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CAIR-San Antonio to Release Civil Rights Report Showing That Trump’s Muslim Ban Resulted in Increased Islamophobia

screenshot outlook.office.com 2018.04.17 14 01 11(San Antonio, TX, 4/30/2018) – On Tuesday, April 30, the Council on American-Islamic Relations San Antonio chapter (CAIR-SA) will hold a press conference about the release of a one-of-its-kind report showing “concrete evidence” that the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban resulted in increased anti-Muslim discrimination and violence nationwide in the past year.

CAIR’s 2018 civil rights report outlines hundreds of anti-Muslim bias incidents in 2017 and indicate how many were related to the Trump administration’s unconstitutional “Muslim Ban” executive orders. The new report, titled “Targeted,” will also document the increase in anti-Muslim bias incidents and hate crimes in 2017 over the previous year.

WHAT: CAIR-SA News Conference to Release 2018 Civil Rights Report

WHEN: Tuesday, May 1st, 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: 4800 Woodstone Dr. San Antonio, 78230

CONTACT: Sarwat Husain 210-378-9528, shusain@cair.com, Ibrahim Hooper 212-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

CAIR said it has witnessed an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims and members of other minority groups since the election of Donald Trump as president.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: Sarwat Husain 210-378-9528, shusain@cair.com, Ibrahim Hooper 212-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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