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Aswat Ensemble Joins the CAIR Banquet Lineup

October 24, 2014

We are excited to announce that the Aswat Ensemble will be providing musical entertainment at the CAIR 20th Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, November 8th. Aswat will join Amy Goodman, Imam...

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Seeking Release of American Mohamed Soltan on Hunger Strike in Egyptian Prison

October 18, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President Obama to help prevent the imminent death of Mohamed Soltan, an...

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New Website Exposing America’s ‘Islamophobia Network’

October 16, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today launched Islamophobia.org, the latest element in the Muslim civil rights organization’s work to monitor and challenge the growing anti-Muslim bigotry in American society....

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Abercrombie & Fitch: One Year Later

October 8, 2014

Last week, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review a case against Abercrombie & Fitch stemming from a complaint of religious discrimination in Oklahoma. The week prior marked...

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Civil Rights

Abercrombie & Fitch: One Year Later

Last week, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review a case against Abercrombie & Fitch stemming from a complaint of religious discrimination in Oklahoma. The week prior marked...

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Has Your Bank Account Been Closed Suddenly?

October 1, 2014

Banking institutions across the nation, including Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo, and many other national and local financial organizations, are placing undue burdens on American Muslims by closing their...

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Know Your Rights When Traveling to Hajj

September 12, 2014

As Salaamu Alaykum, The opportunity to participate in Hajj is both a blessing and privilege. If you are attending this year, we pray Insha Allah your Hajj is accepted, ask...

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Bank Clients of Middle Eastern Descent Want Answers on Closed Accounts

September 7, 2014

A Florida attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to look into the closures and determine whether race is playing...

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Government

Seeking Release of American Mohamed Soltan on Hunger Strike in Egyptian Prison

October 18, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President Obama to help prevent the imminent death of Mohamed Soltan, an...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Signing of Law Barring State Agencies from Helping Feds Collect Private Electronic Data

October 3, 2014

This week, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) welcomed Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of Senate Bill 828 (SB 828) into law. SB 828 was authored by...

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CAIR-CA Publishes 2014 Voter Guide

September 29, 2014

The four offices of the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today published the 2014 California Voter Guide. The voter guide is a compilation of resources to...

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Register to Vote Online

September 16, 2014

Voice your vote. Register to ensure you are heard in this November’s elections. Now, online registration makes it easy to sign up without any printing or mailing. Click the “Rock...

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In the News

The 13th Anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2014

Today is the anniversary of 9/11, an event that has left indelible marks on our society and culture: We’re still grappling with the ramifications of the twin towers, and coming...

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Bank Clients of Middle Eastern Descent Want Answers on Closed Accounts

September 7, 2014

A Florida attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to look into the closures and determine whether race is playing...

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ISIS Is Not Just Un-Islamic, It Is Anti-Islamic

September 5, 2014

If we want to stop ISIS, we must deny it any claim to represent Islam and starve it of the fuel of injustice. Despite misappropriating and misusing the name “Islamic...

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US Muslims Pass Activism Torch to Youth

August 31, 2014

The theme has been the focus point of several sessions attended by Muslim role models who are elevating Muslim American culture in the new millennium. The theme was also seen...

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