CAIR in the News - CAIR Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:11:07 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Washington imam claims discriminatory treatment by Delta Air Lines

AyleyaBy Lynsi Burton, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Activists are decrying the reported actions of Delta Air Lines employees after a Lynnwood-based imam claimed he was escorted off an airplane last month on the basis of his religious affiliation.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:22:31 +0000
CAIR Video News Update, March 21, 2014


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Sat, 22 Mar 2014 02:58:04 +0000
We got a copy of the script for "Alice in Arabia" and it's exactly what critics feared

alice-in-arabia-scriptThe ABC Family project, which spurred controversy earlier this week, pits Muslim values against American ones in a script dotted with cultural inaccuracies and stereotypes.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:23:49 +0000
A small town in West Virginia responds to anti-Muslim sentiment

ISAR-WVA-mosqueBy Omar Ghabra, Al Jazeera America

PRINCETON, W.Va. -- On Dec. 16 of last year, Dr. Riaz Riaz drove from his home to his local mosque -- a humble building nestled among the quiet foothills of the Appalachian Mountains -- to perform his afternoon prayers. When he arrived at the Islamic Society of the Appalachian Region (ISAR) Center, he was shocked to find Islamophobic insults sprayed on the walls in bright red paint.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:37:57 +0000
Florida University Muslim Students Found a Listening Device in a Campus Prayer Room

FIU-listening-deviceBy Kyle Swenson, Miami New Times

The evening was sliding toward midnight, but the students were still hanging out. It was February 9, 2013, and the five members of Florida International University's Muslim Student Association had finished their evening prayers in the room they used daily at the Graham Center, the student union on the school's Modesto Maidique Campus.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:33:49 +0000
CAIR-MN Protests Closures Of Muslims' Bank Accounts

MN-bank-closuresBy Katie Rucke, MintPress News

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-- For years, Twin Cities' residents who identify as members of the Islamic community say they have had their bank accounts closed unnecessarily and without reason by the Minneapolis-based TCF Financial Corp.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:14:23 +0000
Chicago area churches, mosque vandalized

Greek-church-mosque-vandalizedBy Lisa Black, Chicago Tribune

Nearly a dozen houses of worship in Gurnee and Waukegan have been vandalized over the past week, with an obscene "hateful message" scrawled in red on at least two buildings, officials announced Wednesday.


]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:59:09 +0000
CAIR Video News Update, February 14, 2014

Topics include:

  •  CAIR Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Calif. Mosque Vandalism
  • CAIR-NJ Files EEOC Complaint for Muslim Worker Fired Over Hijab
  • CAIR-CA Joins Muslim Community in Praying for Rain
  • CAIR-TX Promotes Volunteerism with Cleanup
  • Hundreds Turn Out for CAIR-WA Lobbying Day at Capitol
  • CAIR Rep Discusses No-Fly Lists on Al Jazeera America
  • CAIR Joins Effort Against NSA Spying



]]> (Amina Rubin) CAIR in the News Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:28:15 +0000