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CAIR Calls for Expanded Hate Crime Probe After New Virginia Victims of Racist Graffiti Come Forward

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/28/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today call for an expanded hate crime probe of racist graffiti at the University of Richmond in Virginia after learning of two additional cases in which students were targeted for their national origin.  According to one media report: “’Around 10 a.m. a police officer knocked on my door and I had no idea what happened,’ said Maha

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CAIR Condemns Trump’s Mideast Plan as ‘Road Map to Perpetual Apartheid’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/28/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump’s long-awaited Mideast peace plan as a “road map to perpetual Apartheid†and an end to the national aspirations of the Palestinian people. [NOTE: Bantustans were internationally-condemned non-viable “homelands†created by Apartheid-era South Africa to deprive black citizens of their rights and to make the segregation of the races permanent.] Trump’s unilateral plan, which was

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CAIR-MI Concerned by Rushed Deportation of Iranian Student

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 1/28/2020) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today expressed serious concerns about an international student from Iran who was detained and deported without due process.  Alireza Yazdani, who had a valid student visa and was enrolled as a student at Michigan State University, was detained at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) two days ago, denied entry and has since been deported. Yazdani was reportedly pressured by U.S. Customs and Border

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CAIR-Ohio Welcomes $50K DOT Fine of Delta Air Lines Over Mistreatment of Muslim Passengers

Department of Transportation determines Delta’s removal of Muslim passengers from flights in 2016 was discriminatory (CINCINNATI, OH, 1/28/2020) – The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today welcomed a decision by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to fine Delta Airlines $50,000 for its treatment of three Muslim passengers on flights in 2016. In July 2016 a young Muslim couple from the Cincinnati area went to Europe for their ten-year anniversary. On their return

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