The Overlooked: Understanding Marginalization of the Muslim Community in the United States

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Title

The Overlooked: Understanding Marginalization of the Muslim Community in the United States

Subject

Post-9/11 Legislation
Religious Freedom
Muslim Americans
First Amendment Rights
Religious Solidarity

Description

This press release was signed by twelve religious organizations expressing their concern that the U.S. government was planning to infringe upon these organizations' First Amendment freedoms, immigrant rights, and privacy protections in response to the tragedy of 9/11. This release highlights the Muslim community's concern over terrorism being defined by arbitrary rhetoric and the increased surveillance of innocent citizens.

Creator

The Islamic Society of North America

Date

Publication: October 22, 2001
Events Mentioned: September 11, 2001

Language

English

Type

Press Release

Coverage

Muslim American community
9/11
Privacy protection
Immigrant rights
Religious activism
Interfaith dialogue
Religious solidarity

Format

Manuscript

Publisher

The Islamic Society of North America

Rights

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Source

LLILAS Benson Latin American Collection

Relation

George Lister Papers, 1887-2004 (bulk 1936-2003) Collection, Box 30, Folder 1 , LLILAS Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin

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The Islamic Society of North America October 22, 2001: Press release created
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