WASHINGTON – Scott Simpson, public advocacy director for Muslim Advocates, issued the following statement on news reports that Department of…Read More
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.
This week, Muslim Advocates sent letters to the Maricopa County attorney’s office and the Mesa police chief urging them to drop their support for tomorrow’s law enforcement training from known conspiracy theorist and anti-Muslim activist John Guandolo.
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