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Muslim Advocates extends its deepest condolences to the families and community affected by the horrific and deadly shooting at a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Muslim Advocates is deeply troubled by the message that the administration is sending by primarily focusing on American Muslims, particularly young American Muslims, at this week’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) summit.
Today, attorneys from Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to reverse a federal district court’s dismissal of Hassan v. City of New York, a case that challenges the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) blanket surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey.
The recent non-indictment is a travesty of justice and underscores the devaluation of the lives of African Americans in our racially challenged society.
The act of injustice seen in the killing of unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown and the collapse of the justice system have struck our community to its core.
Mr. President, the world is watching how the United States responds when faced with situations such as the one in Ferguson.
Muslim Advocates along with a diverse coalition of 75 leading civil and privacy rights organizations sent a letter to Lisa Monaco, the President’s counterterrorism advisor, demanding immediate attention to the ongoing problem of anti-Muslim training materials and practices by federal agencies.
Dozens of organizations and individuals representing diverse interests and faiths filed amicus briefs in support of a lawsuit challenging the blanket surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey by the NYPD.
Muslim Advocates calls on the President and Congress to take steps immediately to reform the NSA surveillance program to uphold basic privacy rights and civil liberties that the Constitution guarantees to every American, regardless of faith.
Muslim Advocates joins members of Congress in calling on the Attorney General to enact comprehensive and meaningful revisions to the Justice Department’s Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.