(DALLAS, TX, 6/6/19) – The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today condemned Islamophobic and racist Facebook posts by officers of the Dallas Police Department peddling Islamophobia and glorifying racism and police violence.
(DALLAS, TX – 5/6/19) – The Dallas Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today discussed a just-released report by its national office, called “Hijacked by Hate: American Philanthropy and the Islamophobia Network,” that shows how mainstream philanthropic foundations were used by anonymous special interest donors to funnel almost $125 million to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016.
By Ekram Haque
Our weekend “pilgrimage” to the Manzanar Japanese internment camp was heart-wrenching. Hearing from the former internees, I, and 30 other members of CAIR from around the country, were poignantly reminded of this shameful chapter in our country’s history when an American minority was incarcerated simply due to war hysteria and racism.
(Dallas, TX – 5/5/19) – The Dallas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) wishes the local Muslim communities a blessed and safe Ramadan as they prepare to join fellow Muslims from around the world in welcoming the holy month. The month long, dawn-to-dusk fasting will begin on or about May 6.*
By Ekram Haque
The death toll from the Christchurch, NZ massacre has now risen to 51 with scores remaining in critical condition. The irony of the mosque massacre in a city named after Christ and perpetrated by a Christian is self-evident. Jesus told his disciples to “Love thy neighbor as yourself.” The terrorist who mowed down 51 Muslim worshipers hated his neighbors because they had a different skin color than he.