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CAIR's Weekly News Update for November 22, 2013

If you missed any recent news impacting the American Muslim community, here's a 5-minute video review.

Topics covered in the video include:

  • CAIR Challenges Government No-Fly List
  • CAIR Calls on DOJ to Probe Bigoted Rant Targeting Va. Cabbie
  • CAIR-FL Condemns Attempted Censorship of Textbook Teaching About Islam
  • CAIR-MN Files Complaint on Behalf of Muslim Woman Ejected from Public Event
  • CAIR-MI Comments on Shooting of African-American Teen
  • CAIR-CA Interviewed About NSA Spying Lawsuit
  • CAIR-FL Rep Takes Part in Effort to Help the Needy

Saud Anwar, Connecticut's First Muslim Mayor

Saud-AnwarBy Catie Talarski, WNPR

South Windsor physician Saud Anwar is the state's first Muslim mayor. He sat down with Where We Live to talk about his faith, his vision for the town, and how he plans to juggle his busy schedule. Anwar is a native of Pakistan, who came to Connecticut via Illinois to study medicine at Yale.

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CAIR-MD Conducts Anti-Bullying Workshop at Masjid An-Nur

MD-anti-bullyingSunday school students learn techniques to prevent, address bullying

PHOTO: (L-R) CAIR-MD Operations Coordinator Salam Shaguj, CAIR National Outreach Coordinator Lauren Schreiber, and CAIR-MD Outreach Coordinator Mariam Mirza facilitate CAIR-MD's anti-bullying workshop at Masjid An-Nur in White Marsh, Md.

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Scam Alert: Beware of Callers Impersonating Government Agents

ScamIndividuals falsely claiming to be officers from the DHS, FBI, IRS and/or USCIS are calling American Muslims

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/8/13) -- A number of CAIR chapters have received complaints in the last few weeks from community members who have received calls from individuals falsely claiming to be from the DHS, FBI, USCIS and IRS.

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CAIR Video News Update, November 1, 2013

If you missed any recent news impacting the American Muslim community, here's a 5-minute video review.

 

 

Topics covered in the video include:

  • CAIR-FL Seeks Public’s Help to Find Man Who Tried to Force Muslim Mom off the Road
  • CAIR-OK Challenges Anti-Muslim Police Trainers in Legislature
  • CAIR-MN Gets School to Drop Anti-Islam Speaker
  • CAIR-PA Holds Interfaith News Conference at Vandalized Delaware Mosque
  • CAIR-CT Joins with NAACP in Condemning Hate Graffiti
  • CAIR Welcomes Arrest of Man Who Confessed to Burning Missouri Mosque
  • CAIR Staffers Join D.C. Rally Against NSA Spying
  • CAIR Backs Call to Probe NYPD Spying on Muslims

 

 

CAIR News Update, October 18, 2013

Topics covered in the video include:

  • Widespread Media Coverage of CAIR Islamophobia Report
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann Smears Minn. Muslims
  • CAIR-MN Defends Muslim Ejected from Event Because of Her Faith
  • CAIR-CT Speaks Out Against Religious Profiling by Police
  • CAIR-SFBA Applauds Win in Abercrombie Hijab Suit
  • CAIR-FL Defends Constitutional Rights
  • CAIR-MD Seeks Holiday Equality for Muslim Students
  • CAIR Director Appears on ABC ‘20/20’
  • 900 Turn Out for CAIR Dinner in Va.

 

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