Dem Candidates Sanders, Castro to Speak at Radical Islamist Convention

Dem Candidates Sanders, Castro to Speak at Radical Islamist Convention

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Julian Castro have agreed to speak at the convention of a radical Islamist group with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and hostility towards progressive Muslims and values. Sanders and Castro will participate in a “presidential forum” held by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) during its convention in Houston August 31, 2019. ISNA says it is inviting other Democratic presidential candidates and President Donald Trump to address its audience. The U.S. Justice Department lists ISNA as an “entity” of the Muslim Brotherhood, a radical and often violent arm of the Islamist global political…
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Daily Show Host Trevor Noah to Speak at Islamist Convention

Daily Show Host Trevor Noah to Speak at Islamist Convention

The host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Trevor Noah, will be speaking at the annual conference of an Islamist group linked to the Muslim Brotherhood, the organization has announced. Noah’s acceptance of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is especially out-of-place considering his status as a top progressive voice. ISNA’s Islamist orientation puts it at odds with progressive values, such as the organization’s expelling of a pro-LGBT group named Muslims for Progressive Values. The U.S. Justice Department lists ISNA as an “entity” of the Muslim Brotherhood, an extremist organization that the administration is planning on banning as…
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