Media – CAIR Florida
Wednesday, 24 July 2024


This year marks the second time Ramadan will be observed during the pandemic, which calls for some adjustments. Instead of breaking fast with festive meals and family, people may choose to observe the iftar differently.

The Muslim community is a part of the American community. It’s not them and us. It’s we,” said Hiba Rahim with CAIR Florida.
She says post 9/11, Muslim Americans were attacked and faced discrimination and bias.

CAIR-Florida’s Central Florida Regional Coordinator Lara Abu Ghannam said, “CAIR-Florida is outraged to learn of the attack on a young Muslim female student at Chiefland Middle School in Levy County, Florida.” Not only are we disturbed by the physical attack on this young student but also the jeering and laughing by those witnessing the attack and the strikingly apparent lack of intervention by administrators