MUSLIM UNIV. OF MARYLAND STUDENTS DEMAND PRAYER ROOMS IN EVERY MAJOR CAMPUS BUILDING, MORE MUSLIM CLASSES AND SHUTTLE BUS TO MOSQUES…CAMPUS JIHAD!
- An increase in the number of safe, designated prayer areas on campus
- Shuttle services to the Diyanet Center of America for Muslim students to have access to a place of worship and participate in the many activities that the center hosts.
Muslim students at the University of Maryland released their lengthy list of demands for school’s new project known as ProtectUMD, a collaborative effort between 25 student organizations at the university, including Students for Justice in Palestine, Bisexuals at Maryland, and the Black Student Union, created to make the campus more amenable to “marginalized student populations.”
44. An increase in the number of safe, designated prayer areas on campus.
45. One room in each major building (e.g. SPH, Chemistry, McKeldin etc.) designated for prayer.
46. Shuttle services to the Diyanet Center of America for Muslim students to have access to a place of worship and participate in the many activities that the center hosts.
47. Increased discussions about the diversity of the Muslim community on campus and worldwide.
48. More classes offered pertaining to Islam and the Muslim world taught by Muslim professors, who will counteract the negativity surrounding the name of Islam that is perpetuated by our culture and media.
49. Measures to prevent situations similar to the “American Sniper” situation from happening again.
50. More Zabiha options on the campus meal plan to accommodate Muslims who adhere to those rulings.
51. More counselors who are sensitive to the needs of Muslim students. Ensure that the have the training be sensitive to the nuances in the Muslim community and are from the communities we often come from.
52. The encouragement of equal and positive representation of Pro-Palestinian human rights activists on campus. Specifically, condemning the conflation of Pro-Palestinian activism with racism and Anti-Semitism.
53. The active encouragement of faculty and students to engage in discourse and learning about the Palestinians’ struggles and the Boycott Divest and Sanction movement without fear of consequences by the university administration.