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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Ohio Offers Condolences to the Family of Slain Toledo Muslim Police Officer

(CLEVELAND, OH, 7/8/2020) – The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Ohio) today offered its condolences to the family and friends of Toledo Police Officer Anthony Dia, who was shot and killed on Saturday, July 4, in the line of duty. Officer Younes “Tony” Dia, who was known and loved for his professionalism and caring service to the community, died after being shot by an armed man in the parking lot of a west Toledo

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Minnesota to Protest Melissa Hortman, Demand She Bring Real Justice and Transformative Change

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/7/20) – – On Wednesday, July 8, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) will join other civil rights and community organizations at a peaceful protest to call for Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman to work for the people toward real change. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/581410166082856/ Protest participants will demand that Melissa Hortman use her position of power to fight for real change and police accountability. Report:  What will it take

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Responds to Racist Incidents in Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/7/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today responded to racist incidents in Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, and Vermont, saying such expressions of racism and white supremacy are “unfortunately a daily occurrence.” SEE: Black Americans Report Hate Crimes, Violence in Wake of George Floyd Protests and Black Lives Matter Gains https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/07/07/black-americans-report-hate-crimes-amid-black-lives-matter-gains/3259241001/ A Bloomington, Ind., Black man says he was assaulted and almost lynched by

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Ibrahim Hooper

ACTION ALERT: CAIR Calls on ICE to Reverse ‘Cruel, Dangerous and Xenophobic’ Attack on International Students

TAKE ACTION: URGE CONGRESS TO CALL UPON ICE TO GRANT EXEMPTIONS TO FOREIGN STUDENTS https://tinyurl.com/HelpForeignStudents (WASHINGTON, DC – 7/7/2020) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Trump administration to reverse its “cruel, dangerous and xenophobic” decision to force international students on F-1 and M-1 visas out of the United States if their schools shift to online-only learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to guidance released yesterday

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-NJ Signs Joint Letter Supporting Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey’s ‘Ballot Line’ System

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 7/6/2020) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today joined a coalition of organizations in support of a lawsuit brought byProgressive Democrats of New Jersey challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s “Ballot Line” system.  The lawsuit filed today in the United States Court for the District of New Jersey challenges the constitutionality of the system. The suit alleges that the layout of the primary ballots in New Jersey violate the First

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Welcomes Federal Court Ruling to Temporarily Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/6/20) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a decision by a federal judge who ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline must shut down within 30 days while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts a full environmental impact analysis. Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters have protested the project as a violation of their sacred land and

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