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Ayan Ajeen

TONIGHT: Register for CAIR’s Webinar: ‘#ELECTION2020: Everything You Need to Know to Vote in Maryland this November’

(BALTIMORE, Md., 8/24/20) –  Later this evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a webinar addressing the USPS controversy and highlighting what voters need to know in order to cast their ballots in November’s presidential election.  WHAT: CAIR WEBINAR: ‘#ELECTION2020: Everything You Need to Know to Vote in Maryland this November” WHEN: TONIGHT, Monday, August 24, 7:30 p.m. EST WHERE: Online  REGISTRATION LINK: https://bit.ly/muslimsvotemaryland  CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062; CAIR Government Affairs Intern Huzzaifa Muhammad, mdoutreach@cair.com, 443-636-1809

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Calls for ‘Immediate Action’ Against Wisconsin Officers Who Tased, Shot Unarmed Black Man Jacob Blake in Back, in Front of Children

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/24/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called for “immediate action against any and all officers who violated the law” during a police encounter Sunday in Kenosha, Wis., that ended when an officer shot an unarmed African-American man numerous times in the back in front of his young children.    The shooting, captured on cellphone video, shows Jacob Blake walking around the front of his SUV to his driver-side door as officers follow him with their guns pointed at

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-LA Condemns Anti-Semitic Banner Hung from Freeway Overpass

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 8/23/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today condemned an anti-Semitic banner hung from an overpass over the 405 freeway.  The banner, with the phrase “The Jews Want A Race War,” was seen Saturday hanging from an overpass over the southbound lanes of the 405 less than a mile away from the Florence Avenue exit.  Photos posted on social media show another banner publicizing

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Calls for Investigation into Navy Chaplain in Virginia Who Wrote that Islam is ‘Evil,’ Compared Faith to Nazism

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/21/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for the military to investigate a U.S. Navy chaplain who once wrote that Islam is “evil” and compared the faith of millions of American Muslims to Nazism.  In his book “Islam Uncovered,” published in 2002, Chaplain Brian Waite wrote that the world would inevitably see terrorist strikes “in the name of Allah.” “Some of these attacks

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR, CAIR-Arizona Demand Criminal Probe, Firing of Officers Involved in 2017 Killing of Black Muslim Man

Video shows officer saying, ‘Allah? He’s not going to help you right now,’ as Muhammad Muhaymin Jr. was being pinned down with knee on his neck (PHOENIX, AZ, 8/21/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Arizona chapter (CAIR-Arizona) today demanded a transparent and independent criminal investigation and the firing of officers involved in the 2017 killing of Muhammad Muhaymin Jr., a Black Muslim man.  Newly-revealed body camera video shows 43-year-old Muhaymin pinned down by Phoenix

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Minnesota, Police Accountability Groups to Call for Firing of Minneapolis Police Federation Head Bob Kroll

At City Hall press conference, groups to deliver more than 250,000 petition signatures demanding Kroll’s removal as president of the Minneapolis Police Federation  (MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 8/21/20) – Later today, the Minnesota chapter of theCouncil on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join a coalition of local and national civil rights, racial justice, and police accountability organizations at a press conference to demand the firing of Minneapolis Police Federation President Bob Kroll.   SEE: CAIR calls for firing of

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