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CAIR, CAIR-Georgia Secure $95K Settlement in Jail Religious Accommodation Case

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Georgia chapter (CAIR-Georgia) today announced the resolution of a significant religious accommodation case against the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office, securing a $95,000 settlement on behalf of their client, Norman Simmonds. Simmonds, who has been detained without conviction at the Dekalb County Jail for two-and-a-half years, faced relentless […]

CAIR-Georgia Condemns “Dishonest and Defamatory” Attacks on Prominent Georgia Attorney Mr. Ali Awad; Exposes Altered Social Media Posts 

Left: Ali Awad’s original Post. Right: Canary Mission’s false altered post. (ATLANTA, GA – 2/15/2024)-On Wednesday February 14th, 2024, the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, held a press conference to condemn the use of an altered social media post to launch “dishonest and […]

CAIR-Georgia Demands Teacher at Lafayette High School Apologize for Allegedly Referring to Palestinian Student as ‘Terrorist’  

CAIR-Georgia Demands Teacher at Lafayette High School Apologize for Allegedly Referring to Palestinian Student as ‘Terrorist’   (ATLANTA, GA, 2/13/2024) – On Tuesday, February 13th, 2024, the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) held a press conference to demand that Perry Fouts, a teacher at Lafayette High School, issue a formal apology to a […]

CAIR-GEORGIA DENOUNCES REPRESENTATIVE MICHAEL COLLINS’ INHUMANE, RACIST AND DEHUMANIZING STATEMENT ABOUT PALESTINIANS; DEMANDS AN APOLOGY 

Photo source: About | Representative Collins (house.gov) On February 7, 2024, Georgia District 10 House Representative Michael Collins, was recorded in video conversation with a Palestinian-American woman, stating that “as an American” he was not offended by Israel’s genocidal killing of Palestinians in Gaza. VIEW VIDEO Representative Collins’ racism and dehumanization of a whole people […]

CAIR-Georgia Files Civil Rights Complaint Against J.A. Dobbins Middle School for Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinian-American Student 

Photo source: Dobbins Middle / Homepage (paulding.k12.ga.us) CAIR-Georgia Files Civil Rights Complaint Against J.A. Dobbins Middle School for Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinian-American Student  (ATLANTA, GA, 2/7/2024) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today filed a Title VI civil rights complaint against J.A. Dobbins Middle School for discriminatory and unfair treatment of a […]

CAIR-GA, Palestine Legal, Community and Civil Rights Groups Demand Emory University Protect Palestinian, Muslim and Arab Students from Harassment   

(ATLANTA, GA, 1/24/24) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia), Palestine Legal and other community and civil rights organizations today sent Emory University a letter to express concern about the University’s failure to protect Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim students targeted by racist, xenophobic, anti-Palestinian, and anti-Muslim harassment and doxing attacks.      They […]