CAIR report says US Muslims still face civil rights issues

The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) annual report on the status of civil rights for American Muslims has been released. The findings indicate that while hate crimes against Muslims are down, reported complaints of discrimination and civil rights violations continue to rise. In fact, the numbers are the highest they have been since CAIR was…

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American Muslims quick to congratulate Obama

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest U.S. Islamic civil rights group, congratulated President-Elect Barack Obama. “President-elect Obama’s victory sends the unmistakable message that America is a nation that offers equal opportunity to people of all backgrounds,” said a statement released by CAIR. Although Christian, Obama’s background represents a new chapter in American…

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