ABSA Presents The American Vote: Jurists, Lobbying, and Revolution

The Rutgers University Ahlul-Bayt Student Association cordially your presence at its biggest and final event of the semester, The American Vote: Jurists, Lobbying, and Revolution, at the Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Our speakers, including the world renowned scholar, Dr. Sayed Ammar

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UMAA to attend White House Hate Crimes Interagency Initiative Meeting Today

(WASHINGTON DC – February 19, 2016) Today, UMAA representatives will attend the White House Hate Crimes Interagency Meeting to discuss hate crimes and discrimination faced by Muslims in the United States. This interagency effort focuses on hate violence across communities and holds quarterly meetings with stakeholders and government agencies. During

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UMAA meets with State Department on cultural preservation of relics in Iraq and Syria

  (WASHINGTON DC – February 12, 2016) Last week, UMAA met with the State Department, and representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, and a multitude of interfaith groups that focus on Iraq and Syria to discuss cultural and religious sites at risk of destruction due to regional violence. The meeting was

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UMAA calls for release of Sheikh Zakzaky

(WASHINGTON DC – DECEMBER 15, 2015) UMAA, along with all people of conscious, condemns the attack on a peaceful Shia gathering in Zaria, Nigeria and the subsequent arrest of Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  The death toll is yet to be clarified but reports of up to 1000 casualties are being reported. Sources:

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UMAA Coponsors National Muslim Enrollment Weekend

UMAA is proud to co-sponsor National Muslim Enrollment Weekend (NMEW). Please join American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to learn more about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the health coverage options available for you

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Tragedy in Makkah at construction accident kills more than 60

(WASHINGTON DC –- September 11, 2015) The Holy City of Makkah, in Saudi Arabia, was struck by tragedy earlier today when a construction accident occurred, killing 65, and injuring 80. Injury reports are still incoming. The accident occurred near the hill of Marwah, which is a part of the Hajj

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UMAA Issues 2015 Hajj Advisory

(WASHINGTON DC –- September 4, 2015) Each year, more than 14,000 American Muslims attend Hajj to fulfill a myriad of religious obligations. Recently, UMAA Advocacy Director Rahat Husain met with officials from the State Department, the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia, Customs and Border Protection, and the Department of Homeland

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