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Commonwealth Club Event Goes Forward, Despite CAIR Criticism of ‘Anti-Muslim’ Speakers

Commonwealth Club virtual event went forward on Feb. 11 despite heavy criticism from the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which charged the two speakers with holding … Read More

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Bay Area Muslims praise Biden for reversing travel ban enacted by Trump administration

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said this reversal by the Biden administration is the culmination of years of … Read More

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‘I Can Breathe Again’: Affected Families Celebrate The End Of The Muslim Ban

“Today we correct the course of so many disrupted lives, in the U.S. and across the world. Tens of thousands of impacted individuals will now … Read More

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‘Disturbed’: Bay Area Muslim community appalled after prayer app reportedly tracks, sells user data

“The US government is obtaining private and personal information about American Muslims under the guise of national security and surveillance. They have a long track … Read More

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Biden must keep Day One promise to end cruel Muslim bans

An op-ed by our Communications Coordinator, Zoha Raza! Read via SF Chronicle  

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Leaked Location Data Shows Another Muslim Prayer App Tracking Users

“Government agencies must immediately stop acquiring user data from popular Muslim digital applications to surveil, spy on or otherwise target the Muslim community in the … Read More

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Capitol Building’s Police Tactics Questioned

Why wasn’t the Capitol police force prepared? There are a lot of heated discussions and big questions Thursday about the security at the nation’s Capitol … Read More

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‘America’s double standard’: Bay Area racial justice activists denounce police reaction to pro-Trump mob

“It is America’s double standard on full display,” said Zahra Billoo, a civil rights lawyer and executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in … Read More

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Bay Area activists compare police handling of Capitol rioters, Black Lives Matter demonstrators

“As a woman of color, I am very cautious of how I carry myself in those halls,” said Zahra Billoo, about her experience traveling to … Read More

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Here’s what California’s elected officials, civic leaders said about siege of U.S. Capitol

“We condemn this violence from white supremacists. Outrageous and unacceptable. Trump and the legislators who encouraged this violent insurrection must be held responsible. We urge … Read More