Thursday, June 21, 2012

  • Video: CAIR Weekly News Update
  • Arab-American Festival-Goers Taunted with Pig's Head on Pole
    About a dozen with the group stood facing the festival on Friday with signs that made bigoted remarks about Islam and its prophet, Mohammed. One of the missionaries had a pig's head mounted on a pole that he displayed in front of his group.
    • Mainstream Christians Asked to Repudiate Anti-Muslim Extremists
      "We are confident that mainstream Christians will repudiate the hateful actions of this tiny minority of anti-Muslim extremists," said Dawud Walid, executive director of CAIR's Michigan chapter. CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-Mail:
  • Video: CAIR Asks FBI to Probe Fire, Anti-Arab Graffiti at Community Center
    Officials at the Dearborn-based Council on American-Islamic Relations are asking for federal help in investigating a fire and graffiti discovered at a building associated with an area mosque.
  • CAIR: Muslims Hail President's 'Dream Act' Decision
    "Young people who have lived in America as contributing members of society should have an opportunity to come out of the shadows by legalizing their status," [CAIR] said in an online statement on Friday.
  • Muslim Players Have Faith in U.S. Basketball (RNS)
    At least eight Muslims compete in the NBA: four Turks, two African-Americans, one Iranian and one Tanzanian. One of them is center Nazr Mohammed of the Oklahoma City Thunder, now battling the Miami Heat for the championship.

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