Women in Afghanistan

CAIR-LA Response to the Taliban Suspending University Education for Afghan Women

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, Afghanistan’s Taliban-led government suspended university education for women in the country. Since the United State’s expedited withdrawal and the Taliban’s subsequent takeover in … Read More

CAIR-LA Welcomes Guilty Verdict in Trial of Derek Chauvin

CAIR-Minnesota along with CAIR chapters throughout the country welcomed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts for the killing of … Read More

What You Need to Know About the Muslim Ban Repeal

Yesterday, President Biden signed a proclamation ending the Muslim and African Bans. It repeals Executive Order 13780 and Proclamations 9645, 9723, and 9983, which were … Read More

CAIR-LA Denounces Racist Chant By Students At High School Basketball Game

Photo courtesy of the Santa Maria Times (LOS ANGELES, CA – 2/13/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) … Read More

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Tweet Calling Tlaib ‘Un-American’ Was Posted By California Police Department Employee

By Sonia Khaleel, Detroit Metro Times It was an off-duty employee at the Fontana Police Department who tweeted that Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is “un-American,” … Read More

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Fontana PD Says Unauthorized Tweet Calling Congresswoman ‘Un-American’ Was Posted by Off-Duty Employee

By Robert Gundran and Beatriz Valenzuela, San Bernardino Sun The Fontana Police Department no longer says its Twitter account was hacked — instead saying Wednesday, … Read More

CAIR-LA Participates in Citizenship Fair – Feria de Ciudadanía

CAIR-LA Immigrants’ Rights Managing Attorney Farida Chehata, Civil Rights Managing Attorney Marwa Rifahie, Civil Rights Attorney Patricia Shnell and Immigrants’ Rights Advocate Yusra Khafagi were … Read More

Why America’s Religious Freedom is at Stake at the Supreme Court

In light of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Muslim Ban, the following op ed was published in The Sacramento Bee … Read More

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CAIR-LA, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California Respond to San Bernardino Shootings

(ANAHEIM, CA, 12/2/15) – Later tonight, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the Islamic Shura Council of … Read More