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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 […]

KARAMAH ‘s Senior Research Associate participates in a panel entitled “Does Religion infringe Upon Women’s Rights?”

On September 22, 2011, KARAMAH ‘s Senior Research Associate, Ms. Ailya Vajid, participated in a panel entitled “Does Religion Infringe upon Women’s Rights?” at the University of Richmond. Other panelists were University of Richmond Professors: Henry L. Chambers, Jr., Professor of Law; Joanne B. Ciulla, Professor of Leadership and Ethics; and Mimi Hanaoka, Assistant Professor […]

A Delegation of 14 Leaders from East Asia and the Pacific Visit KARAMAH

On Wednesday August 31, a delegation of 14 foreign leaders visited KARAMAH as part of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program on “Community activism and Minority Rights”. The visitors came from different countries in East Asia and the Pacific and represented different governmental and non-governmental institutions. The visitors wanted to explore the key […]

A Delegation of 19 Afghani Female Students Meet with KARAMAH Staff

On Wednesday, August 24th, KARAMAH ‘s Director of Research and Assistant Director of Programs met with a delegation of 19 Afghani women who are in the United States for a five-week women’s leadership program. The women are all college students in Afghanistan and represented a variety of fields, including education, computer science, English language and […]

KARAMAH Conducts 3 Successful Halaqas During Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, KARAMAH conducted 3 successful halaqahs in its office and in Masjid Muhammad in Washington, D.C. The halaqahs at KARAMAH ‘s office were about domestic violence and Islamic Law and they were attended by members of D.C. Sisters which is a network of Muslim women who live in the DC Metro […]