Abdul Malik Mujahid

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Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid

Abdul Malik Mujahid is an American Muslim religious leader ("Imam" in Arabic), activist, film producer, and non-profit entrepreneur, as well as an interfaith activist. He was born in Pakistan in 1951.

Accomplishments[edit]

He was National President (Nazim-e-Aala) of Islamic Jamiat-e-Talaba, student wing of Jamat-e-Islami, Pakistan in 70s

As an Imam, he gives Friday sermons ("khutba" in Arabic) at various Chicago mosques and prayer locations.

In November 2009, the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions elected him as chairman. His term is effective January 2010 [1].

From 2005–2008 he served as Chairman of the Council of the Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago(CIOGC)[2].

He is the chairman of Sound Vision [3], which offers multimedia Islamic teaching materials . Sound Vision is one of the oldest (since 1988) Islamic multimedia companies in the United States [4]. He is the executive producer of Chicago's RadioIslam.com [5], a daily one hour (6 to 7 PM CST) talk program on WCEV 1450 AM [6].

From 2005–2008 he served as Chairman of the Council of the Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) [7]. In 2008 he served on the Credentials Committee of Democratic National Convention [8].

Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid is a founding member of a political organization called; Muslim Democrats [9]

He has previously served as National Coordinator of the Bosnia Task Force, a coalition of American Muslim organizations Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the similar Kosovo Task Force [10].

He has authored one book, "Conversion to Islam: Untouchables Strategy for Protest in India," which won the Outstanding Academic Book of the Year Award in 1990 from the American Library Association[11].

Namesake[edit]

People are occasionally confused with his namesake Abdul Malik Mujahid, a General Manager of Saudi-based Dar-us-Salam Publications [12]. They are unrelated to each other.

External links[edit]

Sound Vision website [13] Articles on the website of the Council for the Parliament of the World's Religions [14] Huffington Post Articles [15]