Tagged ‘law’

CAIR-Chicago seeking PILI fellowship applicants

CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!

Chicago Sun-Times: Irshad Islamic center case delayed again

Representatives for each side were scheduled to submit responses by Monday to motions for summary judgment filed by both parties. The deadline for turning in that paperwork to Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois was moved to Wednesday.

Sharia law: The phantom threat

Some two dozen states have recently either passed or considered laws that would ban the use of sharia law in their court systems.

“Know Your Rights:” Bullying at the Workplace

Many American Muslims encounter workplace bullying – making it important to know your rights so that your career, livelihood, and emotional health will not be compromised.

International delegation meets with CAIR-Chicago

CAIR-Chicago recently hosted an international delegation from the Middle East, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Exposing David Yerushalmi: Director of the anti-Sharia movement

Who is behind the anti-Sharia movement? David Yerushalmi, the director for the Society of Americans for National Existence, is quietly leading a campaign to demonize Islam and Muslims.

Dutch government moves closer to banning the niqab and burqa

In a controversial legal step taken by the Dutch Parliament, the Cabinet has proposed to pass legislation that bans the traditional Muslim garments, the niqab and burqa, by 2013.

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France Burqa Ban Misses the Point

“Far from a victory in the fight for women’s rights, France’s ban of the burqa, the head-to-toe covering worn by some Muslim women, is a red herring, a deflection, and a blow for free societies everywhere,” writes Christina Abraham, CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Director.

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