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CAIR: Virginia Mosque Vandalized for 2nd Time in One Week, Stepped-Up Security for Eid Prayers Urged

Virginia Mosque Vandalized for 2nd Time in One Week Stepped Up Security for Eid Prayers Urged(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/17/15) - An official with the Manassas Muslim Association in Manassas, Va., reported to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, that the mosque's air conditioning unit was vandalized again tonight - the second such vandalism this week.

On Tuesday, CAIR called on law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for the first act of vandalism.

Video: CAIR Calls for Probe of Bias Motive for Vandalism Targeting Virginia Mosque
CAIR Calls for Probe of Possible Bias Motive for Vandalism of Virginia Mosque

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CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee, Offers Condolences

CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee Offers CondolencesFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CAIR Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee, Offers Condolences

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/16/2015) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a deadly attack in Tennessee that left four Marines dead. In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said:

"We condemn this horrific attack in the strongest terms possible. Such inexcusable acts of violence must be repudiated by Americans of all faiths and backgrounds. The American Muslim community stands shoulder to shoulder with our fellow citizens in offering condolences to the loved ones of those killed and injured and in rejecting anyone who would harm our nation’s safety and security. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families impacted by this tragedy." 

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CAIR Asks for Public’s Help with Info About NY Hate Attack on Md. Muslim Woman

Womans jaw broken in antiMuslim attack in Chinatown copsMuslim civil rights group offers $1,000 reward for leads in case resulting in conviction of the perpetrator

  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/15/2015) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator of an attack on a Muslim woman in New York. (UPDATE: The victim is from Maryland.)

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