March 24, 2006, - 4:41 pm

CAIR’s Phony Lip Service on Endangered Christian Abdul Rahman

Where is CAIR (the Council on American Islamic Relations) on , who faces death in Afghanistan for “abandoning Islam”?
Michelle Malkin quoted CAIR’s press release calling for Rahman’s freedom. But it was just lip service. Today, She linked to a number of sites featuring pics of today’s rally at the Afghani Embassy in DC, which she says was attended by about 40 people. Funny, we didn’t see CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper’s mug or any women wearing hijabs in the photo.
Yet, when it came to , they held multiple press conferences and flew all the way to Amman, Jordan. Gee, we doubt their travel agent has gotten the call to fly Hooper or CAIR executive director Nihad Awad to Kabul.

Christian Convert Abdul Rahman Faces Death

And CAIR didn’t ask anyone to attend today’s rally to save Abdul Rahman’s life. On the other hand, CAIR did e-mail its members to attend a supporting illegal immigrants and protesting the slightly tougher immigration legislation before Congress, Monday.

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/23/2006) – On Monday, March 27, a coalition of groups urging immigration reforms that will treat immigrants humanely and provide undocumented workers with a path to citizenship will hold an interfaith prayer service and rally in Washington, D.C. Similar events are scheduled to take place that day in communities across the nation. SEE:
WHAT: Rally calling for a path to citizenship for the undocumented, family reunification, worker rights, the Dream Act and other basic civil liberties.
WHERE: West Lawn of the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
WHEN: March 27, 2006, 11 a.m. (One hundred interfaith religious leaders will gather in front of the Dirksen Senate Office Building between 12:30 and 1 p.m.)
The event is organized to coincide with Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee review of Chairman Specter’s recommended immigration reform measures.
CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Corey Saylor, 202-488-8787 or 571-278-4658, E-Mail:

In case you didn’t know them before, now you know CAIR’s priorities: Illegal aliens, Na’am (Yes); Christians’ lives in Afghanistan, Leh (No).
Maybe CAIR is still reeling from .

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3 Responses

I greatly admire this manĂ­s courage. I heard yesterday that a “Judge” offered him the opportunity to renounce his faith but that Mr. Rahman refused. How many of us have that kind of courage? I pray God will strengthen and keep him.

DeBodine on March 24, 2006 at 9:45 pm

Abdul Rahman to be Freed

No thanks to the Old Media who spent as much time ignoring this as possible. Who says blogging amounts to ranting in your pajamas? Oh yeah, Old Media says that. How many lives have they saved this week? (the answer is a negative number). Oh sure now, i…

Demonrats on March 26, 2006 at 12:58 pm

I hope he’ll be able to retrieve his two daughters and take them out of the country with him. They deserve freedom just like him.

Avi Green on March 26, 2006 at 4:56 pm

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