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CAIR-Houston Press Release: CAIR-Houston Expresses ‘Shock,’ Calls for Federal Probe of Threats Against Muslim Store Employee by Possible White Supremacist

Civil rights group shocked that alleged attacker with extensive criminal record has been released by authorities and is still potentially a danger to victim and community at large (HOUSTON, TX, 4/18/2019) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Press Conference Condemning Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urging Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide

(Houston, TX, 3/15/19) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today mourned the deaths of more than 40 worshipers gunned down in terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during prayers on Friday, condemned the apparent anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant hate … Continue reading

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New Zealand Terror Attack Press Conference at ISGH

(Houston, TX, 3/15/2019) Press Conference at ISGH with community supporters, HPD, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Interfaith Ministries, and our own Arsalan Safiullah.

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CAIR to Hold ‘Know Your Rights as a Student’ Live Facebook Discussion for Muslim Youth, Parents

CAIR to Hold ‘Know Your Rights as a Student’ Live Facebook Discussion for Muslim Youth, Parents (WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/27/18) — On Tuesday, August 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a live “Know Your Rights as a Student” discussion on Facebook for Muslim youth and parents. CAIR National Executive … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Urges Stepped-up Security for Texas Mosques Following Another Arson Attack

CAIR-Houston Urges Stepped-up Security for Texas Mosques Following Another Arson Attack (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 7/19/18) – The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today urged Texas Muslims and Islamic institutions to take extra security precautions following another arson attack on a mosque in that state. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office is … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Welcomes Conviction of Victoria Mosque Arsonist

CAIR-Houston Welcomes Conviction of Victoria Mosque Arsonist (HOUSTON, TX, 7/17/18) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today welcomed the conviction of a man who torched a Victoria, Texas, mosque last year. Marq Vincent Perez was found guilty on all three felony counts: damage to religious property, possession … Continue reading

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CAIR Decries U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Allowing Muslim Ban to Remain in Effect

CAIR Decries U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Allowing Muslim Ban to Remain in Effect   (WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/26/18) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision announced this morning to allow the Muslim Ban 3.0 to remain in effect. WATCH: CAIR News Conference Reacting to the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Joins Mayor Turner in Rejecting Trump’s ‘Baby Jails,’ Urges Turn-Out at Family Separation Protest

CAIR-Houston Joins Mayor Turner in Rejecting Trump’s ‘Baby Jails,’ Urges Turn-Out at Family Separation Protest (HOUSTON, TX, 6/22/18) – The Houston Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today expressed solidarity with Mayor Sylvester Turner who is rejecting Child Immigration Detention Centers, or “baby jails,” in that city would house … Continue reading

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Reminder: CAIR to Hold News Conference Reacting to SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling

MEDIA ADVISORY REMINDER: CAIR to Hold News Conference Reacting to SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling Ruling on Trump’s Muslim Ban may come on Thursday, June 14, Monday, June 18, or later Thursdays or Mondays in June   (HOUSTON, TX 6/13/18) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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CAIR-HOUSTON News Conference over Muslim Ban 3.0 Cancelled

MEDIA ADVISORY CAIR-HOUSTON to Cancel News Conference Reacting to U.S. Supreme Court ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling and Later Rally/Protest (HOUSTON, TX, 6/10/18) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-HOUSTON), has cancelled the news conference it was to offer reaction to the anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision on the legality of … Continue reading

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