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Aug 25, 2014 39

National Director of Muslim Civil Rights Group Attends Michael Brown Funeral

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/25/14) -- Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy… Read more
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Aug 20, 2014 706

CAIR Condemns Barbaric Killing of U.S. Journalist by Terror Group ISIS

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(WASHINGTON, DC, 8/20/2014) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned what it called… Read more
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Aug 15, 2014 382

California Muslims Send 16,000+ Letters to Senators on Gaza

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(ANAHEIM, CA 8/15/2014) -- The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today announced figures of the letter-writing campaign that calls on… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

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Aug 22, 2014 127

CAIR Opens Nominations for 'American Muslim of the Year' Award

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CAIR ACTION ALERT #734: CAIR Opens Nominations for 'American Muslim of the Year' Award Award to be presented at CAIR's 20th annual banquet recognizes achievements and… Read more
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Aug 20, 2014 130

Increase in San Diego FBI Visits Prompts Reminder of Legal Rights

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(SAN DIEGO, CA, 8/18/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations - San Diego (CAIR-San Diego) today issued an advisory reminding community members of their legal… Read more
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Aug 14, 2014 393

CAIR Asks Imams to Devote Sermons to Racial Equality in Response to Missouri…

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/11/14) -- CAIR today called on imams (prayer leaders) nationwide to devote at least a portion of their khutbas (sermons) for tomorrow's weekly congregational… Read more

American Muslim News

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Aug 20, 2014 108

CAIR Rep Participates in Vigil to Honor MD Gas Station Clerk Killed in Robbery

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On August 18, the Council on American-Islamic Relations participated in a vigil held to honor a gas station attendant who was killed in an apparent robbery at an Exxon station in… Read more
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Aug 20, 2014 95

CAIR-LA Muslim Youth Civil Rights Conference a Success

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(ANAHEIM, CA - 8/20/2014) - On Saturday, August 16, the Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a day-long civil rights… Read more

CAIR in the News

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Jul 30, 2014 541

Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity, Backs CAIR’s Condemnation of Gaza Killings

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The comedian rips apart the ignorance and inherent bias in Hannity's segment on Israel and Gaza By Prachi Gupta, Salon In his web series "The Trews," this week comedian Russell… Read more
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Jul 30, 2014 519

On Facebook, Va. GOP treasurer questions Muslim contributions to U.S. history

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By Patricia Sullivan, Washington Post The treasurer of the Virginia Republican Party has questioned the contributions of American Muslims in a public Facebook posting that… Read more

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