CAIR-AZ Calls for Hate Crime Probe for Iraqi-American Business Vandalized with Nazi Symbol  

  (Image via AZ Daily Sun) (PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 9/5/17) — The Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Arizona) today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate vandalism at an Iraqi-American business in Flagstaff as a hate crime. According to news reports, the Maktoob Hookah Lounge was vandalized with broken mirrors, items set on fire, as … Read More

CAIR-AZ Seeks Relief for Recently-Settled Refugee Family After Apparent Retaliatory Eviction

(PHOENIX, AZ, 10/5/16) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) is seeking relief for members of a recently-resettled refugee family who are alleging that they have been unjustly ordered to be evicted from their home in Phoenix.The family, which arrived last year, had previously raised concerns to apartment management regarding dangerous and unsanitary living conditions. They … Read More

CAIR-AZ Launches #HateHurts Initiative

Islamophobia and the fallout affecting multiple communities is arguably at an all-time high.  In the past few months alone, numerous mosques have been vandalized and/or targeted in addition to multiple violent attacks against Muslims, Sikhs, and those perceived to be Muslim.  CAIR-AZ has launched a new initiative entitled: Hate Hurts – to document this disturbing trend, bringing light to the … Read More

CAIR-AZ ACTION ALERT: Let the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO) Know that State Sponsored Anti-Muslim Training is NOT Acceptable.

CAIR-AZ ACTION ALERT: Let the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO) know that state sponsored anti-Muslim training is NOT acceptable. CAIR-AZ is urging Arizona’s Muslim community to let Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery that his decision to let known anti-Muslim hate speakers train hundreds of police officers and prosecutors is unacceptable.   See: The Maricopa Attorney’s Office Presents: Understanding the Threat … Read More