Archive for the ‘Domestic news’

AIC Extends Sympathy to the Victims of the Orlando Shooting, their Families, and the LGBT community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: American Islamic Congress 1718 M Street NW, #243 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 457-5890 www.aicongress.org “AIC Extends Sympathy to the Victims of the Orlando Shooting, their Families, […]

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AIC Extends Sympathy to the People of Belgium and Condemns Terrorist Attacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: American Islamic Congress 1718 M Street NW, #243 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 457-5890 www.aicongress.org   “AIC Extends Sympathy to the People of Belgium and Condemns Terrorist […]

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AIC Statement on the Tragedies in Paris and San Bernardino

December 3, 2015 “The American Islamic Congress condemns, in the strongest terms, the heinous acts of violence that took place in Paris on the evening of November 13, and on […]

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AIC supported Samantha Elauf’s petition before the Supreme Court

06/4/2015 | Domestic news

The American Islamic Congress was 1 of 15 civil and religious organizations that supported Samantha Elauf’s petition in a brief for the Supreme Court. In 2008, Ms. Elauf interviewed with […]

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AIC’s Executive Director speaks on PBS News Hour

02/19/2015 | Domestic news | News

AIC’s Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke to PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff about countering violent extremism and AIC’s program, Project Nur and their campaign “Voices Against Radicalism.” Click below to […]

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AIC Condemns Paris Shooting at Charlie Hebdo

01/7/2015 | Domestic news

American Islamic Congress strongly condemns the attack on police officers and employees at the headquarters of magazine “Charlie Hebdo” in Paris, France. AIC unequivocally denounces terrorism and makes no excuses for radical […]

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AIC Condemns ISIL’s Murder of James Foley

08/21/2014 | AIC D.C. Center | Blog | Domestic news | Iraq

  American Islamic Congress strongly condemns the brutal beheading of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). As Muslim Americans, we […]

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Terrorism suspect challenges warrantless surveillance

01/30/2014 | Domestic news

A Colorado man facing terrorism charges became the first criminal defendant to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program. Jamshid Muhtorov, a refugee from Uzbekistan, filed […]

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Petraeus: Snowden did most damage of any ‘turncoat’

01/29/2014 | Domestic news

Retired four-star Gen. David Petraeus said Tuesday that Edward Snowden has done colossal damage in leaking highly classified U.S. documents. He made the comments in a discussion at The Institute […]

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Congress secretly approves U.S. weapons flow to ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels

01/28/2014 | Domestic news

(Reuters) – Light arms supplied by the United States are flowing to “moderate” Syrian rebel factions in the south of the country and U.S. funding for months of further deliveries […]

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