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2010-04-22 11:56:00

Muslim civil rights group asks military to disinvite Franklin Graham WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today joined in the call for Pentagon officials to disinvite a scheduled speaker who has called Islam a "very evil and wicked religion" and this morning said Muslims are "enslaved by Islam." Become a Fan of CAIR on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/CAIR/42590232694 Subscribe to CAIR's E-Mail List...

2010-04-19 11:38:00

Muslims initially blamed for bombing by agenda-driven terror 'experts' WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today marked the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City by calling on all Americans to challenge the recent resurgence of the same anti-government extremism that lead to the bombing masterminded by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. [NOTE: CAIR-OK Executive...

2010-04-05 12:13:00

Congresswoman scheduled to speak to anti-Islam hate group whose Fla. representative brags: 'I like desecrating their [Muslims'] holy stuff' WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today urged GOP leaders to insist that Rep.

2010-04-02 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has been named among 100 of the "World's Most Influential Arabs" by the prestigious Middle Eastern magazine "Arabian Business." Awad, who is cited for his "commitment to improving Muslim rights and relations" in the United States, is number 39 on the list.

2010-04-02 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is applauding new intelligence-based airline security measures announced today that will replace the mandatory screening of travelers from 14 countries implemented following the failed Christmas Day bombing in Detroit.

2010-03-23 13:20:00

Training film features Islamophobes, Islam compared to Nazism, 'Hajji' used as pejorative WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today said it has asked the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) to investigate a report of anti-Islam bias in the training offered to security personnel by that military law enforcement agency. Become a Fan of CAIR on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/CAIR/42590232694 Subscribe...

2010-02-19 16:42:00

CAIR says 'terrorism' label meaningless if it only applies to Muslims WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-02-10 15:19:00

Islamic scholars seek changes to scanner software, urge pat-down alternative WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-01-07 16:27:00

Muslim civil rights group sends letter to president seeking action on airport 'profiling' WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-01-06 15:06:00

Muslim civil rights group seeks confirmation of 'troubling' new policy WASHINGTON, Jan.


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