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Council on American-Islamic Relations

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  • Mujer musulmana de Boca Ratón acusa a Chevron de discriminación religiosa

    Mujer musulmana de Boca Ratón acusa a Chevron de discriminación religiosa
    La-Fleur Mohamed, una mujer musulmana desde hace 12 años, dice que un empleado de Chevron la humilló al no permitirle permanecer y negarle servicio en una estación de gasolina porque ella no quería sacarse la manta que le cubría la cabeza. "Usted no...
  • Video shows what appear to be U.S. Marines urinating on bodies

    Video shows what appear to be U.S. Marines urinating on bodies
    A number of websites including TMZ and YouTube posted a video Wednesday showing four men dressed in U.S. Marine Corps combat gear urinating on the apparently dead bodies of three men sprawled on the ground in front of them. One of the men says, "Have a...
  • Marines to be Court-Martialed Over Urinating on Corpses Video

    Marines to be Court-Martialed Over Urinating on Corpses Video
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two U.S. Marines will be court martialed over their alleged involvement in a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with casualties. The Marine Corps announced the criminal charges Monday...
  • Shadia: My contract with America

    A religion should be judged by the understanding and practices of the majority of its followers. And I'm not just talking about Islam. I'm talking about every religion. Let me tell you a little bit about the ways in which my faith requires its followers...
  • O.C. Muslims welcome Ramadan in year of uprisings

    Ramadan began Monday with special significance for Orange County Muslims, who celebrated the democratic tide washing over Egypt and Tunisia but also expressed concern for those who remain in peril in Syria, Libya and other Middle Eastern dictatorships....
  • Mailbag: Column on Islam refutes stereotypes

    I don't think I've ever written a letter to the editor before, but Sunday's Daily Pilot has motivated me now. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading Mona Shadia's columns and learning more about the real face of Islam, not the stereotypes that we too often...
  • Lawsuit Filed Against City of Lomita Over Mosque Permit

    Lawsuit Filed Against City of Lomita Over Mosque Permit
    LOMITA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A civil rights organization has brought a federal lawsuit against the city of Lomita for rejecting an application to renovate a mosque complex. The Council on American-Islamic Relations contends the city discriminated against...
  • Memorial set for slain Iraqi woman

    Memorial set for slain Iraqi woman
    LAKESIDE, Calif. -- A memorial at the Islamic Center of Lakeside will be held this afternoon for an Iraqi woman found fatally beaten in her El Cajon home near a note that called her a terrorist and told her and her family to go home. The service for 32-...
  • Is a Coloring Book About 9/11 Inappropriate and Anti-Islam?

    Is a Coloring Book About 9/11 Inappropriate and Anti-Islam?
    As the nation gets ready to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, some are calling into question whether a new kids coloring book is appropriate. The graphic coloring novel starts with Osama bin Laden plotting to attack...
  • Attorneys start opening statements in Irvine 11 case

    SANTA ANA — Prosecutors and defense attorneys both argued free-speech rights Wednesday during opening statements of the criminal trial against 10 Muslim college students accused of plotting to disrupt a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United...
  • Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech

    Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech
    SANTA ANA — Ten Muslim college students censored the Israeli ambassador to the United States when he tried to give an address atUC Irvine, a prosecutor argued in closing statements of the so-called Irvine 11 trial on Monday. Orange County Deputy...
  • Muslim Woman Sues Southwest Airlines for Discrimination

    Muslim Woman Sues Southwest Airlines for Discrimination
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Muslim woman is suing Southwest Airlines for discrimination after she says she was removed from a flight earlier this year over so-called suspicious behavior. Irum Abbasi, of San Diego, was preparing to depart from Lindbergh...