CAIR-MI to File Suit Challenging Placement of U.S. Muslims on Terror Watch Lists Without Due Process

CAIR-MI-logo(SOUTHFIELD, MI 8/13/2014) -- On Thursday, August 14, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will hold a news conference to announce the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of several Muslims challenging their placement in the government's Terrorist Screening Database - a watch list of "known or suspected terrorists" - without due process. The lawsuit will be filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit.

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CAIR Seeks Hate Crime Probe of Virginia Mosque Vandalism

manassas-mosque-vandalism(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/12/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the FBI and local law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for vandalism targeting a Virginia mosque.

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CAIR, Md. Community Leaders to Announce Figures on Letter-Writing Campaign to Senators on Gaza

CAIR-logo(BALTIMORE, MD, 8/12/2014) -- On Wednesday, August 13, the Maryland Outreach Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights organization, will hold a news conference in partnership with community leaders at the Islamic Society of Baltimore to announce the final tally of letters signed by concerned citizens and delivered to Senators Mikulski and Cardin in light of the killing of some 2,000 people, -- mainly civilians -- in Gaza. 

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