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 […]

#HateHurts – Violent Islamophobia is on the Rise

Once again, there has been a sharp upswing in violent Islamophobia in the U.S. In recent days, we have seen the Ft. Pierce mosque firebombed by an individual, who espoused anti-Islam sentiments. We have seen Muslim women attacked while pushing strollers in New York City. An armed militia protest also prompted a town in Georgia […]

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 […]

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PRESS Release: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention

PRESS Release: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention (PHOENIX, AZ, 5/27/2016) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American Islamic-Relations of (CAIR-AZ) today applauded the decision of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release Palestinian asylum seeker Hisham Ghalia from his prolonged detention. In February, CAIR-AZ, along with The […]