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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Missouri Calls on Delta Air Lines, DOT to Probe ‘Flying-While-Mohammad’ Incident

(ST. LOUIS, MO, 3/1/2021) – The Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Delta Air Lines and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to investigate another alleged incident of religious profiling of a Muslim passenger – this time because of his middle name “Mohammad.” CAIR-Missouri said the incident, which occurred Feb. 27 at St. Louis Lambert International Airport,

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Supports Removal of Confederate Statue in South Carolina, Dropping Confederate Highway Name in Virginia

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/1/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today supported a push for the removal of a Confederate statue in Greenville, S.C., and for a Virginia bill calling for the removal of the name of the president of the Confederacy from a highway in that state. Virginia’s Senate passed a bill that calls for the removal of the name of Jefferson Davis from Route 1.

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Ibrahim Hooper

BREAKING: DAWN, CAIR and Code Pink to Respond to Release of U.S. Intelligence Report on Murder of Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(WASHINGTON, DC, 2/26/21) – Later today at 3 p.m. ET, Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) plans to join representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Code Pink to host a virtual news conference to offer a response to the White House release of an intelligence report concluding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the 2018 killing of Washington Post journalist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi.  That report states: “We assess that Saudi

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief Challenging Federal Government’s Collection of Donor Information

Muslim civil rights group: ‘Robust First Amendment protections are vital to civil liberties for all Americans’ (WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/26/21) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the filing of an amicus (friend of the court) brief with the United States Supreme Court regarding the federal government’s ability to collect associational information in bulk in violation of the First Amendment. READ CAIR’s Amicus Brief  https://www.cair.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/AFPAmicus.pdf

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Action Alert: NO BAN Act Reintroduced in Congress, Urge Your Member of Congress to Support Today!

No President Has the Right to Discriminate Against and Ban People Traveling to the U.S. Because of Their Religion or Nationality   (2/25/21, Washington, D.C.) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged all Americans to contact their U.S. Representative to support the newly reintroduced NO BAN Act. Sponsored by Congresswoman Judy Chu and 137 original co-sponsors, the act would prohibit future presidential administrations from banning travelers to the

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-NJ Action Alert: Call on AG to Prosecute Officers in Paterson Police Brutality Incident

(2/25/21) — CAIR-New Jersey is calling on all state residents to urge New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to prosecute the Paterson Police officers who attacked Osamah Alsaidi.   While CAIR-New Jersey welcomed Attorney General Grewal’s investigation into the Paterson Police Officers’ attack, enough time has passed to charge the offending police officers.    TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION: CLICK HERE   https://action.cair.com/a/urge-nj-ag-to-prosecute-paterson-police-brutality CAIR-New Jersey continues to call for a full and transparent investigation into the related attacks against Rosdward Hernadez and Dysia Leak, two

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