A group of the more than 120 Muslim employees fired last week at the Swift plant in Greeley met with an attorney representing the Council on American-Islamic RelationsWednesday, hoping that the advocacy group can help them find a resolution.
Rima Kapitan, with CAIR’s Chicago office, on Wednesday met with Muslim workers recently fired by JBS Swift. She said CAIR is coordinating with an attorney retained by about 60 of the fired workers.
A volunteer attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Wednesday thatCAIR has been negotiating for a year with JBS Swift & Co. about break times for Muslim workers.
Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims, which begins on September 1, is on the horizon and Cafe Finjan, with its message of brotherhood, has arrived well in time. These days when one hears more of the animosity or supposed animosity between Muslims and Jews, programs such as this are a breath of fresh air. It promises to be a night of comedy, music, song, poetry, drumming, storytelling and art.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage against a Muslim civil rights group.
Savage claimed the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic Relations violated his copyright when it posted on its Web site a four-minute excerpt of anti-Islamic comments by Savage. The council accompanied the excerpt with a critique of Savage’s words.
A former Kane County jail guard claims he lost his job because of his Muslim beliefs, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week in Chicago.
ADAM SANDLER’S comedies can usually be distinguished — if that’s the right word — by setups so improbable that they border on the ridiculous, from the re-education of a man forced to complete grades 1 through 12 (“Billy Madison”) to the sham gay marriage of two heterosexual firefighters (“I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry”). Yet his latest movie places him in what may be his most improbable scenario to date.
WATCH VIDEO TRANSCRIPT INGRAHAM: In the “impact” segment tonight, blurring the line between church and state at public schools. That’s exactly what one teacher said was happening at a Minnesota charter school that caters to Muslims. So the State Department of Education looked into it and found two problems, including communal prayers for the students….
SAN FRANCISCO, May 9: American Muslim civil rights groups have denounced an exercise by US security officials in which a place designated as a ‘mosque’ was stormed in Irving.
IRVING — A Montgomery County sheriff’s official has apologized for making a fake mosque the focus of an emergency preparedness drill.
On Friday, the Council on American-Islamic Relationsthanked Undersheriff Rick Robbins for his apology.
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