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Oct 01, 2014, 14:38 ET

CAIR Asks Defense Contractors to Drop Funding for Islamophobe Frank Gaffney

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on defense...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:50 ET

CAIR: U.S., World Muslim Leaders' Open Letter Refutes ISIS's Ideology, Urges Supporters to 'Repent,' 'Return to the Religion of Mercy'

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today joined a number of national and...

Sep 23, 2014, 15:58 ET

CAIR: 100+ Muslim Scholars, Leaders to Issue Open Letter Refuting ISIS Ideology

On Wednesday, September 24, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, will hold a...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:45 ET

CAIR Applauds FIBA Decision to Drop Basketball Hijab Ban

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today applauded a decision by the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to...

Sep 10, 2014, 12:28 ET

CAIR: D.C., National Muslim Leaders to Watch President's ISIS Speech, Offer Reaction

This evening, leaders of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the local and national Muslim community will take part in a Capitol...

Sep 02, 2014, 14:26 ET

CAIR Condemns Killing of Journalist Steven Sotloff by 'Anti-Islamic' Terror Group ISIS

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the reported...

Aug 29, 2014, 16:03 ET

CAIR Asks DOJ to Probe Minn. Police Tasing of Black Man Who Thought He Was Sitting in Public Space

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on the U.S....

Aug 25, 2014, 11:08 ET

CAIR: National Director of Muslim Civil Rights Group Attends Michael Brown Funeral

 Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and...

Aug 20, 2014, 12:30 ET

CAIR Condemns 'Barbaric' Killing of U.S. Journalist by Terror Group ISIS

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned what it...

Aug 02, 2014, 20:24 ET

CAIR Joins Tens of Thousands at D.C. Rally for Gaza

 Representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today...

Jul 23, 2014, 13:45 ET

USOC Responds to CAIR's Call to Ensure Rights of Muslim Women at Colo. FIBA B-Ball Tournament

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has called on the United...

Jul 22, 2014, 16:57 ET

CAIR-CA Launches Letter-Writing Campaign for Gaza at Ramadan Events

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today announced the launch of a letter-writing to call for an end to...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:46 ET

CAIR-NY Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Attack on Muslims Outside Mosque

 The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today called on law enforcement authorities and public officials...

Jul 09, 2014, 13:06 ET

CAIR: Broad Coalition Urges 'Full Public Accounting' for Government Surveillance of U.S. Muslim Leaders

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today joined with a...

Jul 08, 2014, 14:32 ET

CAIR Challenges Feds' Use of 'State Secrets' in Va. No-Fly List Case

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that it...

Jul 07, 2014, 15:17 ET

CAIR: NSA Interception of American's Personal Data Will Undermine Political Participation

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today expressed concern...

Jun 24, 2014, 17:48 ET

CAIR Welcomes Ruling that No-Fly List Appeals Process is Unconstitutional

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a ruling by a...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:16 ET

CAIR Applauds Cancellation of Disparaging 'Redskins' Trademark

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded a...

Jun 16, 2014, 13:49 ET

CAIR: NY Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Head of Muslim Civil Rights Group

A prominent Washington-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization said today that a man was arrested Saturday in New York for allegedly...

Jun 11, 2014, 12:10 ET

CAIR: Muslim Group Launches D.C. Bus Ad Campaign Promoting Interfaith Unity

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the...