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KARAMAH on Shari’ah and Religious Freedom:The Schomburg Center NY

On Monday October 17, 2011, KARAMAH, in collaboration with Women in Islam, held a town hall meeting at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York. The event featured: Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, and Prof. Theodore Shaw and was moderated by Anisa Mehdi.

A Delegation of 5 Young Yemeni Women Leaders Visited KARAMAH

On October 5, 2011, a delegation of 5 young Yemeni women leaders visited KARAMAH as part of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program on “Young Leaders and the U.S Political Process.” These young Yemeni women leaders are involved in Journalism, Women’s rights, and the political process at the national, state and local level. […]

KARAMAH on Shari’ah and Religious Freedom: ICLI, NY

On October 2, 2011, KARAMAH held a town hall meeting at the Islamic Center of Long Island, NY, featuring Mr. Abed Awad, Ms. Engy Abdelkader, Reverend Mark Lukens. During this event, scholars and experts explained what Shari’ah is, how it is practiced in the U.S., constitutional issues surrounding a potential ban, and the effects a […]

Congratulations to Saudi Women!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2011 We congratulate Saudi Women for the historical development giving them the right to become full members of the Shura Council, the highest consultative body in the Kingdom. We also congratulate them for acquiring the right to vote, nominate and run as candidates in all future municipal elections. In his […]

KARAMAH on Shari’ah and Religious Freedom: Knoxville TN

In the Spring of 2011, a bill was introduced in the Tennessee Legislature to make the practice of Shari’ah a felony in Tennessee. On September 22, 2011, KARAMAH along with other organizations co-sponsored a town hall meeting at the Church of the Savior in Knoxville, TN. The event revolved around “Islamic Shari’ah and the American […]