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CAIR-Houston Encourages Community to Attend Funeral Services for Pakistani Exchange Student Slain in School Shooting

Media Advisory   CAIR-Houston Encourages Community to Attend Funeral Services for Pakistani Exchange Student Slain in School Shooting   (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 5/20/18) — The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) is urging community members to attend funeral services today for Sabika Sheikh, an exchange student from Pakistan who … Continue reading

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Rise Up Ramadan: First 10 Days

  Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, in which Muslims fast. This month is divided into three sections each composing of 10 days. You may also hear these three sections being referred to as “Ashra” which simply means 10 in Arabic. Each of these stages have their … Continue reading

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CAIR Welcomes Decision by Texas Agency to Drop Anti-Muslim Police Trainer

CAIR-Houston Welcomes Decision by Texas Agency to Drop Anti-Muslim Police Trainer ————— (HOUSTON, TX  5/17/18) – Today the Houston Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations welcomes the decision by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to cancel anti-Muslim ‘training’ with conspiracy theorist John Guandolo.  Earlier this month CAIR requested the … Continue reading

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CAIR Condemns Package Bombing of Beaumont Church

CAIR Condemns Bombing of Texas Church (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 5/11/18) — The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today condemned the package-bombing of Beaumont Episcopal Church. A package left on the steps of the church exploded between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, breaking several windows and without injuring anyone. “We are very … Continue reading

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CAIR To Release 2018 Civil Rights Report

MEDIA ADVISORY CAIR to Release Report Showing ‘Concrete Evidence’ That Trump’s Muslim Ban Resulted in Islamophobic Discrimination, Violence (WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/17/2018) – On Monday, April 23, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will release a one-of-its-kind report showing “concrete evidence” that the … Continue reading

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Deputies looking for man who stabbed woman while yelling anti-Muslim slurs

Check out our Communications Coordinator on the Isiah Factor to discuss horrendous hate crime and CAIR’s take on the aftermath. http://www.fox26houston.com/news/the-isiah-factor/deputies-looking-for-man-who-stabbed-woman-while-yelling-anti-muslim-slurs  

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Muslim Woman Stabbed

As-Salam-Alaikum, The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an apparently bias-motivated attempted murder of a Muslim woman by an attacker reportedly shouting “raghead” and “sand n**ger,” The 31-year-old victim, who is white and … Continue reading

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A Woman of The Millennium

This Friday CAIR-Houston has an event coming your way! Come out to the River Oaks Islamic Center at 5:30p.m. for our first ever open discussion about what it means to be a woman of the millennium, how it effects our thought process and psyche, what makes us strong and, how … Continue reading

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Muslim Women’s Day!

Check out our Communications Coordinator Sobia Siddiqui along with Zainab Ghwari and Fatima Saleck on the Isiah Factor last night to discus Muslim Women’s Day! #MuslimWomensDay #WomensHistoryMonth #CAIRHoustonCares #CAIRHOUSTON   http://www.fox26houston.com/news/the-isiah-factor/celebrating-muslim-womens-day

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Find Us, We’re Everywhere!

Part of the CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. As such, CAIR – Houston is starting to show up everywhere! We want to create and avail as many opportunities as possible … Continue reading

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