Author Archives: Walid Ahmed

A Taste of Ramadan

The Islamic Society of Augusta invites our CSRA neighbors to join us in celebrating a night of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Muslims fast from before sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadan.

Please come and join us as we break our daily fast, on Thursday May 24th.

Presentation about Ramadan starts at 7:30 PM

Iftar (Dinner) after Sunset Prayer (8:40 PM)

Click on picture to register to attend.

Free for guests.

ISA members are asked to contribute $10 each.

Justice

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes for Making Threats Against Augusta Mosque

On March 26, 2018, he entered a guilty plea before Chief United States District Court Judge J. Randal Hall, to three charges of Obstruction of Persons in the Free Exercise of Religious Beliefs.  He faces up to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole for each offense, and is subject to a sentencing enhancement because he chose his victims based on their religion, classifying his actions as hate crimes.

Click here to link to US Justice Dept. Website report