| Jan 4, 2010
| 9:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- The government has added dozens of people to the ominous lists of suspected terrorists and those barred from U.S.-bound flights, a crackdown that comes as President Barack Obama is poised to announce changes to the nation's watchlists.
| Feb 5, 2010
| 12:34 AM
LANCASTER -- A Muslim group has filed a federal civil rights complaint over the Lancaster mayor's remarks about "growing a Christian community."
The Council on American-Islamic Relations says Mayor R. Rex Parris violated the civil rights of non-...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 3:38 PM
It is a leap in logic for the Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, to argue in his Feb. 13 Times Op-Ed article that because a parking lot has been built by Israel over part of the Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem, or that power...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:39 PM
VILLA PARK — Erik Oatman grew up in one of the most affluent cities in Orange County: Newport Beach.
On Tuesday evening, he stood with hundreds of protesters in another Orange County affluent community, Villa Park, condemning what they say were...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:53 PM
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Conyers says he's calling on two federal departments to investigate complaints by U.S. Arabs and Muslims of being harassed by agents after returning to Michigan from Canada.
The top Democrat on the House Judiciary...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Editor's note: This version clarifies and restores comments made by Munira Syeda, spokeswoman for CAIR's Greater Los Angeles chapter office.
NEWPORT BEACH — The owner of a Newport Beach cigar lounge on Tuesday denied a claim made by a civil rights...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Hussam Ayloush's name.
NEWPORT BEACH — University of California President Mark Yudof spoke before an estimated 350 people at Temple Bat Yahm on Thursday night, telling the predominantly Jewish crowd...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 7:56 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Patrols around mosques and other Islamic sites in Portland have been stepped up as Muslim leaders expressed fears of retribution, days after a Somali-American man was accused of trying to blow up a van full of explosives during the...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:11 PM
At multicultural UC Irvine, the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region can create fervent debate.
While tensions sometimes escalate on campus — as they have with the Irvine 11 case against student protesters — in 2007 a group of...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 6:59 AM
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on American Muslims to respond to a Florida church's planned "International Burn a Koran Day" by hosting educational "Share the Quran" Ramadan fast-breaking dinners at which copies of Islam's...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 2:49 PM
Fourteen civil rights organizations, including the Jewish Voice for Peace and the Center for Constitutional Rights, sent a letter Thursday to UC Irvine condemning its recommendation to suspend the Muslim Student Union on campus.
The groups, which...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 3:05 PM
The nation's leading Jewish civil rights group has come out against the planned mosque and Islamic community center near ground zero, saying more information is needed about funding for the project and the location is "counterproductive to the healing...