The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently changed its policy regarding searches of travelers wearing head coverings such as Islamic scarves or Sikh turbans.
CAIR-Chicago Attorney Rima Kapitan represented a Muslim woman in a mediation session with the EEOC. The woman’s hours were reduced immediately after she began wearing a headscarf (hijab).
As part of Islam Awareness Week, Outreach Coordinator Dina Rehab, spoke on the headscarf worn by Muslim women, known as the hijab.
CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Coordinator met with representatives from various Department of Homeland Security agencies and other Muslim organizations to discuss issues pertinent to the Muslim community.
David Huffman told police it was just a prank gone wrong: On April 22, at a McDonald’s in Tinley Park, he tapped a Muslim woman on the head, nearly pulling off her headscarf.
NPR Morning Edition:American Muslims and Hijab
The Bridgeview Courthouse accepted a proposal for a 40-hour sensitivity training and community service program with CAIR-Chicago as part of the sentence given to an 18 year old man charged with battery.
This week CAIR-Chicago conducted a large scale mobilization effort to protect the civil rights of a Muslim-American activist.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – A 24-year-old Muslim woman has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery after a clash with Arlington Heights police last year at an immigration rights demonstration.
Leaders of an Islamic civil rights organization appeared in court Tuesday to criticize Arlington Heights police for pulling off the hijab, or head scarf, of Rehana Kahn while she was being arrested during an October protest.