“Creeping Sharia”: A Myth?

by Amina Khan The term “Sharia law” ignites heated arguments as non-Muslims attempt to define it through tenuous sources. However, concurrently, radical Muslims also dissem

No Place to Run, No Place to Hide: How the Genocide in Myanmar Against Muslims Has Unfolded

by Amina Khan Rohingya women, men, and children are ruthlessly being executed by the Myanmar army as a form of ethnic cleansing. These Muslims are being hunted like animals, wh

Christian Comedian Captures Heart of the Pakistani Community

by Amina Khan “Read a lot of anti-Pakistan comments today online because of Independence Day. One of them said that if you're a Christian and go to Pakistan they'll immediate

Ghosts of Grenfall, Remembering the Victims

by Amina Khan Lowkey, the first time music has brought tears to my eyes. Questions upon questions come to mind when recalling the fire at Grenfall Tower. How did it happen?

Don’t Go There, It’s Too Dangerous

by Amina Khan "The more they tell me I can't go somewhere, the more I need to see what it's really like."  More often than not, tourists refrain from going to the Middle East

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‘Amina’s Voice’ Lets a Muslim Girl’s Voice Shine in Mainstream Media

by Saadia Faruqi If you’ve been searching in vain for fiction you can identify with as a South Asian or a Muslim, or perhaps both, Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing has

MP CM floored seeing talent in Muslim students, announces Rs.10000/- each for all 117

  By Pervez Bari Muslim Mirror News Bhopal, December 31: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeing in flesh and blood the rich crop of talent in

MMCC banquet showcases unity and community efforts

By Amina Iqbal Michigan Muslim Community Council "I have never been to a Muslim event that started on time,” said Michigan Muslim Community Council’s (MMCC)  keynot

Volunteers fight hunger in Ramadan

By Samina Saifee and M. Muhammad Ahmed Farmington Hills, MI - On July 11 in the heat of Ramadan, hundreds of volunteers gathered at a local department store in metro-Detroit to

Upholding my clients’ trust

By Sajid Khan The client had been assigned to me for six weeks but I hadn't met him yet. He didn't return my calls and I wasn’t sure if his phone was operable. I reviewed

A public defender’s battle scars

By Sajid Khan I sat in my office on a Friday afternoon, a weekend away from the start of trial.  Jury selection would commence Monday.  I took a few moments to ensure I po

A debate rages in India over conversion, secularism and ‘spiritual violence’

By Murali Balaji Editor’s note: The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates. Over the past few

How Pakistan’s Unregulated Madrassa System Sows Division and Religious Strife

By Naveed Ahmad Religion News Service Supporters of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), hold signs to condemn the attack by Talib

Serve, Believe, Work

28th MMCC Unity Banquet gathers hundreds for inspiring speeches By Adil James, TMO Congressman Andre Carson (D-7th-IN) speaking at MMCC.

Breaking The Last Taboo – Gaza and the Threat of World War

By John Pilger Palestinian men remove debris as they search for belongings in the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed dur

Statement “End Israeli Aggression and Occupation”

Statement by American Muslim Organizations: End Israeli Aggression and Occupation, Uphold American principles The Israeli aggression against the civilian population of Gaza has su

Every Pakistani-American Doctor & Engineer Should Prepare A Doctor & An Engineer In Pakistan: Abdus Shakoor Sahab

By Ilyas Choudry, TMO “If every Pakistani-American Doctor gives scholarship to a talented boy or girl in Pakistan to become a doctor; And every Engineer, Lawyer, Businessper

Muslim Capitol Day

By Saim Raza and Ismail Ali Hundreds of Michigan Muslims traveled to Lansing on May 13 for the annual Michigan Muslim Capitol Day. The event, hosted by the Michigan Muslim Commu

MyK12Ed Launches MOOC Platform for STEM Education

Press Release Free Online ACT Course MyK12Ed -a MI based e-learning portal launches Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform for STEM Education in K-12, conducting Live Online

Assad’s Secret Lifeline

Assad’s Secret Oil Lifeline: Iraqi Crude From Egypt By Julia Payne Smoke rises from a fire in Adra, east of Damascus, December 23, 2

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Professor Khan Receives High Award from China Mazhar Khan, Professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science at the University of Connecticut, recently received t

“Empower Youth & Organize”: Congressman Keith Ellison at Detroit fundraiser

By Staff reporter L to R, Hassan Muhammad, senior at Plymouth Canton High school, Ahmed Abbas, a WSU student, Faisal Chaudhry, a senior from

Converts to Islam: UK Women on Prayer, Peace and Prejudice

By Veronique Mistiaen Ioni Sullivan: ‘In my heart, I began to consider myself a Muslim.’ Photograph: Felicity McCabe for the Guardian Ioni Sullivan, local authorit

Moving Forward: ISNA Convention 2013

By Aliya Karim, Asmaou Diallo, Melissa Lemon, Zahra Cheema From left : Islamic Relief USA’s Anwar khan, ICNA Relief USA’s Director of Hunger Prevention Abdul Rauf

Two West Bank Children Aided by PCRF

By Susan Schwartz, TMO The work of the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF), the world’s largest children’s charity working with children of the Middle E