News Recap – Week of 02/16/2020
Published: February 16, 2020 • Updated: August 19, 2020
Author: Yaqeen Institute
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ
In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
Imam Omar Suleiman Calls for American Unity at Bernie Rally
“My work politically revolves around eliminating suffering, domestically and abroad. This shapes how I view militarism, poverty, policing, mass incarceration, environmental issues, healthcare, immigration, and torture. The Prophet (saw) said, 'find me amongst the oppressed. Are you given aid and support by Allah except by how you treat your most vulnerable?' I believe that we as Muslims, especially those who claim orthodoxy, should assert ourselves in these areas.”