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2012-11-07 12:23:25

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the rejection of Islamophobic candidates by voters nationwide. In Florida, Rep. Allen West (R), who claims Islam is not a religion but is instead a "totalitarian theocratic political ideology" that is a "very vile and very vicious enemy," was defeated by a narrow margin. SEE: Top House Islamophobe Allen West...

2012-11-02 11:24:15

Survey: 91 percent of Muslim voters will go to polls on November 6 WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the detailed data from a recent survey indicating that 91 percent of registered Muslim voters will go to the polls on November 6. The CAIR poll of 500 registered Muslim voters, titled "American Muslim Voters and the 2012 Election: A Demographic Profile and Survey of Attitudes," was conducted by Genesis...

Hackers Target French EuroMillions Website
2012-10-29 10:39:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Whilst Las Vegas has long accepted — proudly as it happens — the moniker of “sin city,” not everyone takes such a light hearted view of gambling. In France a group calling themselves the “Moroccanghost” hacked into a French lottery site and left messages in both French and Arabic denouncing gambling as the “work of the devil.” BBC News reports that the hackers also blocked access to...

2012-10-24 19:20:47

More than 90 percent of Muslim voters say they will go to polls on Nov. 6 WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today released the results of a survey indicating that 25 percent of American Muslim registered voters are still undecided about who to vote for in this November's presidential election. The new poll, conducted by an independent research firm on behalf of the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic...

2012-10-19 11:20:06

Military Heroes Joined by Government, Military, NYC First Responders and Business Leaders to Rededicate Iconic 'Horse Soldier' Statue at WTC Memorial NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Constellations Group: Friday, October 19(th), is 11 years to the day since US Army Special Operations Horse Soldiers joined the Northern Alliance under the cover of snow and darkness to roust the Taliban from their strongholds following the 9/11 attacks....

2012-10-18 19:20:37

Website Releases PBS Doc Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet Free on YouTube and DVD to Help Communities Engage in a Discussion about the Legacy of Muhammad WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, a documentary film from Unity Production Foundation (UPF), is estimated to have been viewed by more than 150 million people since its initial broadcast premiere on PBS, December 18, 2002. In 2011, timed with the 10(th) Anniversary of "September 11(th)" the...

2012-10-15 07:25:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of pro-freedom groups is responding to an advertising campaign in the D.C. mass transit system that seeks to quash the freedom of speech. The coalition, which includes representatives from Christian, Jewish, and secular human rights groups, is calling on Metro to donate proceeds from the deceptive Islamic supremacist ad campaign to a charity that supports human beings fleeing jihad and the sharia. The Islamic supremacist ads...

2012-10-12 11:23:21

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today unveiled an advertising campaign designed to counter anti-Muslim "savage" advertisements sponsored by a designated hate group that are now on display in Washington, D.C., metro stations. CAIR: Muslim Advocacy Launches Its Own Metro Ad Campaign http://tinyurl.com/9skuyhc Video: CAIR to Unveil D.C. Anti-Muslim 'Savage' Ad Counter Campaign http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmoqeiuKYmU...

2012-10-11 15:22:55

Campaign designed to raise level of public discourse on Islam, Muslims WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 12, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters to unveil an advertising campaign designed to counter anti-Muslim "savage" advertisements sponsored by a designated hate group now on display in Washington, D.C., metro stations. Video: CAIR Rep Says DC Anti-Muslim Ads Promote Bigotry...

2012-10-10 11:24:01

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national human rights organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), is asking Americans to act now in defense of the freedom of speech. The Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is on a jihad against free speech, trying to obstruct the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) pro-Israel ad campaign in Washington, D.C. Said AFDI Executive Director Pamela Geller: "CAIR thugs are calling in...