CAIR Welcomes Hate Crime Assault Arrest in Vermont, Confederate Monument Removal and Black History Exhibit in Virginia

(WASHINGTON D.C., 8/2/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the arrest of a hate crime suspect in Vermont and the installation of an exhibit highlighting Black history in Christiansburg, Va.   CAIR also welcomed the removal of a Confederate monument in Franklin, Va.  Yesterday […]

CAIR, Strindberg & Scholnick File Suit on Behalf of Utah Muslim Challenging Car Dealer’s Religious Discrimination

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/2/21) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Strindberg & Scholnick law firm today announced the filing of an employment discrimination lawsuit against Bradshaw Chevrolet in Utah on behalf of Allan Goodson, who asked to take short prayer breaks at work but was instead harassed and fired.  READ CAIR’S FILING: https://www.cair.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/002_Complaint2021-07-27.pdf   Goodson, […]

CAIR Action Alert: Support Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Global Migration Agreement Act and Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers Act (SAHRAA)

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 07/30/2021) – The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on all Americans to urge their representatives to support Congresswomen Ilhan Omar’s adoption of Global Migration Agreement Act and Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers Act.     TAKE ACTION: Click Here to Urge Congress to […]

CAIR-Colorado Condemns Possible Hate Crime Shooting Targeting Iraqi Immigrants’ Home

(DENVER, CO – 7/30/2021) – The national office and Colorado chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR/CAIR-CO) today condemned a possible bias-motivated shooting at an Iraqi immigrant family’s home in Aurora, Colo.   SEE: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe’: Aurora Family Fears Hate Crime, Moves Out After Bullets Strike Home   https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/e2-80-98i-don-e2-80-99t-feel-safe-e2-80-99-aurora-family-fears-hate-crime-moves-out-after-bullets-strike-home/ar-AAMIC0I The father, an Iraqi […]

CAIR Welcomes Congressional Commission on China Calling on Hilton to Drop Plan to License Hotel on Site of Demolished Uyghur Mosque

Congressional Uyghur Caucus is launched on same day of congressional commission call on Hilton to drop its plans  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/30/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded the chairs of the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional-Executive Commission on China calling on Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: […]

CAIR-Minnesota Calls for Hate Crime Probe of SUV Attack on Cold Spring Family’s Home

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/29/21) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today called on local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for an intentional SUV attack on the home of a Cold Spring, Minn., family.   For two months, the family has been the target of alleged […]