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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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New Zealand Terror Attack Press Conference at ISGH

(Houston, TX, 3/15/2019) Press Conference at ISGH with community supporters, HPD, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Interfaith Ministries, and our own Arsalan Safiullah.

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CAIR to Hold ‘Know Your Rights as a Student’ Live Facebook Discussion for Muslim Youth, Parents

CAIR to Hold ‘Know Your Rights as a Student’ Live Facebook Discussion for Muslim Youth, Parents (WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/27/18) — On Tuesday, August 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a live “Know Your Rights as a Student” discussion on Facebook for Muslim youth and parents. CAIR National Executive … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Urges Stepped-up Security for Texas Mosques Following Another Arson Attack

CAIR-Houston Urges Stepped-up Security for Texas Mosques Following Another Arson Attack (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 7/19/18) – The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today urged Texas Muslims and Islamic institutions to take extra security precautions following another arson attack on a mosque in that state. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office is … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Welcomes Conviction of Victoria Mosque Arsonist

CAIR-Houston Welcomes Conviction of Victoria Mosque Arsonist (HOUSTON, TX, 7/17/18) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today welcomed the conviction of a man who torched a Victoria, Texas, mosque last year. Marq Vincent Perez was found guilty on all three felony counts: damage to religious property, possession … Continue reading

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