USOC Responds to CAIR's Call to Ensure Rights of Muslim Women at Colo. FIBA B-Ball Tournament

Bilqis-Abdul-QaadirMuslims join Sikhs in calling for change of FIBA policy banning religious head coverings

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/23/14) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, has called on the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to ensure the religious rights of Muslim athletes taking part in an upcoming tournament in at the committee's training center in Colorado Springs, Colo., sponsored by Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

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