CAIR Demands Investigation of Vandalism During Texas Community Ramadan Iftar

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The Austin chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called on authorities to begin an investigation after signs for a community iftar were defaced with anti-Muslim remarks.

On May 25, community organization Muslim Space was hosting its second annual iftar — a traditional meal to end the daily Ramadan fast — at the Colony Amenity Center in a gated community in Bastrop, Texas when organizers found the defaced sign. Muslim Space Executive Director Shadia Igram told The North Star that she saw the group’s directional sign had been defaced on both sides.

“It was obviously targeted for religious reasons,” Igram said.

She said that Muslim Space met with the homeowners’ association (HOA) of the Colony and learned some important information, though she would not disclose what information was shared. Igram added that she has reached out to the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office and plans…

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