Tag: Nihad Awad

CAIR: New DOJ Position on Religious Profiling a ‘Step in the Right Direction’

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014 |

via CAIR (PRESS RELEASE) on JANUARY 16, 2014:  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/16/14) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today said it is optimistic that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is taking “a step in the right direction” with the announcement that it will expand its definition of profiling to prohibit agents from considering religion […]

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Nihad Awad: Muslims Mark 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Nihad Awad: Muslims Mark 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

[ 0 ] August 22, 2013 |

by NIHAD AWAD for COUNCIL ON AMERICAN ISLAMIC RELATIONS (CAIR) on AUGUST 21, 2013:  In one of his most famous statements, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” On the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, it is time to reflect on Dr. King’s words and examine […]

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CAIR, ICNA, ISNA, Masjid Muhammad, MPAC: Americans Will Remain United in Face of Boston Terror Developments

CAIR, ICNA, ISNA, Masjid Muhammad, MPAC: Americans Will Remain United in Face of Boston Terror Developments

[ 0 ] April 20, 2013 |

PRESS RELEASE by COUNCIL ON AMERICAN ISLAMIC RELATIONS (CAIR) on APRIL 19, 2013: (WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/19/13) — Representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today joined other leaders from the national and Washington-area Muslim community at a news conference in Washington, D.C., to state that Americans will remain united in face of developments in […]

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Brookings Paper: Muslim Charities Face Fundraising Handicaps and “Climate of Fear”

Brookings Paper: Muslim Charities Face Fundraising Handicaps and “Climate of Fear”

[ 0 ] December 7, 2012 |

by DEAN DILLEY and ELIZABETH RYAN for BROOKINGS, NOVEMBER 2012:   (Summary Excerpt from paper: *Developing New Mechanisms to Promote the Charitable Sector) An important national security priority for every country is preventing the diversion of charitable assets for illegal purposes. At the same time, many Muslim charities and charities operating in Muslim-majority countries now confront significant […]

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John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

[ 1 ] December 5, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had […]

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Arab Muslims Celebrate Defeat of Congressional Critics

[ 0 ] November 12, 2012 |

by OMAR SACIRBEY for RELIGION NEWS SERVICE on NOVEMBER 8, 2012:  (RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that Muslim voters, at least in some districts, are a political force to be reckoned with.

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