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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization.

http://www.cair.com/

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CAIR Condemns Attacks on Christian Worshippers and Others in Sri Lanka as ‘Outrageous, Despicable’ . . (WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/21/19) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that reportedly left more than 200 dead and more than 450 injured.

SEE: Sri Lanka bombings: 207 dead, hundreds injured in church, hotel explosions on Easter Sunday

In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said: "Today’s savage attacks on Christian worshippers celebrating Easter Sunday and others in Sri Lanka are outrageous and despicable. May God heal those injured, comfort the loved ones of those killed, and bring those responsible for this crime to justice. American Muslims stand with our fellow citizens of all faiths in condemning such acts of violence wherever they take place and whomever they target. Today, we join people around the world in saying, Pray for Sri Lanka.” . .

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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Thank you, @ibtihajmuhammad, for saying #IStandWithIlhan and for endorsing and supporting CAIR's work! .
. "When you incite violence against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar @repilhan, you incite violence against our entire community." .
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#IbtihajMuhammad is a U.S. Olympic medalist, an author, designer and entrepreneur. . . . 👉 More about this campaign: #PhenomenallyMuslim by @phenomenal.ly .
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. 👉 Get involved with a CAIR office near you: www.cair.com/chapters .
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#CAIR #IStandWithIlhanOmar Rep. Ilhan Omar
HAPPENING NOW: CAIR is Offering 👉 Free Legal Clinics, at ICNA-MAS Convention in D.C. at the CAIR booth in the convention bazaar (#807 - 809) TODAY until 5 p.m. 👈 and Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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CAIR attorneys will answer questions about the Trump administration's "Muslim ban," discrimination in the workplace or in schools, bullying of Muslim students, and other topics of concern to the American Muslim community.
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#LegalClinic #KnowYourRights #CAIR @cair_national #icnaconvention #DC #Lawyers #CivilRights #IStandWithIlhan
CAIR Calls on Leaders to Say #IStandWithIlhan After Trump Tweet Endangers Rep. Ilhan Omar
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. “All fair-minded Democrats and Republicans need to not only oppose Trump’s continued incitement but also use their platforms to warn both liberal Islamophobes and on the right, who seek to frame Rep. Omar as less American because of her skin color and how she prays, that hate speech leads to hate violence.”
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READ FULL STATEMENT: https://www.cair.com/cair_calls_on_leaders_to_say_istandwithilhan_after_trump_tweet_endangers_rep_ilhan_omar?fbclid=IwAR2VA-aE8pN8uVPUEzihBODi2RqHt0DbLAdSOKPHxgafHhAD_fNmJgPRmmA
Last Night, @cair_national Attorneys Ankur Sakarai and Zanah Ghalawanji Led a 👉“Know Your Rights” Workshop 👈 at the @islamiccenterofmaryland 
#CAIR #KnowYourRights. #ICM
TODAY: Rep. Chu and Sen. Coons just introduced the NO BAN Act—legislation that would not only repeal Trump's Muslim Ban, but restrict future administrations from doing anything like it ever again. .
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Contact your representatives today and let's #RepealTheBan: repealtheban.org
We are here in U.S. House of Reps where the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary Hearing On “Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism” is about to begin.
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SEE CAIR Statement for the Record on the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary Hearing On “Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism:" http://tinyurl.com/StatementonWhiteNationalism .
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CAIR’s statement reads in part: .
. “CAIR urges the House Judiciary Committee and all the U.S. government to confront and admit the reality that we as a nation are in the middle of an epidemic of white nationalist and Islamophobic attacks targeting minority religious communities. Congress and the U.S. government must address this wave of violence with the full force of its Constitutional powers in consultation with impacted communities
“You don’t want your grandma seeing you in handcuffs no matter what, because it hurts her heart, she loves you. And you hope that she doesn’t think anything bad of you.” .
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Raised in Buffalo, NY, American Muslim leader Hassan Shibly is regularly humiliated while traveling.
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On the way back from an annual religious conference in Canada, Hassan and his family were isolated for secondary screening and interrogation while reentering the U.S.
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He was handcuffed in front of his grandmother who fainted when having to witness this. .
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#FreeToTravel #FlyingWhileMuslim #Freedom #Watchlist
Hawa Wehelie holds a law degree and an #MBA from Howard University @howard1867 and now practices law in Washington, #DC. .
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On October 22, 2017, she was returning from a vacation in @Canada with her family when they were separated, detained, and interrogated. .
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Her laptop and cell phone were taken and not returned for nearly two months. . . 
Her private data, including photos, contacts, and information about her clients were copied by the government
without notice.
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#FreeToTravel #FlyingWhileMuslim #Freedom #Watchlist
The Watchlist has even violated the rights of infants and their parents, like “Baby Doe 2”, one of CAIR’s plaintiffs who was subjected to a four-hour detention and screening process. .
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#FreeToTravel #FlyingWhileMuslim #Freedom #Watchlist
The #watchlist, the unconstitutional and ineffective federal government program, has violated the civil rights of
thousands of American citizens due to its erroneous monitoring system. .
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#CAIR is directly challenging the
federal government through a series of high-profile lawsuits across the country. .
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#FreeToTravel #FlyingWhileMuslim #Freedom