May 20, 2016
It should not be lost upon us that there are Republicans who have taken a stand against the extremist statements and proposals that those from their own party have made.
April 29, 2016
Blasphemy laws need to be removed, but these laws do not originate in the religion of Islam. They were introduced and continue to be used as tools for authoritarian governance, and are spread among the less educated masses as a means of arousing emotions.
April 15, 2016
The New York Times ran an article last week on the story of Sal Shafi, whose son Adam was arrested by the FBI on charges of supporting a terror group. The article recounts the elder Shafi’s attempts to intervene in his son’s path. Unfortunately, as expected, complications arose when law enforcement became the only option for Sal to help his son.
May 23, 2016
The biggest part of your identity can be the most daunting to overcome, or so I thought when I was growing up. As an American Muslim from a Pakistani background, I have always accepted my faith, but was never confident in speaking on the behalf of it.
May 12, 2016
Last night, we held our 3rd annual “Celebrating Empowering Voices” Gala in Washington, DC, where we celebrated seven remarkable individuals who have empowered our work by increasing our impact and engagement with the administration, federal agencies, Congress and partners in civil society.
May 4, 2016
Aleppo is currently facing some of the worst bombardment in the history of the Syrian Civil War. Hundreds of people have been killed in the last week alone, the result of Russian air strikes and Assad regime barrel bombs, one of which struck a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders. All this in violation of the ceasefire agreement.
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