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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...

Apr 15, 2014, 21:03 ET

CAIR-NY Welcomes NYPD Decision to Disband Muslim Spying Unit

 The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a decision by the New York Police Department (NYPD)...

Apr 13, 2014, 19:53 ET

CAIR: American Muslims Stand with Jewish Community After Kansas Shootings

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

Apr 08, 2014, 13:50 ET

CAIR Asks Brandeis University Not to Honor Islamophobe Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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

Mar 27, 2014, 13:40 ET

CAIR-SV to Call for Rejection of Islamophobia After Calif. Muslim Shot Dead in Hate Attack

Later today, the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) will hold a news conference with community...

Mar 22, 2014, 00:43 ET

CAIR Welcomes ABC Family's Cancellation of 'Alice in Arabia'

 The Greater Los Angeles-Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel...

Mar 10, 2014, 11:36 ET

U.S. Muslim Groups to Launch New Council with Political Census

 On Wednesday, March 12, eight* major national American Muslim organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in...

Feb 20, 2014, 14:31 ET

CAIR Asks Va. Sheriff to Drop Trainer Who Says Mosques 'Have No Right to Exist,' CIA Director is Secret Muslim

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Virginia Muslims and all those concerned about the proliferation of Islamophobia...

Jan 22, 2014, 17:26 ET

CAIR: Federal Judge Says No-Fly List Creates 'Second Class Citizens'

Ruling allows CAIR lawsuit on behalf of Muslim traveler to go forward The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:36 ET

CAIR Welcomes Updated Pentagon Policy on Religious Accommodation

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

Nov 24, 2013, 20:50 ET

CAIR: U.S. Muslims Welcome Nuclear Deal with Iran

Iranian government urged to drop support for brutal Syrian regime  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:16 ET

CAIR-FL to Support School Targeted for Teaching About Islam

Protesters ask students to tear chapter about Islam out of textbooks  Later today, the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic...

Oct 24, 2013, 16:18 ET

CAIR: Minnesota School Drops Anti-Muslim Speaker

Islamophobe claims U.S. Muslims 'will kill your children,' says 'we are in war with Islam'  Following intervention by the Minnesota...

Oct 22, 2013, 13:00 ET

CAIR Welcomes Arrest of Missouri Mosque Arson Suspect

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

Oct 13, 2013, 13:33 ET

CAIR-MN Asks GOP to Repudiate Michele Bachmann's Anti-Mosque Remarks

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today called on state and national Republican leaders to repudiate...

Oct 12, 2013, 16:28 ET

CAIR: American Muslims to Mark End of Hajj with Prayers

On Tuesday, October 15, American Muslims will mark the end of the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca, or Hajj, with communal prayers and celebrations at...

Sep 22, 2013, 18:13 ET

CAIR-NY: Sikh Professor Beaten, Called 'Osama,' 'Terrorist'

Muslim civil rights group urges New York leaders to speak out against hate crimes  The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic...

Sep 22, 2013, 12:35 ET

CAIR-NY: NJ Muslim Woman Assaulted, Called 'Terrorist' at Pro-Democracy Rally

 The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today reported an apparently bias-motivated assault on a New...

Sep 22, 2013, 11:59 ET

CAIR Condemns Terror Attack on Nairobi Mall

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

Sep 01, 2013, 14:56 ET

CAIR: FBI Visits to Syrian-Americans Prompt Reminder of Legal Rights

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

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