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The U.S.- based Center for Study of Islam and Democracy (C.S.I.D.) recently sent a letter to President Bush, signed by 90 Arab and Egyptian human rights activists, calling on him to intervene in the region to achieve democracy and to maintain pressure towards eliminating dictatorial regimes.
The latest survey prepared by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Americans’ opinions towards Islam reveals a number of interesting statistics, including that 27% of Americans believe that Islam is a religion that supports violence, 54% believe that it is a religion that...
The author writes about two recent attacks on Muslims in the United States. The Islamic Center of South Florida has been attacked in an apparent hate crime, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a report submitted to officials in Florida, urging Islamic centers and...
The Islamic Centre in London, originally Egyptian, has been subject to a Saudi takeover through a policy of funding, staff replacements and intimidation.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has launched an advertising campaign to denounce acts of terrorism in the aftermath of the London suicide bomb blasts.
A ferocious campaign against Islam has recently escalated as US Radio WMAL talk show host Michael Graham described Islam as a “terrorist organization” alleging that Islam is in a state of war with the United States.
The leaders of the Zionist and American-Jewish organizations admitted their worries over the increasing power and activities of Islamic organizations in the US. More important and dangerous now is the admission of such restrictive pro-Israeli organizations of being the ones behind the strong media...
The head of the National Arab Americans Association said that when his association met the US Commission for International Religious Freedom, on its visit to Israel, they criticized the way the committee was formed and the way it works. He criticized the fact that Israel was not mentioned in the...
The article in Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, December 6, was based in a press release of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), an American Muslim group defending the civil rights of Muslims in the USA. CAIR declared its support for a Christian woman who wanted to wear what she believes to be a...
American Islamic organizations are no longer limiting their efforts in defending the rights of Muslim ladies who wish to wear the veil for religious reasons but face lots of difficulties. These organizations have expanded their efforts to defend the right of the Christian ladies to wear "the...
Islam is the fastest growing religion in America and expected to soon command the largest following in the country after Christianity. Many employers are unfamiliar with Islam, which is practiced by 1.2 billion people worldwide, and often don’t know how to handle Muslims’ requests.
In the United States of America, the world’s patron of the rights of religious minorities and initiator of the principle of sanctions against countries with oppressed Christian minorities, the number of incidents of racial discrimination and cases of harassment against Muslims of Arab or non-Arab...
An Egyptian from Port Said became the secretary-general of the Islamic Union in the USA. There are ten million Muslims in the US, attempting to become a pressure group, penetrating all positions.
Many writers, such as Benjamin Barber, have argued that the next century will be a struggle between extreme capitalism and extreme fundamentalism, or as Barber puts it, McWorld versus Jihad, with the overall loser in the struggle, in Barber’s view, being democracy.
A high profile Muslim response to an offensive Internet web site succeeded in having the site removed from one server, only to see it reappear on the web.
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