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TERROR CASE: Former Inland defendants now expected to testify for government

August 12, 2014

By Richard K. De ATLEY Two Inland men who faced charges in a homegrown terrorism case are now expected to testify against the two remaining defendants on trial in Riverside...

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COURT: New twist in terror case

August 11, 2014

By Richard K. De ATLEY An Islamic rights organization has asked for the public’s help in gathering information about a secret FBI informant whose claims led to a homegrown terrorism...

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CAIR-LA Congratulates LA City on First Muslim Heritage Month

August 1, 2014

(Anaheim, CA – 08/01/2014) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area office (CAIR-LA) today congratulated Project Islamic HOPE and the city...

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Under new rules, Muslim inmates in L.A. County jails observe Ramadan

July 26, 2014

By Cindy Chang The inmate in blue jail-issue scrubs turned toward Mecca and sang the midday call to prayer heard at Muslim places of worship around Southern California on the...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-LA Calls for Investigation into Federal Officer Firing Shots at Pro-Palestinian Supporters

July 25, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA, 7/25/2014) – Today, the Greater Los Angeles area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) sent letters to the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of...

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CAIR-LA Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Man Who Attacked Muslim Woman

July 23, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA, 7/23/14) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called for the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly attacked...

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Los Angeles Muslim Woman Basketball Player Denied Right to Play by FIBA Hijab Ban

June 19, 2014

(Anaheim, Calif., 6/18/14) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today repeated its request that the Switzerland-based International Basketball Federation (FIBA) change...

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CAIR-CA Offers Condolences on Death of Japanese American Civil Rights Leader Yuri Kochiyama

June 2, 2014

(ANAHEIM, CA, 6/2/14) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today offered condolences to the Japanese American community on the loss of Yuri Kochiyama, a prominent...

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Government

CAIR-LA Congratulates LA City on First Muslim Heritage Month

August 1, 2014

(Anaheim, CA – 08/01/2014) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area office (CAIR-LA) today congratulated Project Islamic HOPE and the city...

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CAIR-CA Launches Letter-Writing Campaign for Gaza at Ramadan Events

July 22, 2014

ANAHEIM, CA, 7/22/2014) – The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today announced the launch of a letter-writing campagin to call for an end to the killing...

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CAIR-LA Congratulates Recipients of Future50

July 21, 2014

(Anaheim, Calif. – 07/21/14) Today CAIR-LA Congratulates honorees from all across Southern California for being selected in this year's Future50 cohort. Future 50 is a project of the Interreligious Council of Southern...

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CAIR-LA Welcomes Resolution Declaring July LA Muslim Heritage Month

June 18, 2014

(Anaheim, CA – 6/18/2014) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations Greater Los Angeles Area office congratulates the City of Los Angeles for upholding pluralism by unanimously passing a resolution today...

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In the News

TERROR CASE: Former Inland defendants now expected to testify for government

August 12, 2014

By Richard K. De ATLEY Two Inland men who faced charges in a homegrown terrorism case are now expected to testify against the two remaining defendants on trial in Riverside...

Read More

COURT: New twist in terror case

August 11, 2014

By Richard K. De ATLEY An Islamic rights organization has asked for the public’s help in gathering information about a secret FBI informant whose claims led to a homegrown terrorism...

Read More

Under new rules, Muslim inmates in L.A. County jails observe Ramadan

July 26, 2014

By Cindy Chang The inmate in blue jail-issue scrubs turned toward Mecca and sang the midday call to prayer heard at Muslim places of worship around Southern California on the...

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Cussing at Muslim Woman and Removal of Her Hijab Probed as Hate Crime in Long Beach

July 25, 2014

By Matt Croker Long Beach's police chief says a hate crime happened when a man cursed at and pulled the head covering-known as a hijab-off a Muslim woman in a...

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