CAIR Condemns ISIS Violence and Rejects Calls to Join Extremists Fighting Abroad

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, DC, 7/7/2104) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned as "un-Islamic and morally repugnant" violence and hostilities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and repudiated those who encourage Americans to join that and other extremist groups.

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CAIR-MN to Host Ramadan Dinner on Civil Rights July 12

CAIR-MN-logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/7/14) – On July 12, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will host a Ramadan Dinner on Civil Rights, a "celebration of civil rights, community and courage." This event is part of the City of Minneapolis' celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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DC: CAIR to Hold Media Availability with Md. Family of Fla. Teen Beaten by Israelis

Tariq-KhdeirOn Tuesday, July 8, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a media availability in Washington, D.C., with the Maryland relatives of Tariq Khadeir, the high school student who was released from custody and placed under house arrest today after he was brutally beaten and detained by Israeli forces in Jerusalem.

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