Day: August 24, 2016

Civil rights groups defend mosque, cemetery outside Atlanta

Source: Associated Press By KATHLEEN FOODY ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal to build a mosque and Muslim cemetery has so angered some residents of Newton County outside Atlanta that their commissioners have temporarily banned all building permit approvals for religious institutions. The moratorium prompted the Council on American-Islamic Relations and […]

Inspector general: NYPD skirted rules for surveillance

Source: Associated Press By TOM HAYS NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department chronically skirted rules intended to protect political groups from unwarranted government surveillance while investigating Muslims, the city’s independent police monitor said in a report released Tuesday. The audit, conducted by Inspector General Philip Eure, found […]

Ghana: Attorney-General & Minister for Justice Opong addresses the 37th Annual National Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association

Mrs Appiah-Opong was addressing the 37th Annual National Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association in Kumasi. The three-day convention was under the theme ‘Peaceful Co-existence in Our Contemporary Society, A Concern for All’. Mrs Appiah-Opong, who was representing the First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, as the Special Guest of […]