Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, February 26, 2021
DAWN, CAIR and CodePink to Respond to Release of U.S. Intelligence Report on Murder of Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Later today at 3 p.m. ET, Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) plans to join representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and CodePink to host a virtual news conference to offer a response to the White House release of an intelligence report concluding that Saudi Crown...
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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim 'Sunnis and Shiites' Trope, Says He Is Unfit to Serve in Biden-Harris Administration
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Rahm Emanuel for “demeaning and Islamophobic comments” the former Chicago mayor made about Sunni and Shia Muslims during election coverage on ABC News last night...
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
CAIR Condemns Senate’s Failure to Block ‘Corrupt and Dangerous’ UAE Arms Deal, Calls on President-Elect Biden to Block Sale
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the U.S. Senate's decision to permit the Trump administration's "corrupt and dangerous" 23-billion-dollar arms sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and called on...
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Friday, August 14, 2020
CAIR Condemns President Trump’s Fascist Attack on Vote by Mail, U.S. Postal Service
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump for his “unapologetically fascist and unconstitutional attack on the American people" following his admission that he is purposefully blocking...
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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
CAIR Applauds U.S. House Passage of Legislation Repealing Trump's Muslim and African Bans
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for today's vote to pass the NO BAN Act (H.R. 2486, formerly H.R. 2214) and urged U.S. Senate Republican leadership to support the...
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
CAIR Welcomes Md. Judge's Ruling Blocking Trump's Order on Refugee Resettlement
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a ruling by a Maryland judge stating that President Donald Trump cannot give state and local governments "veto power" to reject refugees from resettling within their...
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
CAIR, 54 Other Civil Rights Groups Demand Removal of White Supremacist Trump Adviser Stephen Miller
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today joined 54 other civil rights organizations in sending a letter to President Donald Trump demanding that he fire Stephen Miller as his senior adviser for policy for propagating...
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
CAIR Calls for Resignation of Trump Adviser Stephen Miller After Revelation of White Supremacist Emails
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for the resignation of senior adviser to the president Stephen Miller following the Southern Poverty Law Center’s revelation of a series of white supremacist,...
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
CAIR Submits Written Testimony for Congressional Muslim Ban Hearing
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today submitted a written statement to the joint congressional oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban by U.S. House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration...
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
CAIR Condemns Trump’s Anti-Semitic ‘Disloyal’ Slurs Targeting American Jewish Community
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Trump’s doubling-down on his recent anti-Semitic slurs targeting the American Jewish community as “disloyal” if they vote for the opposing political party. Earlier...
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