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Community Project on Post-9/11 Ethnic and Racial Discrimination

September 15, 2014

The San Francisco Human Rights Commission is seeking participants for a community-based photography project that will shed light on Islamophobia and post-9/11 ethnic/racial discrimination, including discrimination against Arab and Sikh...

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CAIR-NY Recommends Safety Precautions After Muslim Family Attacked by Ex-Marine

September 14, 2014

In second such attack, assailant yells ‘What are you doing in my neighborhood? Get out, Arab’ The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), the nation’s largest...

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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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Thank You Note from CAIR-ISF Scholarship Recipient

September 11, 2014

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area continues to be committed to the development of our community’s future leaders. CAIR-SFBA congratulates Islamic Scholarship Foundation – CAIR scholarship recipient...

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Civil Rights

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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CAIR-CA Publishes 2014 Civil Rights Report

August 28, 2014

The four offices of the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) published the CAIR-CA 2014 Civil Rights Report today. The report summarizes and analyzes all of the...

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National Director of Muslim Civil Rights Group Attends Michael Brown Funeral

August 25, 2014

Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is attending today’s funeral for Michael Brown, the unarmed...

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Government

Coalition of Santa Clara County Organizations Expresses Serious Disappointment at President’s Delay of Administrative Relief

September 9, 2014

President Obama recently stated that he will not be taking executive action to provide administrative relief to immigrant families until after the November elections. The Santa Clara County Coalition for...

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CAIR-CA Launches Letter-Writing Campaign for Gaza at Ramadan Events

July 22, 2014

Several thousand letters have already been signed by Muslims calling for end to killing in Gaza The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today announced the launch of...

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Want to Help Palestine? Here’s How

July 18, 2014

As Salaam Alaikum, For nearly two weeks, innocent Palestinians have been targeted by a relentless and illegal Israeli military campaign. Just yesterday, multiple children were murdered. This afternoon, a ground...

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Proposed Regulation Requiring Stunning of Animals Prior to Slaughter Restricts Muslims’ Religious Rights

July 3, 2014

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently considering new regulations for the slaughter of animals in Custom Livestock Slaughterhouses. These new regulations are aimed at combating an increase...

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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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