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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Community Advisory: Join the White House Virtual Eid Celebration on May 16th

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/7/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is encouraging all Americans to register for the upcoming “White House Virtual Eid Celebration,” taking place online on Sunday, May 16 at 5 PM (ET). Open to the public, the White House Virtual Eid Celebration will recognize the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan with a special virtual Eid celebration, open to the public for the

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Ibrahim Hooper

BREAKING: CAIR-Philadelphia to Represent Muslim High School Student Bullied Online and Attacked at School, Calls on District to ‘Rectify Missteps’

(PHILADELPHIA, PA, 5/7/21) – The Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia) today called on North Penn School District to fully investigate and rectify its missteps that led to Sanaa Beaufort, a junior at North Penn High School in Montgomery County, Pa., allegedly being attacked by two fellow students after a months-long online harassment campaign.   CAIR-Philadelphia also announced that it has agreed to provide legal representation for the student.  The attack took place on Tuesday, May 4, and was

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Calls on Amazon to Drop Seller’s Insulting Underwear Line Embossed with Islamic Testimony of Faith

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/7/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called online retailer Amazon to remove a line of men’s underwear and boxer briefs that offensively displays the Islamic Shahadah in Arabic calligraphy, the testimony of Islamic faith and one of the five pillars of Islam. The product is listed on Amazon as being sold by Chinese clothing distributer Guangzhou Yumei.  The product is listed as “CUTEDWARF La-Ilaha-Illallah-Muhammadur-Rasulullah

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR: U.S. Muslims to Mark End of 2nd Ramadan Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/7/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said American Muslims are preparing to celebrate thesecondEid ul-Fitr (EED-al-FITTER) holiday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Video: A Last 10 Days of Ramadan Message from CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad On or about Thursday, May 13,* the Muslim community in America will celebrate the Eid ul-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of

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