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CAIR-Houston 2019 Voter’s Guide

CAIR-Houston has officially released our 2019 Voters Guide before Houstonians go to the polls on November 5th to cast their ballots. It’s our hope that this guide, which features unbiased and bipartisan information on key Houston Mayoral, City Controller and City Councilman candidates, in addition to 10 critical propositions that … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston Anti Bullying Guide

Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month?Every October, schools and organizations across the country join National Bullying Prevention Month.The goal? To encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the … Continue reading

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CAIR and CAIR-Houston Condemn NBA for Bowing to Chinese Pressure after Rockets Manager Backs Democracy in Hong Kong

Muslim civil rights group call for closure of training center in Chinese region state where 1 million Uyghur Muslims imprisoned (HOUSTON, TX – 10/7/2019) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Houston chapter today condemned the National Basketball Association (NBA) for silencing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey over … Continue reading

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Group Request to Decline Invitation to Community Summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Citing Human Rights Abuses

(Houston, TX, 9/20/19)– The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Houston Chapter, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today local organizations (see list of signatories below) sent a letter to government elected officials listed below. The letter addressed to officials featured below requested that they do not participate … Continue reading

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CAIR-Houston 18th Annual Gala

Bismillah. In the name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful.With God’s help and grace, CAIR-Houston is excited to be celebrating its 18th anniversary and invite you to join us, inshallah. Join us as we celebrate 18 years of promoting justice, empowering American Muslims, and enhancing the understanding of Islam. Sunday, … Continue reading

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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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