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Draconian measures taken against France’s Muslims

Draconian measures taken against France’s Muslims

Over 60 scholars, imams, NGOs and Muslim community leaders have signed a statement in defense of our noble Prophet (pbuh) and in solidarity with French Muslims. We, the undersigned, condemn the recurrent insults towards the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be...

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ICNA calls for respect towards all prophets & religions

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—   NEW YORK, NY (May 25, 2019) – The President of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Javaid Siddiqi called for observance of respect towards all religions, Holy Scriptures and prophets. He also urged better coordination with DC...

Dealing With the Fitan (Tribulations) of Our Times

By Naeem Baig   As we end Ramadan of 2016 we are saddened with the parting of this great month. Muslims throughout the globe are deep in thought and intensified acts of worship as Ramadan culminates and Eid-ul Fitr dawns. But while we are in this state of sadness...

A Joint Muslim Statement on the Carnage in Orlando

A Joint Muslim Statement on the Carnage in Orlando

June 13, 2016. On behalf of the American Muslim community, we, the undersigned, want to extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the barbaric assault that occurred early yesterday morning at Pulse, an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando,...

The Makkah Tragedy

By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan, Sept. 11, 2015   ICNA and all its members would like to extend their condolences to all the families whose near and dear ones were killed after a crane came crashing down at them while they were at the Haram during a major sand storm. We...

Same-Sex Marriage: A Quranic Perspective

Same-Sex Marriage: A Quranic Perspective

In Islam, marriage is the union between man and woman. It is the first human institution established by God, who created Adam and immediately made from him, his spouse, Eve. From this union children were born, and nations, tribes and civilizations emerged. After the...

"Solitary confinement is immoral, ineffective"

"Solitary confinement is immoral, ineffective"

May 16, 2015 • By ADELLE M. BANKS, Religion News Service   WASHINGTON- They’re small spaces — sometimes 7 feet wide, 12 feet long. And they’re where some inmates are held, sometimes for days, sometimes for decades. Religious leaders across the country are...

‘There is a problem with color in our country’

April 30, 2015 | By Azra Haqqie   He did not mince words. Naeem Baig, president of the Islamic Circle of North America, wrote frankly and tersely regarding the Freddie Gray situation in Baltimore: “I hear the words of mothers about their sons saying, “I don’t...

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By Naeem Baig, President of ICNA   “Justice delayed is justice denied” rings true in my mind today as I think about Freddie Gray, his family, and the pain of the people of Baltimore.   It has been more than two weeks and the local police department has...