CAIR-Michigan Files Civil Rights Complaint on Behalf of Muslim Kicked Off Greyhound Bus for Speaking Arabic

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 12/12/2018) – The Michigan chapter of Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), an office of the nation’s leading civil rights advocacy organization, today filed a discrimination complaint with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights against Greyhound on behalf of a Muslim man who was kicked off of a bus for speaking on his phone in Arabic.…

CAIR-Michigan to Announce Civil Rights Complaint Against Verizon Wireless

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 12/6/2018) – On Friday, December 7, the Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a press conference to announce the filing of a Michigan Department of Civil Rights complaint against Verizon Wireless and Cellular and More on…

CAIR-Michigan Files Federal Suit Against City of Troy Alleging Discriminatory Application of Zoning Laws

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 11/08/2018) — The Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today announced the filing of a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of Michigan on behalf of a Muslim community against the City of Troy alleging discriminatory denial of zoning for an Islamic center. The lawsuit alleges that the City of…

CAIR-MI Expresses Condolences to Jewish Americans After Deadly Attack

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 10/28/18) – The Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expressed condolences to the Jewish community following yesterday’s deadly attack on a synagogue in Pittsburg, PA. Robert Bowers: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know Robert Bowers: See Squirrel Hill Suspect’s Social Media…

CAIR-MI Welcomes Settlement with Michigan Department of Corrections on Religious Discrimination Against Muslim Clergy

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 10/10/2018) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights advocacy group, today welcomed a settlement reached with the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) on behalf of a Muslim woman who was attempting to obtain clergy status at the Women’s Huron Valley…

CAIR-MI Files EEOC Complaint Against DTE Energy on Behalf of Muslim Former Employee Discriminated Against for Attending Friday Prayer

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 9/19/2018) — The Michigan chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), an office of the nation’s largest Muslim rights and advocacy organization, today filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint against DTE Energy on behalf of a Muslim former employee who was forced to leave his job due to harassment and…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-Michigan to Announce Civil Rights Complaint Against USA Boxing for Muslim Barred from Competition Over Beard

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 9/12/2018) – On Thursday, September 13, the Michigan Chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will hold a press conference to announce the filing of a Michigan Department of Civil Rights complaint against USA Boxing on behalf of a Michigan Muslim boxer barred from competition because of his beard he believes is required…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-Michigan to Announce Civil Rights, DOJ Complaints Against Washtenaw Co. Sheriff’s Office Over Assault on Muslim

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 9/5/2018) – On Thursday, September 6, the Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim Civil Rights and advocacy organization, will hold a press conference to announce the filing of civil rights complaints with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) against the Washtenaw County…