CAIR Asks FBI to Probe Vandalism Targeting Nebraska Mosque

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/24/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate vandalism targeting a Nebraska mosque as a possible hate crime. CAIR also called for stepped-up police protection in the area of the mosque. Someone was […]

CAIR COMMUNITY ALERT: CAIR Urges Safety Precautions After FBI Report Says Militias are Targeting U.S. Muslim Institutions

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today asked Muslim community leaders nationwide to consider instituting additional safety measures for prayers and other activities following revelations of a recent FBI bulletin warning that “militia extremists†may begin targeting Muslim institutions, including mosques and community centers. The bulletin, titled “Militia Extremists Expand Target […]

CAIR Hosts Summit on ‘Confronting the Threat of Islamophobia’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, yesterday hosted a one-day summit in Alexandria, Va.,  on “Confronting the Threat of Islamophobia.†Monday’s event brought together a number of experts to assess high-priority actions the American Muslim community and its allies can take to […]

CAIR-DFW Hosts Partners, Public Officials at First-Ever Ramadan Iftar

(DALLAS, TEXAS, 7/15/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ North Texas chapter (CAIR-DFW) held their first-ever community partners iftar (Ramadan fast-breaking) dinner last night in Richardson, Texas. In attendance were representatives of various community organizations, elected officials, law enforcement officers, and community leaders.  The evening's program included a Quran recitation and translation, an explanation of […]