CAIR Welcomes Brandeis University's Withdrawal of Honor for Islamophobe Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis-logoMuslim civil rights group says 'victory over hate' came through unified front against intolerance

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/9/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed a decision by Brandeis University to withdraw its invitation to notorious anti-Muslim extremist Ayaan Hirsi Ali to receive an honorary degree at commencement ceremonies on May 18 and attributed the "victory over hate" to a unified community response.

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CAIR-Ohio Urges Oberlin College to Investigate Anti-Muslim Arabic Lecturer

oberlin(CLEVELAND, OH - 4/1/14) -- The Cleveland chapter of the Council on Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) today expressed concern about a lecturer in the Arabic language department at Oberlin College, Dr. Samir Amin Abdellatif, who openly promotes anti-Muslim bigotry and crude stereotypes of Muslims in his writings and on campus.

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