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CAIR-CA Hosts 12th Annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar

July 2, 2015

On July 1st, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 12th annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar commemorating the holy month of Ramadan. The reception drew more...

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CAIR-CA Publishes 2015 Civil Rights Report

Reported California Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Doubled Between 2013 and 2014 The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the “CAIR-California 2015 Civil Rights Report,” which shows...

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Check These Off Your To-Do List this Ramadan

June 26, 2015

Read Quran Daily Attend Tarawih Prayers Regularly Share Ramadan with Your Co-Workers and Neighbors (Also, consider inviting them to a Ramadan Open House) Visit CAIR at your Local Masjid Allocate...

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Bay Area Muslims to Begin the Month of Ramadan this Week

June 18, 2015

On June 18, the Muslim community in the Bay Area and around the world will begin the month-long fast of Ramadan (rom-a-don), the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-CA Publishes 2015 Civil Rights Report

July 2, 2015

Reported California Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Doubled Between 2013 and 2014 The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the “CAIR-California 2015 Civil Rights Report,” which shows...

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A Reminder to Help You Prepare for Ramadan

June 11, 2015

From the Civil Rights Desk Assalamu’ Alaikum: In preparation for Ramadan, CAIR-SFBA is recirculating this short guide on your civil rights in the workplace so that you may fully take...

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CAIR‬ Welcomes Expiration of Illegal Patriot Act Provisions, Cautions Senate May Reauthorize Some Surveillance Authorities

June 1, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the expiration of one of the U.S. government’s major unconstitutional surveillance authorities, Section 2015 of the USA Patriot Act. Under Section 215...

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CAIR-SFBA and LAS-ELC Welcome Supreme Court Ruling in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) and the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) this morning welcomed what they called a historic ruling...

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Government

CAIR-CA Hosts 12th Annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar

July 2, 2015

On July 1st, the California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) hosted the 12th annual Capitol Ramadan Iftar commemorating the holy month of Ramadan. The reception drew more...

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CAIR‬ Welcomes Expiration of Illegal Patriot Act Provisions, Cautions Senate May Reauthorize Some Surveillance Authorities

June 1, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the expiration of one of the U.S. government’s major unconstitutional surveillance authorities, Section 2015 of the USA Patriot Act. Under Section 215...

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CAIR Welcomes Release of Egyptian-American Detained at Peaceful Anti-Coup Protest

May 30, 2015

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the release of Mohamed Soltan, an American citizen detained in Egypt after he was shot in 2013 during a peaceful protest against...

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Assemblymember Kansen Chu Names CAIR-SFBA’s Sameena Usman Among Community Heroes

May 29, 2015

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today said California Assemblymember Kansen Chu named its Government Relations Coordinator Sameena Usman among Assembly District 25’s...

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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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