Posts Tagged “Council on American–Islamic Relations”

Racists target Wheaton, Illinois mosque

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Racists target Wheaton, Illinois mosque

Racists set up phony website to defame and libel Muslims in Wheaton. Fake site purports to be website of Wheaton Mosque and is intended to promote hate and Islamophobia The Islamic Center of Wheaton (ICW) is under cyber-attack by an unknown group. A website bearing the same name of ICW is on the web and it contains…

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National Muslim groups challenge 1915 Armenian massacre

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National Muslim groups challenge 1915 Armenian massacre

Armenians across the world have been joined by organizations commemorating the 100th anniversary of the massacre of more than 1 million Armenians, mostly Christian, by the Ottoman Turkish empire at the beginning of World War I. But the commemoration has caused some consternation among Muslims. The US Council of Muslim Organizations based in Washington D.C., issued…

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Press Release: MAS Saddened, Concerned by Chapel Hill Murders

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Press Release: MAS Saddened, Concerned by Chapel Hill Murders

Washington, D.C., February 11, 2015: The Muslim American Society is shocked over the execution style murder of three American Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina last night, and calls on local and federal authorities to look into the incident as a possible hate crime. The Students, Deah Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21…

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Minnesota Settlement clears way for Muslim prayer center

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Minnesota Settlement clears way for Muslim prayer center

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today welcomed a federal agreement over the rejection of the planned Abu Huraira Islamic Center in St. Anthony Village, Minn. CAIR: St. Anthony Islamic Center Squabble Ends in Settlement “This settlement sends a clear message that there are consequences to denying people their constitutionally-protected rights,”…

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Holy Christian Ecumenical Foundation forges coalition to Help Holy Land Christians

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Holy Christian Ecumenical Foundation forges coalition to Help Holy Land Christians

Holy Christian Ecumenical Foundation forges coalition to Help Holy Land Christians  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/23/14) – A group of American Muslim and Christian organizations today announced the formation of an interfaith coalition to protect Christians and other religious minorities in Arab countries and to promote peaceful coexistence. Leaders of major Muslim and Christian organizations, religious leaders…

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New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes

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New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes

New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes By Ray Hanania In 1991, MGM in Hollywood produced a film that it called “Not Without My Daughter.” The movie is about an American woman who marries an Iranian man in the United States and, after having a young daughter, the husband convinces the wife to visit…

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