CAIR Calls For More Security For Ilhan Omar Following State Fair ThreatThe Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling for 24-hour government security of Rep. Ilhan Omar following a death threat she received saying she might be targeted at the Minnesota State Fair.
CAIR Calls For More Security During Eid ul-Adha FestivalsThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, is calling on law enforcement to increase security patrols during Eid ul-Adha, or "festival of the sacrifice," this weekend. Minnesota Muslims will mark the end of the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca with prayers and celebrations around the state, CAIR said Sunday.
Muslim Leaders Call For 'Average Minnesotans' To Stand Against BigotryMuslim leaders in the Twin Cities plan to speak Friday against anti-Muslim bigotry in America and across the world following shootings at New Zealand mosques that left 49 people dead and dozens of others injured.
Subway Responds After Restaurant Manager's 'Profanity-Laced Tirade'A Subway spokesperson has responded after a Muslim advocacy group demanded answers stemming from a confrontation last week between a manager and a Muslim woman at a south metro location.
Muslim Family Asks For Apology From Red Lobster After Alleged DiscriminationCAIR Minn. is calling for Red Lobster to give an apology after a Muslim family says it was discriminated against in Rochester.
CAIR-MN Calls For GOP Official To Be Removed After 'Un-American' Facebook PostThe Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for a Republican state official to be fired in the wake a Facebook post where he allegedly warned of Muslims planning to infiltrate party caucuses.
FBI Reviewing Islamic Cemetery Vandalism In Castle RockAn Islamic cemetery that was initially denied a permit in suburban Minneapolis has now been vandalized.
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 On Minnesotans To Fight Bigotry And HateA Muslim civil rights group is calling on the broader public to join with their Muslim neighbors to help fight bigotry and hate.
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: Twin Cities Boxer Disqualified From Bout For Wearing HijabThe Council on American-Islamic Relations is speaking out after an Oakdale boxer was denied fighting in a match in Florida Sunday because she was wearing a hijab.
Twin Cities Muslim Leader Reacts To Trump ControversyRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves Monday when he called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S." In his statement, Trump said he wants the shutdown because he says there is great hatred towards Americans by the Muslim population.
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.