Senate Holds 1st Hearing in Decade to Discuss “Ending Racial Profiling in America”

This Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights held a hearing on “Ending Racial Profiling in America.”   Witnesses included members of Congress, law enforcement officials, and civil liberties activists. The hearing, led by Chairman of the Subcommittee,...

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Dearborn: Muslims and Members of Other Faiths Successfully Counter Anti-Muslim Conference

By Kari Huus, msnbc.com In Dearborn Mich., a Detroit suburb known for its concentration of Muslim Americans, anti-Islam leaders from around the country are gathering to discuss how to rescue women from that faith. The “Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference on Honor Killings” on Sunday is named for a local Muslim woman...

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Ice Princess Zahra Lari – An Example for Women of Faith

By Ashley McGuire She’s been called the “Ice Princess in the Hijab.” And, I think she rocks. Zahra Lari is a 17-year-old Olympic figure-skating hopeful from the United Arab Emirates. And you can’t miss her because she wears a black hijab instead of sparkly hair clips and nylon pants instead of the characteristic shiny...

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Production tells story of a Muslim woman’s journey

COLD SPRING — A unique, touring production that attempts to dispel stereotypes of Muslims in America made a stop at the Cold Spring branch of the Great River Regional Library Tuesday night. About 40 audience members were treated to a performance of “Hijab Tube,” a production of Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre. The...

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Holocaust survivor finds haven as Muslim in Israel

UMM EL-FAHM, Israel — For more than five decades, Leila Jabarin hid her secret from her Muslim children and grandchildren — that she was a Jewish Holocaust survivor born in Auschwitz concentration camp. Although her family knew she was a Jewish convert, none of them knew of her brutal past. It was only in the past week...

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American Team Don Hijab to Support Captain

HOLLYWOOD – Cheering up their Muslim teammate, a Floridian high school football team decided to don hijab before their season finale game to show solidarity with their Muslim captain who has been taunted repeatedly over her religious outfit. “Everybody looked at us weird,” West Broward senior Marilyn Solorzano...

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In Norway’s Tragedy and a Nation’s Response Lies a Lesson For Us All

International media has been gripped by the trial of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik. A self-declared ‘Knights Templar Crusader’ who believed he was acting in ‘defense’ of Norway by killing a future generation of aspiring Leftist leaders he accused of abetting the ‘Islamization’...

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Contact Congress Today: Oppose Indefinite Detention, Protect Constitutional Right to Due Process

Since 2006, ISNA has worked with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) to end torture and indefinite detention.  We ask you to join us and call Congress today to support pending legislation which will put an end to indefinite detention. At the end of last year, the National Defense Authorization Act for...

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