Statements

Statement: The Modi Question, Democracy and Dissent in India

Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 28, 2023 — The Modi government’s blocking of BBC’s new documentary on the 2002 Anti-Muslim Gujarat Riots is another move in an increasingly troublesome pattern of stifling of dissent in India. The documentary, “India: The Modi Question,” revealed the previously undisclosed findings of a…

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antisemitism
freedom of speech
harvard
human rights
israel
kenneth roth
professor

Statement: Harvard Fellow Kenneth Roth, Criticism of Israel, and Academia

On January 20, 2023 By MPAC
Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 20, 2023 — Freedom of expression is one of the founding principles of our nation, without which we cannot grow and improve as a society. One of the most important institutions in which this principle is expressed is the university. Over the last two…
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black history month
bloody sunday
democracy
martin luther king
martin luther king jr
mlk
muslim
racism
voter supression

Dr. King’s Legacy of Faith in Action

On February 1, 2023 By MPAC
By: Isra Qadri and Qudsia Saeed | MPAC Policy Interns Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. unequivocally transformed American society through his lifelong commitment to social justice and equality. Dr. King cautioned us about the injustices that continue to plague our society in the 21st century — from voter disenfranchisement to…
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islam
islamophobia
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sweden

Statement: The Burning of the Quran, Free Speech, and Double Standards in Public Discourse

On January 27, 2023 By MPAC
Washington, D.C. | www.mpac.org | January 27, 2023 — The recent burning of the Quran in Sweden has brought into the mainstream questions around freedom of expression, the continued rise of right-wing ideologies across the globe, and double standards in public discourse.  Freedom of speech, enshrined in the First Amendment…
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african ban
andre carson
ilhan omar
islamophobia
judy chu
muslim
muslim ban
no ban act
no muslim ban
no muslim ban ever
rashida tlaib
xenophobia

Press Release: 6th Anniversary of Muslim Ban

On January 26, 2023 By MPAC
On 6th Anniversary of Muslim & African Bans Civil Rights Orgs Call on President Biden to Reunite Harmed Families Leading civil rights and immigrant justice organizations deliver letter and petition to President Biden urging him to provide immediate relief to thousands still harmed by the Bans WASHINGTON, DC…
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Afghanistan
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islam
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Muslim Representation
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taliban
women's rights

Statement: Not In Our Name- The Taliban and Women’s Education

On January 4, 2023 By MPAC
In August 2021, American troops withdrew from Afghanistan and the Taliban took over control of the country. Despite their initial claims to the contrary, their rule has been a complete reversion to fundamentalism. Most recently, this manifested in a declaration prohibiting girls and women from access to education. Sadly, this…
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