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    August 31, 2017

    What We Can Do About Hurricane Harvey

    For Immediate Release CONTACT Lana Safah 732-596-7879 press@muslimamericansociety.org (Washington D.C., 8/31/17) The Muslim American Society expresses its sympathy to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our condolences are with the family members and loved ones of those who have lost their lives in this devastation. The extent of loss of property and means of livelihood…

  • August 15, 2017

    MAS Denounces “Unite the Right” March

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAS Condemns the Terror Attack on Peaceful Protestors in Charlottesville, VA, and Decries the Rise of New Nazism (Washington, DC – August 14, 2017) – The Muslim American Society condemns, in the strongest terms, the White Nationalists “Unite the Right” march that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. We are…

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    August 14, 2017

    National Muslim Groups at the State Department to discuss Al Aqsa Crisis

    National Muslim groups at State Department to discuss Al Aqsa mosque crisis (WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/10/17) – Representatives of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, met yesterday with State Department officials to discuss the ongoing Al-Aqsa Mosque crisis and Israel’s denial of religious freedom in…

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    July 20, 2017

    Muslim Ban Executive Order 13769

    Image Courtesy of thinkprogress.org The Muslim American Society continues to reject the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a modified version of the Muslim Ban Executive Order 13769 “Protecting the nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” denying the entry of refugees for 120 days and visitors from 6 Muslim majority countries; Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia,…

  • Al Aqsa Mosque Closure

    For Immediate Release MAS Denounces Closure of Al Aqsa Mosque   (Washington D.C., 7/19/17) — The Muslim American Society condemns the closing of Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, the third holiest site for Muslims all around the world. This closure was enacted last Friday after a deadly shootout involving 2 Israelis and 3 Palestinians. It prevented…

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    May 9, 2017

    MAS Participates in USCMO 3rd Annual Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

    (WASHINGTON DC 5/7/2017) – The Muslim American Society (MAS) participated in the US Council of Muslim Organizations’ 3rd Annual Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill on May 1-2. Over 400 delegates from 30 states visited with the offices of their elected officials. Among the attendees were over 40 MAS members representing 11 chapters. During the congressional…

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    March 23, 2017

    What’s Next After the Muslim Ban?

    McCarthyism 2.0 Targeting Muslim Americans The Threat President Trump’s Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” has already begun to target Muslim communities domestically and abroad. Now, we unfortunately anticipate a second EO or Presidential Memorandum that would, through a new form of McCarthyism, erode the civil liberties of…

  • March 22, 2017

    MAS Denounces VA GOP Attack on DC Area Muslim Organizations, VA Attorney General

    For Immediate Release For more information, contact: Lana Safah National Communications Director l.safah@MASnational.org (800) MAS-2166 Ext. 804   MAS Denounces VA GOP Attack on DC Area Muslim Organizations, VA Attorney General   (Washington D.C., 3/22/17) — The Muslim American Society (MAS) denounced a Virginia GOP demand for an apology from Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, and…

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    January 20, 2017

    Women’s March on Washington

    On Saturday, January 21st 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration, hundreds of thousands of people are projected to attend the Women’s March on Washington DC in response to “rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many” minorities, in particular women, and with the aim of sending “a bold message to…

  • November 11, 2016

    Reflections on Election Results

    Reflections by Br Mazen Mokhtar, Executive Director of MAS. I thank God for His innumerable blessings, The only future that matters is the one we are willing to work for. On Tuesday we went to the polls to exercise our right to vote. Many voters were dissatisfied with the choice of candidates, dismayed at the…