CAIR Seeks Hate Crime Probe of Threat to Iowa Mosque

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/27/15) -- The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-IA), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on local, state and national law enforcement authorities to investigate a threatening letter left at a mosque in that state as a hate crime.

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CAIR Joins National Coalition Urging President to Eliminate Profiling Loopholes in DOJ Guidance

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/27/2015) -- This week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, joined The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 80 other national and state organizations in calling on President Obama to address serious concerns about the Department of Justice's (DOJ) recent revision of its "Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies" retaining loopholes that authorize DHS agencies to racially and religiously profile at airports and along the U.S. border and the FBI to "map" minority communities to place informants.

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