Muslim Americans expressed both shock and sadness after a man who identified with an Islamic terrorist group rammed his truck up a bike path, killing eight and injuring several others not far from the World Trade Center.
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), joined 30 other national and local civil rights organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in condemning Southwest Airlines’ treatment of pregnant Muslim American professor Anila Daulatzai, in September.
In a letter to Southwest Airlines and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) last week, … Read more
Two Muslim students in Virginia are accusing a school administrator of harassing them because they wore hijabs to school, reports
It was so emotional,” one of them said.
The administrator asked for a note from their parents proving they were wearing the hijab for religious reasons.
“Normally, I don’t wear … Read more
A Muslim American woman wearing a hijab was sitting outside an Indian grocery store with her baby when a man pulled up and wielded a rifle, reports hi INDiA.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) which is assisting the woman says she was sitting … Read more
A Muslim girl who had played in 24 straight games for her varsity basketball team was forced to sit out the regional title playoff game because she wears a hijab.
Three Muslim students tried to visit Oklahoma lawmaker John Bennett on Thursday at the State Capitol when they were handed a questionnaire at his office to fill out, which included the question “The Koran, the sunna of Mohammed and Sharia Law of all schools say that the husband can beat his … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The current political climate casting a suspicious eye on Muslims and refugees is all too familiar to Sadako Kashiwagi.
At just 10 years old, she was rounded up and imprisoned along with more than 18,000 Japanese Americans … Read more
Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced her first bill on Thursday that would provide legal counsel to those held or detained while trying to enter the U.S., reports USA Today.
The Access to Counsel Act would allow lawyers to provide legal counsel by phone or video if they cannot physically be present. It would also … Read more