Mayor Creates Holiday For Radical Jihad Group

  • 2018-12-14
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Mayor Creates Holiday For Radical Jihad Group
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The controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) expressed gratitude following Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's quiet proclamation declaring December 9, "CAIR-TEXAS, Houston Day."

In a Washington Post article dated November 17, 2014, the United Arab Emirates announced it would include CAIR on its list of designated terrorist groups.

In a 2007 trial, CAIR was named an unindicted co-conspirator in a scheme by the largest Islamic charity in the United States to divert funds to Hamas.

However, CAIR has never been charged with any criminal activity. 
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