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KARAMAH Participates in Immigration Teach-Ins at GW Law and UDC Law

KARAMAH Director of Civil Rights and Policy, Qasim Rashid, spoke at The George Washington University on Thursday, February 2nd at a panel entitled Rights in 2017: Immigrants, Individuals, and the Law. Professor Alberto Benitez, the director of the GW immigration law clinic, and Chris Carr, a third-year law student in the clinic spoke primarily on […]

KARAMAH Delivers Keynote at St. Andrews World of Women Summit

On Saturday February 4, KARAMAH’s executive director delivered the keynote address at St. Andrews Foreign Affairs Society’s World of Women Summit. During her presentation, Ms. Rahman addressed KARAMAH’s approach – research and jurisprudence based education. Part of KARAMAH’s research is the legacy of Muslim women’s leadership. Ms. Rahman spoke of Lady Zainab and how her […]

KARAMAH Responds to Executive Orders

On the day after the President signed executive order 37496, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” KARAMAH joined over 100 Muslim lawyers in New York at the National Association of Muslim Lawyers (“NAML”) Legal Strategy Retreat. During this retreat, Muslim lawyers from all over the country convened to discuss evolving […]

The Original Justice League – An Obligation to Serve Humanity

On December 6, 2016, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights, hosted a critical and timely event on civil rights in America. Titled, “The Original Justice League: Prophet Muhammad(sa) and the Fight for Civil Rights,” this panel event was held at the Library of Congress. Panel speakers included White House Counsel Raheemah Abdulaleem, NAACP DC […]

The Original Justice League: An Obligation to Serve Humanity

Join KARAMAH as we explore Islam’s commitment to upholding justice though the model of the Prophet Muhammad who formed “the original justice league” during his life. He and several of his companions exemplified the Qur’anic model of speaking truth to power: O ye who believe! stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even […]