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Council on American-Islamic Relations fears “backlash” of hate after San Bernardino shooting rampage

The San Bernardino shooting rampage appears to have touched off a backlash against Muslims. And now, a San Jose Islamic-American relations organization is receiving hate-filled … Read More

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Survey: Half of Muslim Students in California Report Bullying

More than half of the state’s Muslim students have experienced religion-based bullying, a rate double that of their non-Muslim peers nationally, according to a survey … Read More

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‘You can’t make us be foreign’: young Muslim leaders who were shaped by 9/11

Like many other Americans, Zahra Billoo has a strong memory of 9/11 and its impact on her country. But what the California native remembers most … Read More

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Why Are We Still Asking Muslims To Condemn Terrorism?

By: Ismat Sarah Mangla When news broke last Thursday that a 24-year-old man with a Muslim name was responsible for the shooting rampage that left … Read More

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Watching the Watchers: Oakland Seeks Control of Law Enforcement Surveillance

By: Halim Kazem However, the ordinance’s effectiveness is limited according to what the law enforcement agencies decide to disclose in their annual reports to the … Read More

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Harrowing Trek Brings 2 Brothers Home to California from Yemen

By: Hamed Aleaziz The United Nations estimates that almost 2,300 people have died in the war and that 80 percent of the population needs humanitarian … Read More

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Fuelling Islamophobia in the US

By: Khaled Beydoun The United Arab Emirates designated two Muslim-American civil rights groups – the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society … Read More

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Drones over San Jose? Worries fly at public hearing

By: Robert Salonga The community got its first chance to tell the San Jose Police Department what it thinks of the department’s acquisition of a … Read More

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The 13th Anniversary of 9/11

Today is the anniversary of 9/11, an event that has left indelible marks on our society and culture: We’re still grappling with the ramifications of … Read More

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Bank Clients of Middle Eastern Descent Want Answers on Closed Accounts

A Florida attorney for the Council on American-Islamic Relations has asked the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to look into the closures and … Read More