Council on American-Islamic Relations—Arizona (CAIR-AZ)

Year Founded: 2003

Website: http://cair-az.org/

2006 Revenue: $146,111 (Exempt status revoked)

Address: Chandler, AZ 85225

CAIR-AZ is a chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. CAIR-AZ is located at the same address as MAS-AZ and Masjid Es-Salaam.[1]

CAIR-AZ’s former chairman, Anas Hlayhel, led the chapter from 2010. He is the imam of the Islamic Center of North East Valley. He has “liked” Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi on Facebook since 2010.

In March 2013, CAIR-AZ’s current chairman, Imraan Siddiqi, re-tweeted a message referring referred to the U.S. military as the “US Occupying Army” and said that people should be “rescued” from serving in it.[2]

 


[1] “Contact Us” page of MAS-AZ website, http://www.mas-az.org/home/?page_id=64.

[2] Mauro, Ryan. “CAIR Officials: U.S. Army ‘Occupiers,’ ‘Murderers.’” Clarion Project, March 20, 2014. http://qb5cc3pam3y2ad0tm1zxuhho-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/analysis/cair-officials-decry-muslims-us-military

CAIR-AZ is a chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. CAIR-AZ is located at the same address as MAS-AZ and Masjid Es-Salaam.[1]

CAIR-AZ’s former chairman, Anas Hlayhel, led the chapter from 2010. He is the imam of the Islamic Center of North East Valley. He has “liked” Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi on Facebook since 2010.

In March 2013, CAIR-AZ’s current chairman, Imraan Siddiqi, re-tweeted a message referring referred to the U.S. military as the “US Occupying Army” and said that people should be “rescued” from serving in it.[2]

 

Ryan Mauro
Ryan Mauro is ClarionProject.org's Shillman Fellow and national security analyst and an adjunct professor of counter-terrorism. He is frequently interviewed on top-tier television and radio.