Tagged ‘discrimination’

ACTION ALERT: Muslim Participants Needed for Discrimination Research!

The research fellow at CAIR-Chicago is conducting her thesis research on Muslim Americans and the effects of discrimination on mental health. Please complete the survey and pass it along to friends and family who may be interested.

PRESS RELEASE: Loyola SJP Charged with ‘Discrimination’ & ‘Bullying’ for Calling Out Birthright Israel’s Discrimination Against Palestinians

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY- Chicago students affiliated with the student group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will attend an administrative hearing scheduled this Thursday, October 30 to respond to allegations made against the group after Palestinian students lined up on September 9, 2014 to try to register for a Birthright Israel trip to highlight its discrimination against Palestinians.

JOURNAL ONLINE: Des Plaines Library Stuck In Anti-Islam Tiff

Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of CAIR, agreed the library was not the right place for ACT! to meet.
“It’s a safe haven for knowledge, education, and enlightenment,” he said. “That place is now being tarnished.”

Covert government program creates barriers for Muslim immigrants

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak explains how covert immigration policies have translated into institutionalized discrimination against Muslims.

Chicago Tribune: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff

The Chicago Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations separately identified the targets of the alleged harassment as Medhat Adawy, his son Adam and Mohammed El-Hajjami. It said the harassment occurred from January 2007 to November 2009 and blamed Rizza Cadillac’s finance manager at the time.

NBC5 News: Muslim group sues city of Des Plaines [VIDEO]

The American Islamic Center is suing the city of Des Plaines for violating its religious freedoms. NBC5 reports.

CBS2: Chicago Islamic group sues Des Plaines for discrimination [VIDEO]

CBS2 reports on the lawsuit CAIR-Chicago filed against the city of Des Plaines for refusing to issue a zoning permit for the American Islamic Center.

Arab Muslim employees face discrimination at local car dealership

The EEOC filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, September 18, charging a Tinley Park car dealership with harassment of three Arab Muslim employees. CAIR-Chicago will be filing further claims of discrimination on behalf of these employees later this week.

WBBM 780: American Islamic Center files lawsuit against Des Plaines city council [AUDIO]

WBBM Radio’s Bob Conway shares news of the case filed on Monday, September 16 against the city of Des Plaines, alleging that members of the city council were discriminatory in their refusal to issue an Islamic center’s zoning permit request.

WGN Radio: Suit filed in district court against Des Plaines [AUDIO]

WGN AM Radio reports on the recent case brought forth by CAIR-Chicago on behalf of the Bosnian American Islamic Center against the city of Des Plaines.

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