CAIR Press Releases

Apr 13, 2015 490

280 Delegates Lobby Congress on 'Historic' First National Muslim Advocacy Day

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/13/2015) -- Some 280 delegates from more than 20 states met today with elected officials and congressional staffers during the "historic" first-ever National… Read more
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Apr 10, 2015 233

St. Cloud Muslims to Hold Forum with U.S. Department of Education

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(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 4/10/15) -- On Monday, April 13, the St. Cloud Muslim Community will hold an open community forum with guest from U.S. Department of Education (DOE). Read more
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Apr 09, 2015 379

Arab, Muslim and Asian Groups Sue Kerry, Carter Over U.S. Citizens Trapped in…

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/9/2015) -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

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Apr 02, 2015 1742

Urge U.S. Government to Evacuate Americans Trapped in Yemen

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There are numerous reports of US citizens trapped in Yemen, and unfortunately the US government is not assisting with evacuations, despite the fact that many others have evacuated… Read more
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Mar 30, 2015 724

Urge Arkansas Lawmakers to Reject Anti-Muslim, Foreign Law Bill

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CAIR is calling on Arkansas residents who who value constitutional freedom and civil liberties to contact the Arkansas State Legislature to reject anti-foreign bill "American Laws… Read more
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Mar 18, 2015 663

Ask Tennessee Reps to Oppose No-Go Zone Bill

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If you live in Tennessee, please contact your state representatives and ask them to oppose HB 1141 and SB 1040, which would vilify the state's Muslim community by directing the… Read more

American Muslim News

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Apr 14, 2015 158

CAIR-Cleveland to Honor French Muslim Hero Who Rescued Customers in Paris…

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(CLEVELAND, OH, 4/14/15) -- On Sunday May 3, the Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OHIO) will hold its 13th Annual Civil Rights Banquet, with… Read more
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Apr 10, 2015 221

CAIR Maryland Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium a Success

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/10/15) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said its first Muslim… Read more

CAIR in the News

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Mar 30, 2015 277

California Muslim police officers allege harassment

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by Halima Kazem, Al Jazeera America Patrolling around mosques and checking in on schools in the dangerous south side of town was second nature for Richmond, California, police… Read more
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Mar 30, 2015 364

CAIR, ALC Say SFPD Officer Broke City Law While Investigating with FBI

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By Alex Emslie and Mina Kim, KQED News Two civil rights groups filed a complaint Wednesday alleging a San Francisco police inspector violated department rules and city law while… Read more

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