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Ayan Ajeen

TONIGHT: CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Focus on ‘Balancing Fear and Hope’ During the Coronavirus Pandemic

(WASHINGTON, DC., 3/27/20) – This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host its second live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 8 p.m. (ET) on Facebook. GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational Tonight’s program is themed “Faith in Crisis? Balancing Fear and Hope’ During Coronavirus Pandemic” and will feature CAIR-Georgia Executive Director Abdullah Jaber, who is also an imam (Islamic religious leader), and CAIR-Georgia Legal and Policy Director Murtaza Khwaja.  Also on

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR Publishes New Online ‘Health Care Providers’ Guide to Islamic Religious Practices’ in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

(WASHINGTON, DC., 3/27/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today published a new online version of its “Health Care Providers’ Guide to Islamic Religious Practices” in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic. CAIR’s new guide states in part:  “American Muslims are members of one of the fastest growing and most diverse religious communities in the United States. It is very likely that most health care providers will find

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-Florida Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Neo-Nazi Vandalism Targeting Guatemalan-Maya Center in Lake Worth Beach, Fla.

(TAMPA, FL, 3/27/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations – Florida (CAIR-Florida), the state’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate the neo-Nazi vandalism targeting the Guatemalan-Maya Center in Lake Worth Beach, Fla. Media reports highlighted hate graffiti painted at the entrance of the Guatemalan-Maya Center. A swastika painting was followed with “Voting won’t stop us this time”. An additional graffiti “God Bless America”

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CAIR Seeks Hate Crime Charge for Alleged Assault on ‘Middle Eastern’ Man in Utah

(WASHINGTON, DC., 3/26/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for hate crime charges to be brought against a suspect who allegedly assaulted a “Middle Eastern” man in Utah because he felt a “vibe” that the victim “was going to do an act of terrorism.” Scott Kenneth Alexander, 37, of Millcreek, was arrested on two counts of assault, drug possession and unlawful detention for the alleged

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TONIGHT: CAIR to Launch ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversations Facebook Live Program with Updates from U.S. Hot Spots

(WASHINGTON, DC., 3/26/20) – This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will launch its live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 8 p.m. (ET) on Facebook. Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational Tonight’s program will feature community updates from representatives of CAIR chapters in California, Washington state and New York City, the major COVID-19 pandemic hot spots in the United States. The program will also

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-Georgia Welcomes Home Students Who Were Trapped in Peru

Muslim civil rights group thanks those who ensured their safe return to state (ATLANTA, GA, 3/26/2020) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today welcomed home 15 Georgia students who were previously trapped in Peru under martial law. After eight days of appeals to the United States government, local representatives, the media, and the public, the students boarded a chartered flight Wednesday that delivered them to the Miami International Airport that night.

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