CAIR-LA Files Suit On Behalf Of Muslim Woman Stripped Of Hijab By LAPD

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/17/2020) — The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the CAIR National Legal Defense Fund today announced … Read More

Arabs & Muslims using the Census to Fight for Recognition

By CAIR-LA Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Shaheen Nassar, Inland Empire Community News Recognition is crucial to the human condition. We strive to be seen; to … Read More

Malcolm X Would be 95 Today – Petition Announced to Re-name LA’s Vernon Ave. in His Honor

By Fisher Jack, Eurweb Today, May 19, marks what would have been Malcolm X’s 95th birthday. The legendary human rights activist became a champion for social … Read More

CAIR-LA Welcomes Arrest of Man Accused of Hate Crime Against Asian-Americans

Staff Report, SBAmericanNews The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed the arrest of a man accused of … Read More

‘You’re not welcome’: Trump’s new immigration ban sows anxiety and confusion in the US

By Brooke Anderson, The New Arab With much of the world’s movement, including international travel, ground to a halt amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, it … Read More

Without social gatherings, Muslims across Southern California begin a sequestered Ramadan

By Ariella Plachta, L.A. Daily News During the holy month of Ramadan, Ihab Elannan typically is surrounded by hundreds of people breaking their daily fast … Read More

Fasting For Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Begins Friday

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, MyNewsLA Most observant Muslims will begin fasting Friday for Ramadan, the holy month commemorating the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet … Read More

No evidence of hate crime in forum flap

By JULIE DRAKE, The Antelope Valley Press PALMDALE — Palmdale Sheriff’s Station Captain Ronald Shaffer said there was no evidence of a hate crime when … Read More

Chapman U. student no longer enrolled after racist rant, arrest

By ALMA FAUSTO,  The Orange County Register A 21-year-old Chapman University student was arrested this week after going on a rant in a campus classroom … Read More

CAIR-LA calls for hate crime investigation into anti-Muslim remarks at public forum

By ALEJANDRA MOLINA, Religion News LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Los Angeles is calling for a hate crime investigation after … Read More