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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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CAIR-HOUSTON to Hold News Conference Reacting to U.S. Supreme Court ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling and Later Rally/Protest

MEDIA ADVISORY CAIR-HOUSTON to Hold 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-MN), said today that it will hold a news conference to offer reaction to the anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision on the … Continue reading

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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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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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CAIR Report Shows 2017 on Track to Becoming One of Worst Years Ever for Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

CAIR Report Shows 2017 on Track to Becoming One of Worst Years Ever for Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 7/19/17) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has released an update on anti-Muslim incidents in the second quarter of 2017. CAIR’s quarterly report … Continue reading

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SCOTUS ‘Muslim Ban’ Decision Ignores Anti-Muslim Bigotry

(HOUSTON, TEXAS, 6/26/17) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a limited version of the Trump administration’s “Muslim ban” executive orders to take effect ignores the Islamophobic origins of the policy and emboldens Islamophobes in the Trump administration. … Continue reading

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