(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/11/14) -- The St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) today joined calls by other civil rights organizations and leaders for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting on Saturday of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/7/14) – The Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) today welcomed the resignation of Republican Party official Gavin Ellzey who tweeted last month that "offending Muslims is the duty of any civilized person, especially with a .45." GOP leaders said the comments did not represent the party's viewpoint.
Letters call for suspension of American aid to Israel due to human rights violations
(Hartford, CT, 8/8/14) -- On Friday, August 8, the Connecticut office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CT) will hold a news conference to call for a suspension of U.S. military aid to Israel for its violation of human rights in Gaza.