CAIR to Release Civil Rights Report Showing ‘Concrete Evidence that Trump’s Muslim Ban Resulted in Increased Anti-Muslim Discrimination, Violence’

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI) – On Monday, April 23, the Council on American-Islamic Relatins  Michigan (CAIR-MI) will hold a press conference to discuss the release of the 2018 Civil Rights Report.   Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will release a one-of-its-kind report showing ‘concrete evidence’ that Trump’s Muslim Ban resulted in increased anti-Muslim…

CAIR-MI to Announce Filing of Two Civil Rights Complaints Against Michigan Department of Corrections

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 4/17/18) – On Wednesday, April 18, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan (CAIR-MI) will hold a press conference to discuss the recent filing of two civil rights complaints against the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) for discriminatory actions against a pregnant Muslim woman in their custody. WHAT: Press…

CAIR-MI Urges ‘Robust’ Charges for Shooting Targeting Unarmed African-American Teen

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 4/13/18) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today called on Oakland County prosecutors to “robustly” charge a man who discharged his firearm on an unarmed African-American teen.   On Thursday, the teenager went to a home in Rochester Hills asking for directions after becoming lost on his way…

CAIR-MI Calls for New Probe of Muslim Marine Recruit’s Suspicious Death

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 4/5/18) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today called on the Department of Defense to reinvestigate and provide full transparency relating to the suspicious death of a Michigan Muslim Marine recruit in boot camp. In March 2016, Raheel Siddiqui allegedly died due to suicide at the U.S. Marine…