WASHINGTON, September 26, 2012 – Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director of the American Islamic Congress (AIC) will represent her organization at the 67th United Nations General Assembly in New York City, Sept. 26-28. The General Assembly will set the United Nations agenda for the upcoming year and will focus specifically on rule of law. Al-Suwaij’s attendance…Read More
IN THIS ISSUE: Project Nur National Conference, Back to School, Dream Deferred essay contest winners, ‘Arab Spring Dreams’ To read the entire issue, click here.Read More
Capitol Hill Briefing: Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom of Religion in the Islamic World and Western Democracies: A Clash of Civilizations?
WASHINGTON, September 26, 2012 — CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom of Religion in the Islamic World and Western Democracies: A Clash of Civilizations? Where: 2226 Rayburn House Office Building When: 11:30am – 12:30pm, Friday, 5 October, 2012 Religious freedom and freedom of speech has faced both strong support and heavy criticism following the 9/11/12 consulate…Read More
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 – AIC joined the Armenian National Committee of American (ACNA) along with 120 other human rights, faith-based, public interest, and ethnic organizations in calling for decisive UN action to press Sudan to allow humanitarian access to the Sudanese states of South Kurdofan and Blue Nile, as well as Darfur. Read the…Read More
NEW YORK, September 26, 2012 – A controversial ad campaign funded by conservative blogger Pamela Geller that many see as offensive to Muslims, has prompted some New Yorkers to reject the ads. Stickers reading “RACIST” and “HATE SPEECH” have appeared on some of the ads, which are posted on MTA subway trains and stations. The…Read More