WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zahra Billoo, the executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) spoke earlier today at the Women's March on Washington in the nation's capital.
WATCH: CAIR-SFBA Director Speaks at Women's March on Washington
This morning, CAIR representatives handed out signs to march participants as they passed the civil rights group's Capitol Hill headquarters. The signs included "Women's Rights are Human Rights," "Muslims Support Justice and Equality for All" and "Say No to a 'Muslim Registry.'"
SEE: CAIR Reps Hand Out Signs to Women's March on Washington Participants
As marchers passed CAIR's headquarters, they were able to see a banner on the building stating: "Muslims Register Here," which went on to state: "Just kidding. NOT on our watch. Join CAIR in defending religious freedom today. www.cair.com"
PHOTO: 'Muslims Register Here' Banner on CAIR's Capitol Hill HQ for Women's March on Washington
The Washington-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is a national partner of the Women's March on Washington.
SEE: CAIR Urges American Muslims to Join Historic DC March for Justice and Equality on Saturday
CAIR is the largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.
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SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)