CAIR-MN Calls For Charges After Woman Reports Harassment Over HijabThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on authorities in northern Minnesota to charge a man for harassing a woman over her hijab.
CAIR-MN Says Trump's Revamped Travel Ban Must Be ChallengedThe Minnesota chapter of a Muslim civil rights organization says President Donald Trump's new travel ban must be challenged.
CAIR-MN Hosts Islamophobia Meeting In MinneapolisCommunity members came together Saturday evening to talk about Islamophobia in Minnesota.
CAIR-MN Asks Non-Muslims To Help Counter Hateful MessagesThe head of a Muslim civil rights group in Minnesota says his organization is taking a new approach to countering hateful messages — and he's asking non-Muslims to get involved.
Muslim Community On Guard With Holy Day After 9/11 AnniversaryMinnesota's Muslim community is on guard. Many are concerned about safety because one of the most important holy days comes one day after Sept. 11.
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.
Minn. Chapter Of CAIR Condemns Shooting In San BernardinoThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Thursday condemning the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people.
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.
Township Accused Of Discrimination For Rejecting Islamic CemeteryAn Islamic civil rights group wants a federal investigation into a Dakota County township board's rejection of a proposed cemetery for Muslims last year