CAIR-Georgia Welcomes Federal Settlement Agreement Between Sapelo Island Gullah Geechee Residents and Mcintosh County, Notes More Work to Be Done 

(ATLANTA, GA, 8/12/2022) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today welcomed a Federal Settlement Agreement between Mcintosh County, Georgia, and a group of Gullah Geechee residents of Sapelo Island.   The settlement provides damages of $2,000,000 and addresses the lack of facilities and services provided to Sapelo Island by Mcintosh County and improper tax […]

Georgia Muslims Denounce New Mexico Muslim Murders; Pledge to Stand Against Anti-Shia Hatred

(Atlanta, GA, 08/10/2022): On August 9, 2022, the Albuquerque Police Department arrested a suspect in the murder of four Muslim men in New Mexico. There are early indications that all four murders were prompted by anti-Shia hatred. In response, Georgia’s Muslim leaders issued the following statement. “As imams and leaders in Georgia’s Muslim community, we […]

CAIR, CAIR-GA Welcomes Letter from Sens. Ossoff and Romney Calling for ‘Full and Transparent’ Investigation into Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Muslim civil rights group says U.S. Must Conduct Investigation (WASHINGTON D.C., 6/7/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Georgia chapter (CAIR-GA) today welcomed a letter from Senators Jon Ossoff (D-Georgia) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) calling for a full investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Abu Akleh, an American […]

CAIR-Georgia, Georgia Muslim Voter Project Host Georgia Muslim Candidate Forum 

(ATLANTA, GA, 5/19/2022) – On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) and the Georgia Muslim Voter Project (GAMVP) hosted a Georgia Muslim Candidate Forum live on Facebook.    WATCH VIDEO HERE: https://fb.watch/d69XqSkBzP/  The non-partisan Facebook live event aimed to enable Muslim voters to learn more about the candidates and their policy stances. Tanjina Islam, a prominent […]