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Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey Presente

Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey Photo


(May Allah ta'Ala forgive him all his sins and grant him the highest of Jannah)

by Matt Meyer

Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey (Clayton), who passed away yesterday, Friday, 11th of December 2015, was a dynamic speaker, fine writer, and keen strategic thinker – but he devoted most of his adult life to the “simple” task of fighting for people’s dignity and basic human rights. There was nothing shy about Ibrahim, but he was a generally humble and unassuming man, never thinking of himself as great though surely self-aware of his abundant organizing skills. He played central roles on the international and national levels, as an early leader of the Pan-African Skills Project in the 1970s, as a national program officer of both the War Resisters League and the Fellowship of Reconciliation, as a Board member of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors and the American Friends Service Committee, and finally as an extraordinary leader of the Muslim community in Washington DC.

Give the Gift of Peace!

1988 WRL Peace Calendar: A Matter of Freedom Writings by Activists for Activists

As you plan your gift giving, be sure to visit the WRL store.  We've got wall calendars and datebooks, hats, t-shirts, buttons, books, organizing guides and more!

Miss the old WRL Peace Calendar?  We aren't publishing new ones any more, but we are offering vintage calendars you can use now.  Order the 1988 WRL Peace Calendar: A Matter of Freedom - Writings by Activists for Activists.  The days and dates on the 1988 mirror the days and dates for 2016, and you can enjoy the great articles, essays and more!

Check out the WRL online store now for more gift ideas, including 90 Years of Revolutionary Nonviolence: the WRL Perpetual Calendar and calendars from the JustSeeds Collective!

Week of Action: Countering the Militarisation of Youth!

This week is the 2nd International Week of Action Against the Militarisation of Youth. Join the War Resisters International with nonviolent actions this week and stand against the many ways young people are engaged in wars all around the world!

Check out #YouthAgainstWar hashtag on social media and follow WRI on Twitter and Facebook for further updates.

Here is the list of events happening this week: