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Aid workers describe chaos at Rohingya border camp

By FATIMA SYED, Staff Reporter, Sept. 23, 2017
 
Standing on the easternmost riverside city of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, in the shadow a Burmese horizon that’s still on fire, Zaid Al-Rawni watched small boats crossing the treacherous waters full of people. They’d go back empty and come back with more people.
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Muslims At The Forefront Of Relief Work

by Aisha Asif, Media Director at ICNA Relief
 
When Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 breaking away the levees and unleashing destruction at a level not seen before, it was then that ICNA Relief stood up for the first time to respond to a disaster. The organization mobilized Islamic centers, mosques, and the Muslim American community to come together to house, feed and help rehabilitate hurricane survivors.
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Religious principles drive Muslim response to disasters

By Zainab Arain, Orlando Sentinel
 
In the past month, the South and Southeastern regions of the United States were besieged by climate-related disasters. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left at least 116 people dead and an estimated $290 billion in damages in their wake.
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U.S. Muslim group passes out food & supplies in Liberty City

LIBERTY CITY (CBSMiami) September 17, 2017 — Neighbors continue helping neighbors all across South Florida. On Sunday, the Islamic Circle of North America’s Disaster Relief Organization passed out food and supplies in Liberty City, at the Masjid Al-Ansar at 5245 N.W. 7th Avenue.
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Muslim festival cuts through the stereotypes

By Jeremy C. Fox and Cristela Guerra GLOBE CORRESPONDENT | GLOBE STAFF SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
 
MALDEN — The percussive rhythms of traditional Syrian music and the smells of shawarma and samosas filled the air Sunday afternoon as thousands gathered for a celebration of Islamic culture intended to build bridges across faiths and erode negative stereotypes of the religion.
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ICNA Relief donates supplies to Liberty City storm victims

 
MIAMI (WSVN) – A Muslim-American organization held a generous giveaway for some South Floridians in need after Hurricane Irma. Islamic Circle of North America Relief distributed thousands of dollars worth of donations to storm victims in Liberty City, Sunday.
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Canadian Muslim NGO Distributes Aid to Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Sept. 19 – The Canada-based Islamic Circle of North America distributed food among hundreds of Muslim Rohingya arriving at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday, September 19.
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Muslim relief worker’s inextricable bond: faith & charity

 
By Ramon Taylor, September 15, 2017
COOPER CITY, FLORIDA — When Hurricane Irma battered the Florida Coast, volunteers of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) arranged shelter.
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USCMO Meet Myanmar, OIC, Turkish Ambassadors

 

Category:Social Justice

USCMO Demands Halt to Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
 
(Washington, D.C., 9/15/17) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations in America, met separately in the last few days with the ambassadors of Myanmar, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and Turkey.
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Burma: Where Were The Muslims?

 

Category:Social Justice

By Imam Khalid Griggs, September 5, 2017
 
Just imagine the year is 2100 CE, long after we are all dead. A school child is studying Muslim history of the last century. He finds extremely disturbing events that took place at the beginning of that century.
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ICNA CSJ hosts protest in front of Burma embassy

 

Category:Social Justice

Washington D.C. (Sept. 11, 2017) – ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) in partnership with Dar al-Hijrah, CAIR, American Muslims for Palestine, Dar al-Noor, ICNA VA Mosque, Muslim Ummah of North America, and Muslim American Society-DC, hosted a protest in front of the Myanmar (formerly Burma) Embassy in D.C. to demand a stop to the ethnic cleansing of its Muslim minorities known as Rohingya.
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