CAIR-MA Publishes Report on Local Hate Group

  CAIR-MA has recently published a report on a local hate group, Americans for Peace and Tolerance, at Islamophobia.org; it can be found below and at http://www.islamophobia.org/156-americans-for-peace-and-tolerance/170-americans-for-peace-and-tolerance.html.  The report outlines in detail the group’s sources of funding (over $700,000 per year, documented, in donations according to the group’s most recent records),…

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CAIR-MA Responds to Bigoted Article

Last Saturday, the Boston Herald ran an article by a syndicated opinion columnist titled “Silence is Deafening from Muslim Community after Shootings” (http://www.bostonherald.com/…/fitzgerald_silence_is_deafeni…). In it, Mr. Joe Fitzgerald claims, without any factual support, that there was little to no outcry or condemnation from the Muslim community, locally or nationally, about…

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CAIR Brief on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

Produced by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Updated: July 2015 What is Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)? In part due to the field’s recent expansion, there is no consensus definition of CVE, including from the administration. One working definition is “the use of non-coercive means to dissuade individuals or groups…

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Boston Globe Highlights CAIR-MA

By Lisa Wangsness GLOBE STAFF  JULY 02, 2015 A new generation of Muslim leaders is emerging in Boston, taking the helm of established religious institutions and forming new civil rights and political advocacy groups. The younger leaders grew up in America, unlike many of their predecessors, and appear more willing to raise concerns…

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