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CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Arson of Jewish Center at University of Delaware

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations today condemned the arson attack on the Chabad Jewish Center on the University of Delaware campus. According to the UD Campus Police, the Newark Police Department, and the Delaware State Fire Marshal, the fire, which took place late Tuesday night, August 25, has been officially ruled arson and caused approximately $75,000 in damage.
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CAIR-Philadelphia Calls for ‘Immediate Action’ Against Wisconsin Officers Who Tased, Shot Unarmed Black Man Jacob Blake in Back, in Front of His Children​

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called for "immediate action against any and all officers who violated the law" during a police encounter Sunday in Kenosha, Wis., that ended when an officer shot an unarmed African-American man numerous times in the back in front of his young children.
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CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Trump’s Racist Attack on Muslim Congresswoman, Use of Anti-Asian ‘Kung Flu’ Term, and Defense of Confederate Traitors

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, strongly condemned President Trump's racist attack this past Saturday on Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN), during his first major campaign rally since the outbreak of COVID-19.
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CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Trump’s Support for Israel’s Denial of Entry to U.S. Congresswomen

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump's support for the Israeli government's denial of entry to two U.S. Congresswomen (both of whom are Muslim), preventing one from seeing her grandmother and both from acting as firsthand congressional observers of Israel's anti-Palestinian policies and visiting one of the holiest sites in Islam.
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CAIR-Philadelphia: “Blood from the El Paso Shooting Victims Leads to The White House Door”

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization (CAIR-Philadelphia) today said "blood of the El Paso shooting victims leads directly to the White House door." The shooter in the deadly attack in Texas allegedly issued a manifesto in which he said he was inspired by the massacre of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, by a white supremacist, and alarmed by "the Hispanic invasion of Texas."
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