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Ismail Allison

#BoycottHilton Coalition to Hold Educational Leafleting Campaign at Hilton Hotels Nationwide Over Plan to Build on Site of Bulldozed Uyghur Mosque in China   

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/13/21) – On Saturday, Oct. 16, the #BoycottHilton Coalition* of more than 40 American and international organizations, plans to hold a nationwide educational leafleting campaign outside Hilton Worldwide hotels nationwide over that corporation’s licensed construction of a Hampton Hotel on the site of a bulldozed mosque in the Uyghur region of China.   Cities in which leaflets have been confirmed include:   Memphis, TN   Seattle, WA   New York, NY   Los Angeles, CA   San Francisco, CA   New Haven, Connecticut   Philadelphia,

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Ismail Allison

CAIR Welcomes Investigation into Racist Incidents at Maryland Schools

(BALTIMORE, MD, 10/13/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed an investigation by two Maryland schools into alleged racist incidents at sporting events.  In Montgomery County, Md., Albert Einstein and Sherwood high schools are investigating reports of racist incidents that occurred during girls’ soccer and volleyball games between the two schools on September 30th and October 4th, respectively. Sherwood students are accused of making

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CAIR-Washington Stands with Tacoma Muslim Community After Mosque Burned, Asks Authorities to Probe Possible Bias Motive 

(SEATTLE, WA 10/13/21) – CAIR Washington, the Washington State chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, today called for an investigation into a possible bias motive for a devastating fire that occurred Monday night at the Islamic Center of Tacoma.   SEE: Arson Suspected in Blaze at Tacoma Mosque, Police Say   https://komonews.com/news/local/arson-suspected-in-blaze-at-tacoma-mosque-police-say At the time of the fire, there were two worshippers present inside the mosque just before scheduled evening prayers. No one was injured in the

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Ismail Allison

CAIR Welcomes Probe of Montana Professor’s Islamophobic Blog Posts 

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/13/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a probe into a University of Montana Professor’s Islamophobic and misogynistic blog posts.   The University of Montana is investigating a computer science professor’s now-deleted blog posts that disparaged Muslims and women. In his posts, the professor said that “one cannot both be a peaceful Muslim and a faithful Muslim. In other words, Muslims are only

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Turkish Federation Joins #BoycottHilton Coalition, Releases Video Calling on Public to Defend Uyghur Muslims from Genocide 

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/13/21) – The Federation of Associations of Turkey (Türkiye Dernekler Federasyonu) has released a video announcing its participation in the #BoycottHilton Coalition, which consists of over 40 American and international organizations boycotting the corporation due to its decision to license the construction of a Hampton Hotel on the site of a bulldozed mosque in the Uyghur region of China.   WATCH THE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/vyHDu0cDVes Video: Chinese Police Whistleblower Exposes Campaign of Torture Against Uyghurs

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Ismail Allison

CAIR Condemns Racist ‘KKK’ Vandalism in Tennessee, Calls for Hate Crime Probe 

(WASHINGTON D.C., 10/12/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned racist “KKK” vandalism in Nashville, Tenn., targeting a woman’s vehicle and those of others in her area.  On Sunday, a Nashville woman noticed the letters “KKK” carved into the hood of her car. The woman filed a police report about the incident and said her vehicle wasn’t the only car in the parking lot

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