CAIR-LA Calls for Hate Crime Investigation After Religious Leader Allegedly Assaulted, Called “Dirty Arab”

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 11/18/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today decried an alleged hate crime … Read More

Officers Removed Woman’s Hijab Without Permission During Public Hearing About Police Shooting, Lawsuit Alleges

By Meghan Roos, Newsweek A lawsuit filed against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) alleges officers handcuffed and forcibly removed a woman’s hijab while she … Read More

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Muslim voters want more than ‘just a seat’ at the table from President-elect Joe Biden

By Sarah Parvini, The Los Angeles Times In the lead-up to the midterm election two years ago, Sara Deen noticed that many fellow Muslims in … Read More

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Turkey’s US envoy condemns attack on Turkish restaurant

Servet Gunerigok, Ovunc Kutlu, aa.com Turkey’s US envoy on Thursday strongly condemned an attack on a Turkish restaurant in California, calling on federal and local … Read More

Armenian group attacks Turkish restaurant in US

Staff Report, The Daily Sabah A group of Armenians attacked a Turkish restaurant in California late Wednesday. The group of approximately eight people entered Cafe … Read More

Caught between two worlds: Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump’s travel ban

By Brooke Anderson, The New Arab Vote like your life depends on it, goes the popular election-day slogan. For Muslims in America and around the … Read More

Muslim Woman Says in Lawsuit that Los Angeles Police Officers Arrested Her and Forcibly Removed Hijab

By Ryan J. Farrick, Legalreader.com A Muslim woman is suing Los Angeles and its police department, claiming officers forcibly removed her headscarf while waiting to … Read More

Muslim Woman Sues LAPD, Claims Head Scarf Forcibly Removed

Contributing Editor, My News LA.com Muslim rights groups sued the Los Angeles Police Department and its chief Thursday on behalf of a Muslim woman who … Read More

Muslim woman sues Los Angeles Police Department for forcibly removing her hijab

By Alejandra Molina, RNS A 26-year-old Muslim woman is suing the Los Angeles Police Department a year after she said officers forcibly removed her hijab. … Read More

Muslim Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Against LAPD, Says Her Hijab was Forcibly Removed

By Ameera Butt, KNX 1070 Newsradio A Muslim woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the LAPD accusing the department of detaining her and allegedly … Read More