Journalism Activism

Bringing together Arab and Muslim Journalists from around the world

iNAAJA is the largest journalism organization to represent Arabs and Muslims from Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraq in the United States and in the Middle East. Unlike other groups, we're proud to include Palestine and we truly represent the Arab World

iNAAJA represents Arabs and Muslims in all media, print, broadcast and online
Networking to strengthen the Arab Voice in the West and Middle East

Nearly two decades of organizing to give our members a voice in defining mainstream journalism

Networking that brings Arab and Muslim journalists together with mainstream media industry leaders

Documenting the history of Arab and Muslim journalism in America and in the Middle East

Defending our members from bigotry, racism and the growing animosity against Arabs and Muslims

Defining the professional image of Arab and Muslim journalists, writers, authors and poets

  • Number of ethnic Arab & Muslim publications

  • Number of Arab & Muslim TV shows

  • Number of Arab & Muslim Radio shows

  • Number of Arab & Muslim news websites


We are building the Arab Journalism Voice in America

National Board

Atef A. Hassan, President
Laila Alhusini, Vice President
Ray Hanania, National Director

Detroit Leadership

Atef A. Hassan
Mohamed Abdulzaher
Hossam Abdelkader
Adel A. Mozip
Khalil E. Hachem
Atef Gawad
Marwa Macboul
Laila Alhusini
Sahar Khamis

Chicago Leadership

Mansour Tadros, Chicago Director
Ray Hanania, board member


iNAAJA hopes to continue the goal of organizing and hosting journalism conferences for professionals in the journalism industry, in the communications industry and students who are pursuing careers in journalism and communications. You can view our past conferences hosted by NAAJA, the original national US organization which has since expanded to international membership

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