School Criticized For Slow Response After Report Of Hijab Being Pulled OffThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Muslim Relations is calling out a north metro middle school for what it calls a "lack of concern" following an alleged incident where a Muslim girl’s hijab was pulled off.
'U' Police Release Images Of Person Of Interest In Graffiti IncidentUniversity of Minnesota police have released surveillance images of a person of interest in the vandalized Muslim Students Association sign discovered Thursday morning.
Restaurant Owner Who Posted ‘Muslims Get Out’ Sign Invited To MosqueIslamic leaders say they plan to reach out Tuesday to the Lonsdale business owner who put up a sign outside his restaurant that said "Muslims Get Out."
Minnesota Muslim Community Condemns Orlando ShootingThe Minnesota Muslim community has condemned the actions of the shooter who killed 50 people at an Orlando nightclub.
Local Chapter Of CAIR Expresses Solidarity With Belgians After AttacksThe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) released a statement saying the attacks in Belgium, for which the Islamic State has since claimed responsibility, are “antithetical to the ideals of civilized society.”
CAIR-MN Awarded Grant Money To Fight DiscriminationThe largest civil liberties organization for Muslims in Minnesota says it’s received numerous grants from local foundations to help fight discrimination in the state at a time when tensions and fears are running high.
CAIR To Meet With Wis. Workers Alleging Discrimination Over BreaksThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says it plans to meet Monday with workers fired from a Wisconsin snowblower manufacturer over breaks for daily prayers.
Muslim Group Calls For N.D. Arson To Be Investigated As Hate CrimeThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says it’s calling on federal authorities to investigate the arson of a Somali restaurant in North Dakota as a hate crime.
Good Question: What Does ISIS Want?In a video released Monday, a group claiming to be ISIS warned the U.S. would suffer the same fate as France. They said they will strike Washington D.C.
Local Interfaith Leaders Denounce ISIS As 'Non-Islam'With Friday's indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota's faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Minn. Muslim Group Calls Paris Attacks 'Unacceptable & Inexcusable'A Minnesota civil rights and advocacy group for Muslims has denounced the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Saturday condemning the attacks that killed at least 127 people in Paris.
Controversial Columbia Heights Board Member Decides To ResignA Columbia Heights School Board Member accused of posting anti-Muslim comments on social media has decided to resign, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN).