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CAIR Condemns Attacks on Christian Worshippers and Others in Sri Lanka as ‘Outrageous, Despicable’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/21/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that reportedly left more than 200 dead and more than 450 injured. In a statement, CAIR National Executive … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Congress to Repeal the Muslim Ban

CAIR TEXAS-Houston has joined 126 other groups in an open letter calling on the @TheDemocrats @GOP @LPNational @GreenPartyUS to adopt #2020 platforms that repeal the #MuslimBan, reverse historic-low cap on refugees. See letter: www.tinyurl.com/2020PlatformLetter #Repealtheban

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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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New Zealand Terror Victims Vigil Thank You Letter

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CAIR Houston Hosts Press Conference on Deadly New Zealand Mosque Shootings

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CAIR Houston Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques

BREAKING NEWS:  CAIR-Houston to hold Press Conference to Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urges 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 … Continue reading

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U.S. SUPREME COURT RULING ON MUSLIM BAN 3.0: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in support of Trump’s bigoted Muslim Ban. This is bad but we will keep fighting. It’s more important than ever to know your rights despite this decision. Since December 4, 2017, the Muslim Ban has been in full effect for certain individuals from: … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER FROM BAHIA AMAWI ON TEXAS HOUSE BILL 793

Dear Fellow Texan, My name is Bahia Amawi. I am an elementary school speech language pathologist and I lost my job because I refused to go against my principles. I chose to exercise my first amendment right to freedom of speech. This past year as I was renewing my contract with … Continue reading

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