Tag: Council on American-Islamic Relations

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CAIR Leader Apologizes for Tweet Celebrating Russian Jet Crash

Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has apologized for a tweet he sent out — and subsequently deleted — where he said that he wished more people had died on board the deadly Russian military jet crash that claimed 92 lives on its way to Syria on Christmas Day.

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) warned that Muslims are now potential victims at risk of being harmed in the wake of the attack at a press conference addressing a Somali man who allegedly shouted “Allah” as he stabbed nine people at a Minnesota before he was shot dead by an off-duty officer.

CAIR-Sponsored Philadelphia Coalition Pushes For 2 Official City-Wide Muslim Holidays

A coalition sponsored by the Philadelphia Council on American-Islamic Relations–an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation terror financing trial and a designated terror organization in the United Arab Emirates–and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) is pushing to have two Muslim holidays officially recognized by the city as equal to the Christian and Jewish holidays for which city employees and public school students are off from work and school.

Geller: Hundreds of Muslims Walk Off Jobs at Cargill Meat Plant, Demanding More Religious Prayer Accommodation

At a Colorado meat packing plant, 190 Muslim workers have been fired after they walked off the job to protest not being given special breaks for Islamic prayer. Some of them returned to work, but most of them are staying away, as now the Hamas-tied Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has stepped in to pressure the company, Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colorado, to grant Muslim workers special privileges.

CAIR microphone (Jessica Gresko / Associated Press)

10 Reasons to Be Suspicious of CAIR

One reason to be suspicious of Washington’s ability to deal with the threat of Islamist terrorism is that the same dodgy characters keep showing up as self-appointed spokespersons for the American Muslim community.

FBI Chart and Documents Portray CAIR as Hamas-Related Organization

An FBI chart has surfaced depicting connections between the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. Obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, the chart shows CAIR falling under the umbrella of the jihadi outfit.

WAR: Cambridge, Massachusetts City Council Censures Breitbart News

On November 16, Breitbart Contributors Ilya Feoktistov and Sam Westrop released a devastating exposé on recently re-elected Cambridge City Council Member Nadeem Mazen, who also proudly serves on the board of the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), an organization linked to Hamas and financed in part by Saudis.

CAIR microphone (Jessica Gresko / Associated Press)

Why Is CAIR Helping San Bernardino Terrorists After the Fact?

One might think that an organization that was once named an unindicted co-conspirator in a terrorism trial might be at great pains to distance itself from any new terrorist acts. But CAIR cultivates its notoriety because it serves the organization’s fundamentalist purposes.