OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Supervisors at a meatpacking plant have fired or harassed dozens of Somali Muslim employees for trying to pray at sunset, violating civil rights laws, the workers and their advocates say.
CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rima Kapitan represented a Muslim man in a status hearing regarding a traffic ticket he received after being pulled over and arrested by police
The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) has filed a complaint with the Chicago Commission on Human Relations on behalf of a Muslim employee who allegedly suffered discrimination in the workplace.
CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham and Staff Attorney Rima Kapitan attended a meeting held by the American Friends Service Committee regarding issues facing cab drivers in Chicago
In her April 4 column, “Ignore them, and be spared the drama,” (Commentary) Kathleen Parker makes it clear that what bothers her most about the backlash to the chocolate Jesus exhibit is that it makes people in this country look a little too much like the Big Bad Muslims.
CAIR-Chicago Volunteer Attorney Rima Kapitan filed amended charges of discrimination with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR).
A judge reversed and remanded a conviction against a Muslim cab driver for traffic violations that led to the suspension of the cab driver’s chauffeur license.
CAIR-Chicago attorney Rima Kapitan filed a motion to move up the hearing of a Muslim man who had his chauffeur license suspended after police pulled him over for a traffic violation, approached him with drawn weapons, and detained him for seven hours where they made derogatory comments about his religion.
CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Extern Amy Chiang, under the supervision of Attorney Rima Kapitan, filed a substantive appeal on the corrected case concerning a man pulled over for an alleged traffic violation and later experiencing derogatory comments from officers at the police station.
CAIR-Chicago’s attorney Rima Kapitan attended a status hearing on behalf of a Muslim man seeking to correct a clerical error through a “nunc pro tunc” order.
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