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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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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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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 Urges Increased Security for Religious Institutions Following ‘Fascist’ Terror Threat Targeting Baitus Samee Mosque

Muslim civil rights group asks FBI to probe threat by person praising ‘hero’ who killed dozens at New Zealand mosque and writing ‘see you in gates of valhalla’ (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 6/14/2019 – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR Houston) today called for stepped-up security at religious institutions … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Press Conference Concerning New CAIR Report: Anonymous Donors Use Mainstream Philanthropic Groups to Funnel Millions to Anti-Muslim Hate Groups

(HOUSTON, T.X, 5/6/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released a one-of-its-kind report detailing a list of philanthropic foundations, many of them mainstream, that were used  by anonymousspecial interest donors to funnel almost $125 million between 2014 and2016 to anti-Muslim … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: CAIR Wins Landmark First Amendment Victory Striking Down Texas Anti-BDS Law

(Houston, TX, 4/25/19) (HOUSTON, TX, 4/25/2019) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomed this afternoon’s landmark victory in CAIR’s First Amendment lawsuit on behalf of Bahia Amawi, the Texas speech language pathologist who lost her job because she refused to sign … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Press Release: CAIR-Houston Expresses ‘Shock,’ Calls for Federal Probe of Threats Against Muslim Store Employee by Possible White Supremacist

Civil rights group shocked that alleged attacker with extensive criminal record has been released by authorities and is still potentially a danger to victim and community at large (HOUSTON, TX, 4/18/2019) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Press Conference Condemning Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urging Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide

(Houston, TX, 3/15/19) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today mourned the deaths of more than 40 worshipers gunned down in terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during prayers on Friday, condemned the apparent anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant hate … Continue reading

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