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CAIR GA Holds Will & Testament Workshop at Masjid Al-Quran

CAIR Georgia held a Last Will & Testament Workshop at Atlanta's Masjid Al-Quran on Sunday. During the hands-on presentation, participants completed a simple, legal, and Islamic will in the hope of avoiding common post-death disputes about inheritance and burial. CAIR Georgia is offering this free workshop to any interested mosque. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a workshop.

NPR Interviews New CAIR Georgia Leader

WABE, Atlanta’s NPR radio station, interviewed attorney and new CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell on Tuesday, March 7th. Hosts Rose Scott and Jim Buress discussed a variety of topics with Mitchell, including anti-Muslim discrimination, religious extremism, and CAIR’s goal of establishing a full-time office in Atlanta dedicated to protecting, serving, and advocating for Georgia’s Muslim community.

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CAIR Georgia Hires Atlanta Prosecutor to Serve as New Leader

The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has hired Atlanta attorney Edward Ahmed Mitchell to serve as its new Executive Director. This marks the first step in CAIR-Georgia's goal of establishing an office dedicated to serving the state full-time.

"I am excited and grateful to God for the opportunity to lead this accomplished civil rights organization as it defends Georgia Muslims and other minorities from the rising threat of discrimination," said Mitchell, who has served as a criminal prosecutor over the past three years.

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Georgia Muslims Stand with San Bernardino

In the name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

“Whoever kills a person [unjustly]…it is as though he has killed all mankind. And whoever saves a life, it is as though he had saved all mankind.” (Qur’an, 5:32)

The Atlanta Muslim community expresses profound sorrow over the mass shooting in San Bernardino that claimed the lives of 14 innocent people last Wednesday. Violent crimes such as this have no place in a nation that prides itself on freedom and tolerance.

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