foam of the sea". --- Please go to this site my brothers and sisters: http://etori.tripod.com/dajjalsystem/judgement.html
  • Ishrat Jahan, Canada, February 10, 2012,
    Alhamdulillah! I am so glad to hear the news. Made me cry!!
  • Gulam Rasul, new york, February 9, 2012,
    All it proves is that we have a long ways to go, as human beings, to understand and accept each other regardless of our cultures and faiths. We are one human race, and yet so much divided over our differences due to nothing but our own 'selfish reasons'...Yes, i said it right 'selfish reasons'...if u really look at them closely!!
  • Chaimaa Fekkak (@ChAiMiZzle88), February 9, 2012,
    thoughts? http://t.co/fsLbx066
  • Don G. Dinsdale, United States, February 9, 2012,
    On the surface putting up a billboard like this seem harmless enough, but past experiences (over 200 yrs) have proven beyond a resemble dough that Muslim will twist the truth to meet their goals, I just don't trust them as a whole, I have meet some individuals that have been quite nice...
  • Syd, nyc, February 8, 2012,
    Let them watch it. Its there right to be brainwashed.
  • Syd, nyc, February 8, 2012,
    You know why Muslims have that feeling of peace inside of them. Because they know there will be a day of Judgement. And any person who believes in a day of Judgement, does not commit an injustice to his fellow man.
  • Mick, Vallejo, CA, February 8, 2012,
    Honestly, I am not surprised that millionaire and billionaire Muslims would support Romney and Gingrich. We do not have enough consciousness and caring for the poor.
  • Azher Quader, Chicago, February 8, 2012,
    This is a good initiative.We applaud your efforts. The problems in health care are too many and every little bit will help. Clearly your challenge will be to obtain volunteer support for ongoing operations. You may need to provide some financial incentives to make the business model work. You will also have to provide services more often than just weekly. Sickness does not wait for the weekends to be taken care of. The CCN model is an attempt to bypass these issues. www.ccnchicago.com Azher Quader Executive Director
  • Sameer Sakallah, Northern Virginia, February 8, 2012,
    Assalamu alaykom Great work, JAK. I was wondering if you could tell me the facility that outfitted this van for you. I have a similar project to serve the underserved Muslim communities in so