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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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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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Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force

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Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force

Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force Gun violence is an American national problem. Police usage of unnecessary deadly force is another one. Both kill innocent people. It is a problem that calls for a solution. The recent shootings by police and by citizens are…

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Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry

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Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry

Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry Cooperation to produce research, panel discussions and industry level, government white papers   Riyadh: Arab News — the Middle East’s leading English language daily — is partnering with the Future Investment Initiative Institute to shed light on the future of the regional…

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A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem

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A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem

A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem A Deeply Moving and Relatable Story about a “Normal” Muslim American Family Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s new play development initiative, SCOUT is pleased to present A Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem on Sunday, March 28th at 2pm CST. The free reading follows a…

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Rasoul Hires Campaigns Director for Impact Center PAC To Support Democratic House Races

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Rasoul Hires Campaigns Director for Impact Center PAC To Support Democratic House Races

Rasoul Hires Campaigns Director for Impact Center PAC To Support Democratic House Races Rasoul started the Impact Center PAC in 2016 and has provided free training to over 2,000 activists and candidates Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-11) announced Monday that his campaign for Lieutenant Governor has hired a Campaigns Director for his Impact Center PAC to…

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US Arab Radio expands to include evening broadcasts

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US Arab Radio expands to include evening broadcasts

US Arab Radio expands to include evening broadcasts The US Arab Radio Network, the only weekly live radio talk show program in America that features a wide range of Arab American and Muslim hosts, announced this week it expanded its broadcast programming to include morning and evening shows. Currently the US Arab Radio Network broadcasts…

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Arab News launches special project for the Year of Arabic Calligraphy

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Arab News launches special project for the Year of Arabic Calligraphy

Arab News launches special project for the Year of Arabic Calligraphy The online Deep Dive looks at the ancient craft and modern art of Arabic calligraphy. The multimedia project also marks UN Arabic Language Day on Dec. 18 To round out the Year of Arabic Calligraphy, as declared by the Saudi Ministry of Culture, and to…

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AHRC Observes Human Rights Day

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AHRC Observes Human Rights Day

AHRC Observes Human Rights Day The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) joins the United Nations, countries around the world, and fellow human rights organizations in observing Human Rights Day that falls annually on December 10. In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In 1950, the United Nations…

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AHRC Observes the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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AHRC Observes the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

AHRC Observes the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and the rest of the world community in observing the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The day is observed annually on December 2.   This day was established by the United Nations to…

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Arab American challenges racist anti-Arab Chuck Schumer in 2022 election

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Arab American challenges racist anti-Arab Chuck Schumer in 2022 election

Arab American challenges racist anti-Arab Chuck Schumer in 2022 election Khaled Salem announced he is running against U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, who has been repeatedly denounced as a racist anti-Arab incumbent, in the upcoming 2022 election. Salem also demanded on Monday that foreign governments release all American detainees who are being held in their prisons…

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AHRC Elections Advisory from Imad Hamad

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AHRC Elections Advisory from Imad Hamad

AHRC Elections Advisory from Imad Hamad This year’s electoral turnout has exceeded expectations. Millions have already voted and millions are still expected to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.   While there have been long lines and some problems with mailed in ballots, overall, the process has run remarkably well for a Covid-19 world. AHRC salutes…

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