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).
Group Asks FBI To Investigate Anti-Islam Vandalism In St. PaulThe FBI is being asked to investigate a possible hate crime in St. Paul. Neighbors found someone had painted an anti-Islam message on a driveway in the West Seventh neighborhood.
FBI Looking At Somali Man's Intimidation ComplaintThe FBI says it is looking into allegations that two agents intimidated a Somali man.
Feds Probe Rejection Of St. Anthony Mosque Federal authorities have launched a formal civil rights investigation into the city of St. Anthony's decision to reject a planned mosque.