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, July 06, 2018
CAIR Calls on GOP to Repudiate Trump's 'Aggressively Racist and Misogynistic' Rant in Montana
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Republican Party leaders and elected officials to repudiate Donald Trump's "aggressively racist and misogynistic" rant at a rally last night in Montana. In his...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
CAIR Condemns Israeli Massacre of Palestinian Civilians Protesting Embassy Move to Jerusalem
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the Israeli massacre of dozens of Palestinian civilians protesting both the move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem and the anniversary of the ethnic...
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
#LoveAMuslim Twitterstorm Responds to #PunishAMuslimDay
Hundreds of businesses, national security officials, local, state, and federal elected officials of both parties, civil rights leaders, and organizations representing impacted communities announced the filing of several dozen amicus (friend of the court) briefs opposing the latest iteration of...
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
CAIR Calls on DHS to Revise or Drop Report Targeting Muslim Immigrants, Residents with Long-Term Profiling and Surveillance
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to revise or drop a draft report that initially urged authorities to target Sunni Muslim legal immigrants and permanent...
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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
CAIR Says Trump's Call for Imprisonment of Clinton Aide is Attempt to 'Politicize' DOJ
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said President Trump's call to jail a former aide of Hillary Clinton is an attempt to politicize the Department of Justice. In a tweet this morning, Trump called for the...
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
CAIR Responds to Trump's Threat to Cut Aid to Countries Over Jerusalem Vote at UN
Justice is a core value of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. That's why Americans of all political persuasions and faith traditions should support international law and justice for Palestinian families and children. WATCH: Donald Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Countries Over UN Jerusalem Vote Donald...
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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
CAIR Condemns Manhattan Terror Attack
In a statement, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said: "CAIR condemns today's horrific and cowardly attack in Manhattan and offers sincere condolences to the loved ones of those killed and injured. Since the goal...
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
CAIR Report Shows 2017 on Track to Becoming One of Worst Years Ever for Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes
Yesterday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization released an update on anti-Muslim incidents in the second quarter (April-June) of 2017. CAIR’s quarterly report indicates that the number of hate crimes in the first half...
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Monday, May 01, 2017
CAIR Urges Trump Administration Not to Appoint Wisc. Sheriff Who Supported 'Patrols' in Muslim Neighborhoods to DHS Post
The Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged the Trump administration not to appoint Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. to a post with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Sources say Clarke...
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Racist, Islamophobic Letter with 'Foreign Substance' on Quran Page Sent to CAIR's DC Headquarters
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today that its Washington, D.C., headquarters has received a racist, Islamophobic letter sent from Michigan portraying former President Obama as a monkey and containing a page...
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