CAIR-Georgia Congratulates Muslims Elected in Historic Midterm 2022 Races 

(ATLANTA, GA, 11/09/2022): Today, the Georgia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations congratulated four Muslim candidates who won their races in the 2022 midterm elections on November 8, 2022. Two Muslim women won historic races in the state of Georgia in the 2022 midterm elections.  Nabilah Islam won in State Senate District 7, making […]

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-Georgia Condemns Gwinnett County GOP For Hosting Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist Trevor Loudon  

(ATLANTA, GA, 8/8/2022) – The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) today condemned the Gwinnett County GOP for hosting anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist Trevor Loudon at the party’s August 6, breakfast event, titled “The War Against the West.”   Trevor Loudon is a virulently anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant conspiracy theorist from New Zealand who believes that former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya. He […]

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 […]