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Community Alert: Reporting Threats and Hate Crimes

February 25, 2015

In light of recent events affecting American Muslims, CAIR-SFBA is advising the Bay Area Muslim community to take all threats seriously and ensure that local law enforcement are contacted in...

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Joint Statement Regarding Upcoming Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

February 18, 2015

The undersigned human rights, civil liberties, and community-based organizations write to express our continuing concerns regarding the upcoming Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) summit to be held at the White House...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Introduction of California Privacy Legislation

February 17, 2015

The California chapter of the Council on American – Islamic Relations welcomes the recent introduction of Senate Bill 178 – California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA). The bill, introduced by...

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Texas Circuit Court Judge Rules Against Immigrant Families

Santa Clara County Immigrant Rights Groups Are Confident U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Will Reject Politically-Motivated Lawsuit by Anti-Immigrant Politicians Undeterred by the political attacks, Santa Clara County immigrants...

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Civil Rights

Community Alert: Reporting Threats and Hate Crimes

February 25, 2015

In light of recent events affecting American Muslims, CAIR-SFBA is advising the Bay Area Muslim community to take all threats seriously and ensure that local law enforcement are contacted in...

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Joint Statement Regarding Upcoming Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

February 18, 2015

The undersigned human rights, civil liberties, and community-based organizations write to express our continuing concerns regarding the upcoming Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) summit to be held at the White House...

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CAIR-CA Welcomes Introduction of California Privacy Legislation

February 17, 2015

The California chapter of the Council on American – Islamic Relations welcomes the recent introduction of Senate Bill 178 – California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA). The bill, introduced by...

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CAIR Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Muslim Inmate’s Religious Rights

January 20, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded a unanimous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that a Muslim inmate in...

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Government

CAIR Seeks ‘Accountability’ Following Release of Senate Torture Report

December 9, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said a long-awaited report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on the CIA’s use of...

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New DOJ Guidelines Allow ‘Mapping’ of Muslims, Profiling at Airports, Borders

December 8, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today expressed concerns about the fact that the newly-released U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) revision of its “Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by...

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CAIR-CA Releases Results of California State Muslim Voter Survey

October 29, 2014

The California offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released the results of a October 22 survey indicating that 71% percent of...

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CAIR-SFBA to Host Voter Education Forum in Fremont Tonight

October 25, 2014

This evening, Saturday, October 25th, the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in partnership with the Islamic Society of East Bay (ISEB) and the League...

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In the News

Fuelling Islamophobia in the US

November 17, 2014

By: Khaled Beydoun The United Arab Emirates designated two Muslim-American civil rights groups – the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society – among the 83 institutions...

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Drones over San Jose? Worries fly at public hearing

November 13, 2014

By: Robert Salonga The community got its first chance to tell the San Jose Police Department what it thinks of the department’s acquisition of a drone, with the sentiment ranging...

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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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