Posts tagged Niqab
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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NBC 5: Muslim Woman Denied Ride on Greyhound Bus Because of her Clothing

CAIR-Chicago is advocating on behalf of Jacqueline Pasha, a Muslim woman who was not allowed to ride a Greyhound bus because of her face veil, or niqab. CAIR-Chicago's Communications Coordinator discusses the case with NBC's Natalie Martinez.

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CAIR-Chicago Resolves Complaint of Discrimination Against a Local University

Maaria Mozaffar, CAIR-Chicago’s Legal Advisor met with several representatives from a local university, including the Head of the Chemistry Department, faculty members of the Department, the Dean of Students and members of the Office of Equity and Access to resolve an issue of discrimination involving a Muslim undergraduate student.

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