Believers Bail Out

And do you realize what is the steep road? It is the freeing of a human being from bondage
(The Holy Qur'an 90:12-13)

We are a community led bail fund freeing Muslims from pre-trial & immigration incarceration

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Muslims bailed out fromincarceration

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Total raised toward freeing our people

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Educational Resources

An archive of recordings of our events, materials and infographs we’ve put together, statements, and more.

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Black Lives Matter.

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As a Muslim collective of abolitionists, Believers Bail Out echoes the righteous anger being expressed across this country, and across the world, opposing the ongoing state-sanctioned violence perpetrated against Black communities. Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Yassin Mohamed are among the dozens of Black people murdered by the police this month. They should be with Read More ➝

For Abolition, not Reform

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Believers Bail Out is committed to building communities that are healthy, safe and allow everyone the opportunity to flourish. We are proud to march along the path of those who have called us to reimagine a world far different from our current carceral system; we believe our Islamic tradition compels us to do so. There Read More ➝

Statement in Support of Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis

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We write this statement as community and advocacy organizations focused on social justice, civil liberties, and the fight against structural Islamophobia, anti-Muslim and anti-Black racism to express our concerns over the prosecution and pre-trial incarceration of Urooj Rahman and Colinford (“Colin”) Mattis. Urooj and Colin joined demonstrations in New York against the murder of George Read More ➝

Iesa Lewis interviews Dr. Marc Lamont Hill on abolition, anti-Blackness, anti-Muslim racism, and the carceral state.

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Fahd Ahmed, Executive Director of Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), speaks on the social crises that are highlighted in this pandemic and rooted in the failure of government to provide people with the basic necessities needed to live a dignified life.

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Muslims and the Carceral State

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A discussion with scholar Rasul Miller, educator and former prison chaplain Abdur Raoof Nasir, and Garrett Felber, author of Those Who Know Don’t Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State. Moderated by Dr. Maryam Kashani.

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The closing session of our National Day of Action. A day-long digital event featuring Muslim scholars, activists, community organizers, and performers from around the country discussing how their faith informs their work to reimagine community and build a world that is healthy, safe, and just for all.

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The evening session of our National Day of Action. A day-long digital event featuring Muslim scholars, activists, community organizers, and performers from around the country discussing how their faith informs their work to reimagine community and build a world that is healthy, safe, and just for all.

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The afternoon session of ourNational Day of Action. A day-long digital event featuring Muslim scholars, activists, community organizers, and performers from around the country discussing how their faith informs their work to reimagine community and build a world that is healthy, safe, and just for all.

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Opening of 2020 Day of Action

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The opening for our National Day of Action. A day-long digital event featuring Muslim scholars, activists, community organizers, and performers from around the country discussing how their faith informs their work to reimagine community and build a world that is healthy, safe, and just for all.

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A conversation with Shaykh Azhar Nasser & Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans discussing Islamic perspectives on mass incarceration, justice, and prison abolition. Moderated by Dr. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer

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