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  • In Memoriam of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and the Foreign Service officers

    September 14, 2012
    During our nation’s commemoration of the 11th anniversary of 9/11, our country lost four heroes, one of which was U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Stevens was a dedicated servant, who, until his final moments, served his nation with honor and dignity. Stevens’ death has saddened and shocked the nation. President Barack Obama, in a statement on Wednesday, described Stevens as a "courageous and exemplary representative of the United States.”

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  • MPAC Condemns Attacks on U.S. Embassies, Calls for Protection of All U.S. Personnel

    September 12, 2012
    MPAC today strongly condemns the attacks on the U.S. Embassies in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, and we grieve along with the rest of our nation over the deaths of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. These attacks were not just an attack on our embassies but on our nation as a whole.

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  • Tarin Discusses Role of Faith & Political Extremism in Election Season

    August 27, 2012
    On Thursday, Aug. 23, MPAC's Haris Tarin, the Director of the Washington, DC, Office, joined the New America Foundation and a panel of experts to discuss the rise of anti-Muslim rhetoric and domestic terrorism in the lead up to the 2012 national election.

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  • MPAC Condemns Violence Against Shia in Pakistan

    August 17, 2012
    MPAC today condemned the gruesome killings of two dozen Shia Muslims in Pakistan, and called for an end to intrafaith violence and minority persecution in Pakistan.

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  • Experts Discuss Impact of Hate & Safety Tips on MPAC Teleconferences

    August 16, 2012
    Last night and today, MPAC hosted two teleconferences for American Muslims around the country to understand on the real world damage caused by recent hate rhetoric and learn what they can do to safeguard their mosques, schools and communities.

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  • Ft. Hood Shooting Report Concludes FBI Could Have Prevented Attack

    August 15, 2012
    Earlier this month, MPAC attended a Congressional hearing which shared the findings of a report on the shooting at Fort Hood, TX, in 2009. The report concluded that there were several instances in which the FBI neglected key warning signs that could have prevented the attack.

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  • Now is the Time to End America's Culture of Violence

    July 27, 2012
    Without using the incident in Aurora as a political pawn to move legislation, we must continue these debates in a respectful manner while being cognizant of the hurt Aurora citizens are going through. MLK one of the greatest nonviolent leaders of our nation, once said America is “the greatest purveyor of violence” -- it is time for serious introspection to determine the root causes of the violent culture in our society today.

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  • MPAC's Tarin Testifies at US Commission on Civil Right
    Today, the United States Commission on Civil Rights held a timely briefing on Federal Civil Rights Engagement with the Arab and Muslim American Communities Post 9/11. MPAC Director of the Washington DC office Haris Tarin testified at the Commission and stressed the importance of engaging American Muslim communities with law enforcement agencies to build trust and work together on a diverse range of issues.

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