Archive for September, 2012

AIC represented at the 67th United Nations General Assembly

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2012 – Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director of the American Islamic Congress (AIC) will represent her organization at the 67th United Nations General Assembly in New York City, […]

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Project Nur September 2012 Newsletter

09/26/2012 | Newsletters | Project Nur

IN THIS ISSUE: Project Nur National Conference, Back to School, Dream Deferred essay contest winners, ‘Arab Spring Dreams’ To read the entire issue, click here.

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Capitol Hill Briefing: Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom of Religion in the Islamic World and Western Democracies: A Clash of Civilizations?

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2012 — CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom of Religion in the Islamic World and Western Democracies: A Clash of Civilizations? Where: 2226 Rayburn House Office Building […]

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ARMENIAN WEEKLY: AIC joins organizations demanding UN act on Sudan relief

09/26/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 – AIC joined the Armenian National Committee of American (ACNA) along with 120 other human rights, faith-based, public interest, and ethnic organizations in calling for decisive […]

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THE NEW REPUBLIC: Anti-Muslim subway ads enjoy the freedom to offend

09/26/2012 | News | Zainab Al-Suwaij

NEW YORK, September 26, 2012 – A controversial ad campaign funded by conservative blogger Pamela Geller that many see as offensive to Muslims, has prompted some New Yorkers to reject […]

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AIC calls on Congress to pass Senate bill 1245

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2012 — The American Islamic Congress (AIC) is leading a multi-faith coaltion of scholars, human rights organizations and religious organizations to call on Congress to pass Senate […]

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AIC September 2012 Newsletter

09/24/2012 | Newsletters

IN THIS ISSUE: AIC responds to embassy attacks, annual Project Nur conference, celebration in Boston. Click here to read the newsletter.

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Project Nur hosts 6th Annual Student Leadership Conference

09/24/2012 | Press Releases | Project Nur

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2012 – Project Nur, the student-led initiative of the American Islamic Congress (AIC), hosted its 6th Annual Student Leadership Conference this past weekend in the nation’s capital. […]

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OP-ED: Moderate Muslims must stand up for their values

09/24/2012 | News | Zainab Al-Suwaij

Today I am an angry Arab Muslim woman — outraged, as a person of conscience, over the attacks on American embassies and the murder of a talented diplomat who represented […]

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AIC calls on Congress to pass Bill 1245

WASHINGTON, Sep. 24, 2012 – AIC has joined a group of scholars and human rights organizations in calling for Congress to pass Senate Bill 1245, which would create a Special […]

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