Group asks staff, students to stay home, celebrate Eid al-Adha on Oct. 15
By Lindsay A. Powers, Gazette.net
A coalition of local Muslims and others are urging Montgomery County Public Schools to close on two holidays, which the coalition’s co-chair, Saqib Ali, framed as a civil rights issue.
CAIR said today that law enforcement authorities in New Hampshire are investigating a bias motive for extensive vandalism of the construction site for the Islamic Society of Greater Manchester.
CAIR: NY Assemblyman Delays Al Jazeera America Boycott After Petition Falls Short
Ibrahim Hooper is spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He called the assemblyman’s mission a manufactured controversy removed from reality, and notes that Al Jazeera America programming is not unlike much of the other news programming on cable TV.