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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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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Thursday, April 13, 2017
CAIR Offers Condolences on Death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today offered condolences to the family and loved ones of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the nation’s first female Muslim judge and the first African-American woman to serve on New York...
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
CAIR Calls for Hate Crime Probes of Anti-Muslim Incidents in Wisconsin, Texas
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslims civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for hate crime investigations of apparently bias-motivated incidents targeting Muslims in Wisconsin and Texas. CAIR said the incidents are part of “almost daily”...
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Monday, March 27, 2017
CAIR-Florida Welcomes Orlando Mayor's 'Muslim Women's Day' Proclamation
The Council on American-Islamic Relations – Florida (CAIR-Florida), the state's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today welcomed the City of Orlando Mayor's Proclamation of March 27th as "Muslim Women's Day." In the proclamation, Mayor Buddy Dyer recognized that, "Muslim...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
CAIR Calls on White House to Cancel Meeting with Anti-Muslim Hate Group Leader
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on White House officials to cancel a reported meeting with anti-Muslim hate group leader Brigitte Gabriel . Late yesterday, Gabriel tweeted: "In D.C, preparing for my...
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