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International Youth Day #IYD2014 Instagram Selfie Contest! | August 12, 2014 is International Youth Day. During this time, the world…

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AIC Condemns Cowardly Acts by Radicals in Australia and Pakistan

aic | December 16, 2014

AIC is saddened by the news of the taking of hostages by an ISIL-supporter in Sydney, Australia on December 15, 2014 and today's terrible news of the murder of over 120 people--most of whom were children--in Peshawar, Pakistan by the Taliban. AIC condemns in the strongest terms these cowardly, vicious acts committed by radicals. In this holiday season, we hope… Read More

“Be the Eye” Training for Election Monitoring in Tunisia

aic | December 04, 2014

On November 21-22 at the Public Library in Gabes, the American Islamic Congress, in partnership with MEPI Alumni Local Chapter Tunisia, Will and Citizenship Organization and the Ambassadors’ Institute for Citizenship association, held training sessions for "Be the Eye," an initiative that aims to train civil society activists in election monitoring. These individuals are able to conduct election observation missions thereby enhancing the transparency and credibility of observed… Read More

Thoughts on “ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy” Event

aic | December 02, 2014

Credit: Bob Grahm Center for Public Service at the University of Florida by Daniel Patrick Shaffer I recently attended an academic panel hosted by the newly founded Center for Global Islamic Studies at the University of Florida. The talk was titled “ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy: A Public Conversation.” The goal of the panel was to use the… Read More

The Continuous Problem of Perpetuating Stereotypes

aic | November 05, 2014

Credit: Buzzfeed and Twitter by Zara Marvi Every year people get excited for the opportunity to dress up in costume for Halloween. Many people get the chance to show off their creativity and produce amazing costumes. Those that are not creatively inclined will opt to venture to their local party store to pick up a costume. Last week, Halloween fell… Read More