Saturday, July 6, 2013


  • CAIR Reps to Speak at 'Restore the Fourth' Rally in D.C.
    On July 4th, representatives of CAIR, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join concerned citizens in Washington, D.C., to demand the protection of Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures.
  • CAIR-NJ: Swastika Sprayed on Islamic Center 'Disgraceful'
    The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said police should investigate the incident as a possible hate crime. "Because of the nature of this incident and because of other recent incidents targeting American mosques, we urge local, state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive," said Khurrum Ali, CAIR-NJ's civil rights director.
    • Action: Request Copy of CAIR's New Mosque Safety Guidelines
      CAIR recently began distributing new safety and security guidelines to mosques and other Islamic institutions nationwide. The new CAIR publication, "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety," was produced in response to recent bias attacks, including a series of incidents last year targeting American Muslim institutions. Community leaders may request a free copy of CAIR's "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety," by going to:
  • CAIR-LA: Stop the Lies About Spying on Law-Abiding Muslims in Orange County
  • CAIR: End Gitmo Forced Feedings Before Ramadan (CNN)
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, repeated its call Monday for the force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to stop. Ibrahim Hooper, the national director of communications at the council, said the practice of forced-feeding is always wrong and is particularly offensive during Ramadan. "We've asked for the forced-feeding to be stopped in any case. ... It sends a very negative message to the Muslim world."

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