Skip to comments.Muslims battle for justice (10th Anniversary of CAIR)
Posted on 07/05/2004 6:47:27 PM PDT by Land_of_Lincoln_John
Founded in Washington, D.C., CAIR grew slowly at first, starting new chapters with volunteers and speaking out against what it considered unfavorable depictions of Muslims in the media.
The group was tagged with controversy early on as detractors suggested links between CAIR founders and militant Palestinian movements. CAIR denied the links and asserted a domestic, civil rights mission.
The accusations are rooted in the previous employment of some CAIR founders, including Executive Director Nihad Awad, with the Islamic Association for Palestine in Texas.
Critics of CAIR long have said the Texas group actively promoted the militant Palestinian group Hamas, which over the past decade has employed suicide bombings as a key weapon in its struggle against Israel.
In 1995, the U.S. government designated Hamas as a terrorist organization.
In her 2002 decision upholding the terrorist designation of the Islamic charity Holy Land Foundation, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler made the link between the Islamic Association for Palestine and Hamas that CAIR detractors had made.
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One of that pair was Randall Royer, one time communications specialist with CAIR
More about Randall here.
CAIR is an islamist propaganda agency.
CAIR can kiss my butt.
Too bad they won't battle for justice against any Arab dictator.
Who will protect Muslims if Bush is gone?
Happy Birthday, you 5th Column terrorist sympathizers. 10 is 10 too many.
When they start giving equal time to making sure that non-Muslims have rights in Muslim countries, they may begin to develop a little bit of credibility.