(South Plainfield, NJ 07/08/2019) – The New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ), the state’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today its opposition to the falsely titled “Prohibits anti-Semitism in public schools and institutions of higher education.,” [S. 4001] which incorrectly conflates legitimate First Amendment protected discussion on American campuses about Israel’s human rights abuses against Palestinians with the vile bigotry of anti-Semitism.
In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful
From the signatories of the New Jersey Muslim community,
We stand in love and solidarity with the friends, families, and communities of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Yassin Mohammed, Ahmed Arbery, Steven Taylor, and every Black person who has been murdered by law enforcement.
(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 8/7/2019) — The New Jersey chapter for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today called on that state’s Governor Phil Murphy to cancel his planned economic mission trip to India in September in consideration of the plight of the millions of people now under siege in the Kashmir valley at the hands of the Indian government.
(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 5/22/2019) — The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today asked New Jersey residents to stand up for free speech and call on the Highland Park Public Library to immediately reinstate the planned “P is for Palestine: A Palestine ABC Book” event with author Dr. Golbarg Bashi.