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Arab, Muslim and Asian Groups Sue Kerry, Carter Over U.S. Citizens Trapped in Yemen

yemen-article(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/9/2015) -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC) today announced the filing of a lawsuit against Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter seeking government action to evacuate American citizens trapped in Yemen. [NOTE: The lawsuit was filed by ADC and CAIR attorneys.]

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Arab, Muslim and Asian Groups to File Lawsuit to Assist U.S. Citizens Stuck in Yemen

yemen-article(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/8/2015) – On Thursday, April 9, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC) will hold a noon news conference outside the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to announce the filing of a lawsuit to facilitate action to evacuate American citizens trapped in Yemen.

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CAIR Stands with Md. Jewish Community after Hate Vandalism of Synagogue

synagogue-vandalism(Washington, D.C., 4/8/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today expressed the Muslim community’s solidarity with the Jewish community after a synagogue in Gaithersburg, Md., was vandalized with Nazi swastikas and profanity. Surveillance video shows a masked man spray-painting the hate graffiti Monday night, midway through the weeklong celebration of Passover.

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