CIG takes a look at the background and leadership of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, which has ties to Islamist groups, and whose “resident scholar” was recently arrested at a border rally.
Last month, 32 individuals identified as “mostly faith leaders” by the San Diego Union-Tribune demonstrated at the U.S. southern border and were arrested. A December 10 Union-Tribune article and other accounts, such as a Huffington Post report and a press release from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), painted sympathetic portraits. The Union-Tribune quoted Dallas imam Omar Suleiman: “We refuse to accept that this is normal … You […]
In Orlando Park, near Chicago, an extremist imam is using youtube to promote antisemitism and promote calls for jihad.
Local Philadelphia Christian non-profit leaders react to reports that World Vision, an international Evangelical charity, has knowingly done business with a designated Al Qaeda charity.
Houston’s Mayor chose to embrace CAIR Houston, even while the Keynote Speaker for their upcoming banquet, Linda Sarsour, is under fire for anti-antisemitism.
The progressive political left has made an alliance with American Islamists; but leftists should be more wary. At a recent conference on Palestine, a Palestinian Islamist and Democratic party candidate compared it to an alliance made with future “enemies.” From November 22-24th Chicago hosted the 11th Annual “Convention for Palestine in the US” that marked […]
This piece originally appeared in The Algemeiner under the title, “New Offshoot of Students for Justice in Palestine Is Just as Radical — and Antisemitic” A new group of radical activists has emerged in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. They are called Within Our Lifetime, and they are unapologetically anti-Zionist, anti-American, pro-violence, and anti-peace. Within Our Lifetime (WOL) announced […]
The head of CAIR Philadelphia is quick to blame ideology and even the president for a white supremacist attack on a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, but downplays and ignores the role of Islamism in an attack on a Philadelphia police officer.
Last weekend, the Radisson Hotel in Aurora, CO hosted an event called “Take a Stand Against Hunger in the Horn of Africa.” The event was sponsored by the Texas-based Amoud Foundation, and featured as guest speakers Islamic scholar Yasir Qadhi and Islamic motivational speaker Abdulraouf Alkhawaldeh. Many present at the event, however, may have come away […]
This article originally appeared in the Jewish News Service (JNS). The Aafia Foundation held a rally in New York City on Oct. 26, steps away from the United Nations, in support of Aafia Siddiqui, a convicted felon who landed on the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list following 9/11. Known as Lady Al Qaeda, 46-year-old Pakistani-born Siddiqui […]