CAIR-DFW In the News

Islamic group asks feds to probe hate crime

By Philip Townsend and WFAA
Source: WFAA

DALLAS — Surveillance video shows what police are now calling a hate crime in Dallas.

Investigators believe 30-year-old Anthony Torres opened fire at Omar's Wheel and Tires on Christmas Eve because of his hatred toward Muslims.

Torres is the alleged shooter in the video, who is seen firing off several rounds.

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CAIR’s Ibrahim Hooper on MSNBC to Discuss Texas Muslim Teen Detained Over Clock

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A weekend of angst over Islam: Guns in Richardson, marchers in Dallas and a quiet conversation in Irving

By Daniel Houston and Avi Selk
Source: The Dallas Morning News

A clash over Islam that started in Irving is splintering, shifting and spreading through North Texas this weekend.

Anti-Islam protesters took their guns to Richardson today, even as hundreds of peace marchers condemned their message in Dallas.

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Plano Family In Fear After Possible Hate Crime

By J.D. Miles
Source: CBS DFW

Vandalism or hate crime? That is the question that a family and investigators in Plano are now trying to answer after someone threw a rock through a house window twice over the past two days.

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If Ahmed Was ‘Jimmy’ No One Would Jump to ‘Hoax Bomb’ Conclusion, says CAIR DFW Director

By Merrill Hope
Source: Brietbart News

Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Dallas-Fort Worth director Alia Salem said that if Ahmed Mohamed’s name was “Jimmy,” school district officials in Irving, Texas, would not have jumped to the conclusion that his clock project was a bomb hoax.

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Ahmed Mohamed swept up, 'hoax bomb' charges swept away as Irving teen's story floods social media

By Avi Selk
Source: The Dallas Morning News

Irving’s police chief announced Wednesday that charges won’t be filed against Ahmed Mohamed, the MacArthur High School freshman arrested Monday after he brought what school officials and police described as a “hoax bomb” on campus.

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