Washington, DC – Today, Muslim Advocates issued a travel advisory for American Muslims returning to the United States from Hajj.…Read More
Know your rights when returning from Mecca. Every year, thousands of Americans travel to Mecca for Hajj. But the…Read More
I Listened to the President Stand Up for Our Shared American Values by Jawad Khaki Last night, I had a…Read More
We urge the Obama administration to lead by setting a uniform, national standard against profiling in all its forms.
While it may appear the case involves a very specific question about beard length in one state prison system, at issue is the Court’s interpretation of a major federal statute—the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).
Attia Gray is a powerful example of the importance of standing up for one’s rights, no matter the obstacles we may face, either in local communities or in federal policy.
The Muslim Advocates team attended ISNA to raise awareness on key civil rights issues and learn about pressing issues facing the American Muslim community.
How are we as Americans supposed to have faith in our law enforcement when those who teach them causally throw in racial and religious slurs in their training materials and use gross stereotypes to “explain” who American Muslims really are?
Michael Brown’s death underscores the ways in which African-Americans – in particular young, African American men – continue to be subjected to racial profiling by law enforcement. Sadly, we know it doesn’t end there.
Muslim Advocates stands with a broad coalition of 75 groups against the ongoing problem of anti-Muslim training materials and practices used by agencies throughout the federal government.
In 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder pledged to review and revise the U.S. Department of Justice’s guidance on racial profiling. Muslim Advocates provides this resource page to summarize the history of this issue and why the changes are needed urgently.
I joined as a plaintiff on Hassan et al. vs. City of New York, which was filed by Muslim Advocates and later joined by the Center for Constitutional Rights, because I had to take a stand against the New York Police Department and its program to spy on New Jersey’s Muslim community — not because of any wrongdoing, but simply because of our faith.
Today a new group of plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York, challenging the NYPD’s Muslim surveillance program. The ACLU, NYCLU and…Read More
Executive Director Farhana Khera described Muslim Advocates’ new report, Unreasonable Intrusions, as a guest blogger in the April 23 edition of…Read More