Efforts to expand influence of Islam in Texas

Insight

A couple of months ago, we reported on efforts to expand sharia law in Malaysia. Now, an Islamic group based in the US state of Texas is beginning to offer faith-based mediation to Muslims in the surrounding community. They are now facing backlash from critics who say this threatens the US judicial system. CCTV America’s Ginger Vaughn begins our Insight from Irving, Texas.

Efforts to expand influence of Islam in Texas

Efforts to expand influence of Islam in Texas

A couple of months ago, we reported on efforts to expand sharia law in Malaysia. Now, an Islamic group based in the US state of Texas is beginning to offer faith-based mediation to Muslims in the surrounding community. They are now facing backlash from critics who say this threatens the US judicial system.CCTV America's Ginger Vaughn begins our Insight from Irving, Texas.


Inside the first accredited Muslim college in the US

Zaytuna College in Berkeley California is officially a trailblazer. In March, it became the first formally accredited Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States. CCTV America’s Mark Niu filed this report from Berkeley, California.

Inside the first accredited Muslim college in the US

Inside the first accredited Muslim college in the US

Zaytuna College in Berkeley California is officially a trailblazer. In March, it became the first formally accredited Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States. CCTV America's Mark Niu filed this report from Berkeley, California.


Zainab Chaudry from the Council on American Islamic Relations on sharia law

CCTV America interviewed Zainab Chaudry, an outreach manager at the Council on American Islamic Relations.

Zainab Chaudry from the Council on American Islamic Relations on sharia law

Zainab Chaudry from the Council on American Islamic Relations on sharia law

CCTV America interviewed Zainab Chaudry, an outreach manager at the Council on American Islamic Relations.