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Arab, Muslim and Jewish Groups: “Gorka Must Go”

March 16, 2017 1:47 PM

Muslim Advocates, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and the Arab American Institute issued a joint statement following reports that established anti-Muslim bigot and top advisor to the Trump Administration Sebastian Gorka has taken a “lifetime oath” to a Nazi-affiliated group in Hungary.

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National civil rights organizations call for investigation into American Muslim teenager’s death

March 10, 2017 8:27 AM

A leading group of advocacy, civil rights, community, and faith-based groups call for an objective investigation into the tragic death of a young African-American Muslim teenager in Lake Stevens.

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Donald Trump just doubled down

Muslim Ban Update – Tuesday, March 14

March 14, 2017 1:17 PM

Barring action from a federal court enjoining the revised executive order, starting this Thursday, March 16, refugees from any countries will generally not be admitted for 120 days. Refugees who already are scheduled to enter the country will be allowed to do so and there is a case-by-case waiver process administered by Secretary of State and Secretary of Homeland Security.

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“Got Rights? Protecting Yourself & Your Family At Home & The Airport”

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Our report exposes the breadth of anti-Muslim hate online with examples from leading social media platforms, provides an overview of existing laws governing hate speech, and offers steps that Internet users can take to respond effectively to hate speech online: namely, reporting and counterspeech. ...Read More

The federal government’s current initiatives to counter violent extremism (CVE) in the United States focus mainly on Muslim communities even though only a small fraction of acts of extremist violence is carried out by Muslims. ...Read More

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