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Muslim Charity to Distribute 20,000 Pounds of Meat and 2,000 Backpacks & School Supplies 

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Muslim Charity to Distribute 20,000 Pounds of Meat and 2,000 Backpacks & School Supplies 

Muslim Charity to Distribute 20,000 Pounds of Meat and 2,000 Backpacks & School Supplies  ICNA Relief Chicago (icnarelief.org), the local chapter of the national nonprofit, has, so far, distributed over 200,000 pounds of food, serving over 25,000 individuals in need within the Chicagoland area in 2021. On July 31 and August 7, the organization will…

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TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

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TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden Administration’s extending the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) designation for Yemeni nationals residing in the United States. However, we believe Yemen is owed more than the band aid provided to a very small number of Yemenis. Yemen have been torn…

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Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law

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Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law

Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law Adalah: The Law is illegitimate and violates the absolute prohibitions of international law Today, 8 July 2021, the Israeli Supreme Court in a 10 to 1 decision, upheld the 2018 Jewish Nation-State Basic Law, which enshrines Jewish supremacy and racial segregation as foundational principles…

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AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

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AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20) The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and the global community in recognizing World Refugee Day which is observed June 20 of every year. This day has been set aside by the United Nations in order to raise awareness and build support and…

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session Consistent with AHRC’s continued engagement efforts with law enforcement, on June 10, 2021, AHRC organized another successful round of discussion in partnership with the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ).  From the government side participants included: Philip Menna Captain, MSP Tri-County, and F/Lt. Jennifer Johnson, MSP Metro South Post…

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Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

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Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania Salem Furrha, whose west coast family has become one of the most popular social media entertainers on Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, said the secret to going viral is to stand out, be funny and be creative, during an appearance this week on…

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Zim San Diego Delays Docking For Seven Days In Attempt To Wait Out Palestinian Activists Calling For BDS

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Zim San Diego Delays Docking For Seven Days In Attempt To Wait Out Palestinian Activists Calling For BDS

Zim San Diego Delays Docking For Seven Days In Attempt To Wait Out Palestinian Activists Calling For BDS With spreading news of planned protests against the Israeli shipping company, Zim San Diego remains in Elliott Bay, afraid of the protesters that will greet it upon arrival. (See update and correction below) Falastiniyat and endorsing organizations…

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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media The ADC-Research Institute (ADC-RI) is proud to announce the formation of the Media Research Project. The primary objective of the project is to research, track and document anti-Arab and Islamophobic bias in the media, public discourse, and from public officials. This tracking project will…

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Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them”

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Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them”

Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them” Carmac is a small, homogenous town in the French mountains where everyone knows each other…and their business. But when a new family arrives—Bakary and Sylvia Langlois and their three children—Anna and Constant Guillot sense that something is about to change. Compared to the rest of Carmac,…

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) On Monday May 24, 2021, California Speaker Rendon announced his appointment of former 50th Congressional candidate, Ammar Campa-Najjar, to the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board — as part of Dr. Weber’s 2016 AB953. According to national political commentators, in 2018 Ammar…

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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice No doubt that the recent and ongoing Israeli violence against innocent and unarmed Palestinian civilians shocked the conscience of all peace-loving people not only in Dearborn but across the nation and around the world.   The Israeli efforts to impose a misleading narrative regarding its occupation and its…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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