American Trapped and Destroyed by FBI

Two weeks into his detention, Naji’s jailers escorted him from his cell into a clean, bright room, where at last he saw a familiar face, a fellow American. It was an FBI agent he’d met with in the past. The agent told Naji that he could end his nightmare. “Help me help you,” he said.

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May 8, 2014

Queens Street Named after Salman Hamdani

More than a decade after the tragic events of 9/11 an unsung American Muslim hero was finally honored after the Queen’s Borough in New York decided to name a street after him.

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May 1, 2014

Afeefa Syeed recognized for Outstanding Work by USAID

Afeefa Syeed

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April 24, 2014

No NSA Reform Can Fix the American Islamophobic Surveillance Complex

Better oversight of the sprawling American national security apparatus may finally be coming:

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April 10, 2014

Reduce Employee Discrimination For All Americans

“He came to America because he believed in America … Now the jury has restored his faith.”

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April 3, 2014

US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) Launched

Press Release (l-r) Mahdi Bray, USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal , Warith Deen Mohammad Jr. of the organization The Mosque Cares. WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/12/14) — Ten major national American Muslim organizations held a news conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations […]

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March 27, 2014

Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

By blatantly concealing what Feinstein condemned as “the horrible details of a CIA program that never, never, never should have existed,” the spy agency now acts as a power unto itself, and the agency’s outrages have finally aroused the senator’s umbrage.

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March 13, 2014

Protect Free Speech in Universities:

By Lisa Kosowski and Dima Khalidi Immediate Action Needed: Stop Passage of Bill in IL State Legislature to Defund Public Universities because of Faculty Political Speech IL State Senator Ira Silverstein has introduced a bill – SB 3017 – that would prohibit public universities and colleges from using any state funds on groups that have […]

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March 6, 2014

NC Upholds Fake Convictions

On February 11, 2014, a federal appeals court upheld the convictions of three young Muslim men from North Carolina: Omar Hassan, Hysen Sherifi and Ziyad Yaghi…

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February 27, 2014

Akbar Ahmed Wins Literary Award

Noted scholar Dr. Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was awarded the prestigious German Peace Prize at the Karachi Literature Festival.

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February 27, 2014

Charity’s Pleasure of Participation

By Kari Ansari It’s happened to all of us. You’re stuck waiting at a light in the left lane and a bedraggled woman standing on the median looks you right in the eyes with a worn cardboard sign that reads, “HOMELESS. PLEASE HELP”. Many of us quickly grab a few dollars and hold them out […]

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February 13, 2014

Ahmed Balogun Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

Ahmed Balogun was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2014 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

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February 13, 2014

Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

NewGround: The Story of A Great Success

The mission of NewGround was to bring Muslim and Jewish Angelenos together to form personal relationships that lead to understanding of the other.

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January 30, 2014

Statement by Secretary John Kerry on the Departure of Special Representative Farah Pandith

Statement by John Kerry Farah always places people above politics, and she has performed groundbreaking work since her appointment in June 2009 as the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities by my predecessor, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Farah’s legacy is an extraordinary record of thoughtfulness, balance, and sheer guts and determination. Anyone who’s […]

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January 27, 2014

The Trouble With Chris Christie

Christie is the caricature of a Third World despot…

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January 16, 2014

U.S. Senators Push To Admit More Syrian Refugees

Democratic and Republican U.S. senators called on Tuesday for the country to take in more of the millions of people forced from their homes during Syria’s nearly three-year civil war.

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January 9, 2014

Bradford Synagogue Saved by city’s Muslims

Faced with closure a year ago, today Bradford’s synagogue’s future is bright, a model of cross-cultural co-operation Zulfi Karim, secretary of Bradford Council of Mosques, and Rabi Rudi Leavor inside Bradford Synagogue. Photograph: Gary Calton It was around this time last year that the trustees of Bradford’s final remaining synagogue faced a tough choice. The […]

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December 26, 2013

FBI Stalling Todashev Murder Investigations

“To us as family members we have no clue who killed him, who was there, how many… no details… nothing,” Reniya Todashev told TMO.

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December 19, 2013

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