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2011-07-18 16:22:00

Trainer exposed by NPR for smearing Ohio Muslim scheduled to lecture at agency WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on the CIA not to use one of the Islamophobic counter-terror trainers who were exposed this morning on National Public Radio (NPR) for allegedly smearing a respected Ohio Muslim. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) also asked the CIA to conduct an agency-wide...

2011-06-10 12:02:00

USOC to advocate on behalf of Muslim weightlifter at international meeting WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following intervention by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) says it will present the case of a Muslim weightlifter in Georgia who wishes to compete wearing modest Islamic attire (hijab) to an international body meeting June 26 in Malaysia. Video: International Body to Consider Athlete's Hijab Request (CAIR)...

2011-06-08 12:50:00

Muslim civil rights group asks U.S.

2011-05-23 15:08:00

Renewed request comes following use of ethnic stereotypes in Minn.

2011-02-07 11:19:00

New website also launched to gather data on Muslim efforts to prevent extremism, work with law enforcement WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-12-29 14:46:00

Site urges mosque arson, grave desecration, false bomb threats, murder WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-10-05 14:29:00

Groundbreaking book a 'powerful educational tool' to challenge Islamophobia WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-09-03 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on media professionals and commentators to be responsible in reporting on a planned Quran burning by a tiny extremist Christian congregation in Florida.

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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.