Police: Man, 61, Cited For Throwing Pig’s Foot At Somali VendorOfficials in central Minnesota say a man was cited after he allegedly threw a pig’s foot at a farmers market stall run by a local Somali man.
School Security Guard On Leave Following 'Excessive Force' AccusationAn Apple Valley High School security guard has been placed on administrative leave after responding to a fight involving a Muslim student who's accused him of using excessive force.
Religious Exemption Expected For Minnesota Teen Who Boxes In HijabThe Council on American-Islamic Relations says that a religious exemption is expected to be granted for a Minnesota boxer who was previously barred from USA Boxing events because she fights wearing a hijab.
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.