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The Muslim Brotherhood in Canada

The recent report titled The Muslim Brotherhood in North America began as an examination of extremist views spreading in Canada. The Muslim Brotherhood is perhaps the most effective of such organizations in Canada. We require a national level, intelligent discussion in Canada on the role of the Muslim Brotherhood and similar extremist groups. The federal government bears this responsibility. The ... Read More »

Islam in Canada

Most Canadian Muslims are foreign-born, with a growing percentage born in Canada. There are also presumably a small number of converts to Islam, although there is no available statistical data. The majority of Canadian Muslims – like most of Canada’s immigrant population – live in the province of Ontario; most have settled in the Greater Toronto Area. There are also ... Read More »

A celebration of Women’s History Month through Islam faith

The role of women in one of the world’s largest religions is being recognized. The Muslim Association of Greater Rockford hosted the 8th annual Women in Islam celebration today. The event included traditional meals served from a variety of countries throughout the Middle East including Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. Each table at the dinner had a different cultural theme ... Read More »

CAIR-NTX to Partner with Dallas Muslims on Weekend Events Challenging Islamophobia

On Friday May, 30 and Saturday, May 31, the North Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NTX) will partner with a group of young Muslim activists, called Enlightened Generations, to host a panel discussion and a walk to raise awareness about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim discrimination and hate crimes in our society. Read More »

Marvel Comics Introducing a Muslim Girl Superhero

With most superheroes, when you take away the colorful costume, mask and cape, what you find underneath is a white man. But not always. In February, as part of a continuing effort to diversify its offerings, Marvel Comics will begin a series whose lead character, Kamala Khan, is a teenage Muslim girl living in Jersey City. Enlarge This Image Marvel ... Read More »

The Muslim Brotherhood in North America (Canada/USA)

The Canadian government should consider investigating the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood, which has entrenched itself in North America and represents a greater systemic threat than al-Qaeda, according to a newly released report on the group. “The aim of the group in North America is to weaken and destroy the free and open societies within Canada and the U.S.A. from ... Read More »

New York Times Weighs In On Muslim Surveillance Program By NYPD

NEW YORK — The New York Times harshly criticized the NYPD’s Muslim surveillance program in a Sunday editorial, while taking particular aim at Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his full-throated defense of the department amid concerns about violations of civil liberties. Bloomberg, the Times editorial board wrote, “has reacted in the worst possible way — with disdain — to those raising ... Read More »

For Muslims, Narendra Modi will have to offer powerful balancing message, says New York Times editorial

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime minister-designate Narendra Modi has a historic opportunity to shape the country’s future on the basis of an incoming government having the strongest mandate in the last 30 years, claims an editorial in the New York Times. Though the editorial admits that there will be several factors that will keep that past alive and hinder the ... Read More »

Muslims and the N.Y.P.D.

New York City’s police commissioner, William Bratton, made the right decision last month when he said he would disband a unit used by his predecessor, Raymond Kelly, to spy on law-abiding Muslims as they worshiped or patronized businesses in their communities. Beyond proving useless for intelligence purposes, the Demographics Unit undermined the fight against terrorism by alienating Muslims who were ... Read More »