Abdul Malik Mujahid

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Abdul Malik Mujahid

Abdul Malik Mujahid is an American Muslim, an activist, and non-profit entrepreneur, as well as an interfaith activist. He was born in Pakistan in 1951.


He was Nazim-e-Aala (President) of Islamic Jamiat-e-Talaba, a student wing of Jamat-e-Islami, Pakistan. He was sent to USA in 1981, as a student to get a political education. He didn't finish his education, nor went back to Pakistan, instead stayed in USA.

He gives Friday sermon (khutbah) at Friday prayer locations in Chicago.

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], that was established by ICNA 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].

Abdul Malik Mujahid is a founding member of a political organization called; Muslim Democrats [9] that went bankrupt.

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 only 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].


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]