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CAIR-Houston urges Muslim communities to step up security measures during upcoming Eid ul-Adha activities

(Houston, T.X., 8/9/19) – Because of recent incidents of violence targeting public spaces, the Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston)–the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization– is urging Muslim communities around the country to step up security during activities marking the end of the yearly pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston To Join Community Members At Protest On Kashmir Crisis Outside Indian Consulate In Houston, Texas

(HOUSTON, TX, 8/8/2019) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will speak at a protest on the current crisis in Kashmir in front of the Indian embassy in Houston, Texas.The protest is in response to the revoking of Article 370 … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Calling for Firing of Mounted Officers Leading African-American Man by Rope

(HOUSTON, TX, 8/7/2019) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today is urging the Galveston’s Police Department to fire the two horse mounted officers that led a handcuffed African-American suspect by a rope through the streets. Photos of the … Continue reading

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Hajj Travel Tips

As some of our brothers and sisters embark on the blessed journey of Hajj this year, we at CAIR-Houston pray for their successful pilgrimage. Below are just a few travel tips to be aware of.

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Good News Alert: Federal Judge Advances CAIR’s Challenge to Latest Version of Texas Anti-BDS Law

(HOUSTON, TX, 7/23/2019) –  The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), today welcomed a federal court’s decision allowing CAIR’s First Amendment lawsuit against the Texas anti-BDS law to move forward. [NOTE: BDS refers to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions in support of Palestinian human rights.] READ:The Judge’s July 23, 2019 Motion … Continue reading

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Our One Year Relocation Anniversary!

CAIR TEXAS-Houston is celebrating its One Year Relocation Anniversary🎉📍 this month. In the spirit of celebrating this milestone, we invite our #Houstoncommunity to join us for what we’ve got planned! 🎉 🔹ᴊᴜʟʏ 𝟹𝟶ᴛʜWelcoming our NEW Executive Director (6-8 pm)✔️ rsvp www.tinyurl.com/welcomela–🔹ᴀᴜɢᴜsᴛ 𝟷sᴛIslamic Estate Planning Workshop (12-1 pm)✔️ rsvp www.tinyurl.com/islamicestateplanning Immigration Workshop (4-5 pm) ✔️ rsvp https://tinyurl.com/cairimmigration Open Office Hours (10 – … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights: What To Do If ICE Comes To Your Door

CAIR TEXAS-Houston is advising community members, particularly those who may be targeted in the Trump administration’s threatened Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and U.S. citizens who may be in a position to protect their brothers and sisters, to#knowtheirrights. “You have the right to not open the door,” said CAIR TEXAS-Houston, Executive … Continue reading

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Leveraging the Past for a Better Future

CAIR-Houston would like to invite you to attend the showing of Equal Justice Initiative’s documentary, Death in Dixie; followed by a panel discussion. The theme is Leveraging the Past for a Better Future. All communities are welcomed to this celebration so that we can learn from each other to build … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Welcomes Lubabah Abdullah, Esq. as New Executive Director

(Houston, TX., 6/20/2019) – The Houston Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomes Lubabah Abdullah, Esq. as its new executive director. Prior to joining CAIR-Houston, Lubabah was an attorney in St. Louis, MO. practicing in the areas of … Continue reading

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CAIR Houston Says Thank You

We would like to take a moment to thank all of our community members who joined CAIR Houston’s 2019 Ramadan Iftar! Together, we were reminded by the words of the Honorable Rabeea Collier that our “rights and freedoms are the basis of what provides us all peace in this country but we … Continue reading

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