New Muslim institutions are emerging at an unprecedented pace led by a nationwide network of young activists.
A group of Muslim activists is fighting a battle of words to reclaim “jihad” from Muslim extremists and critics who they say have wrongly used the term to justify violence and discrimination.
The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) recently sponsored a global campaign to reclaim the true meaning of the word ‘jihad’ from Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike.
An American campaign to reclaim the true meaning of jihad is an attempt to give Muslim children in the United States the chance to be judged on their own merits and not according to radical stereotypes.
In an effort to “reclaim” the word jihad, Muslim activists launched a new ad campaign in the nation’s capital this week. Commuters in the Washington, D.C., subway system will start seeing posters stamped with the “#My Jihad” hashtag.
An American Muslim campaign to introduce the true meaning of Jihad has reached Washington D.C. in an effort to correct the public perception about the Islamic term.
Muslim activists are seeking to share the proper meaning of the word “jihad” through a public education campaign in Washington, D.C., where they are posting advertisements depicting the personal struggles held by mainstream Muslims, accompanied by the term “#myJihad”.
A Muslim activist group has launched a new ad campaign to reclaim a word they say has been abused and distorted by Muslim extremists and by anti-Muslim groups.
Listen to Rusty Humphries talk with Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, about the “MyJihad” campaign.
The Huffington Post reports on the #MyJihad ad campaign; a Chicago based campaign that debuted in Washington D.C., subway stations on Jan. 28.
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