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…

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…

CAIR-MI Decries U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Allowing Muslim Ban to Remain in Effect

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI 06/26/2018) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan (CAIR-MI), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision announced this morning to allow the Muslim Ban 3.0 to remain in effect. In a 5-4 decision, the court reversed an injunction that had — until December 2017 — prevented the Trump administration from using the Muslim Ban 3.0 as a…

Reactions to Supreme Court travel ban ruling reflect America’s divide

In a huge political victory for President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday upholding his administration’s travel ban on travelers from several majority-Muslim nations. Trump quickly celebrated on Twitter, using the exclamation “Wow!” and later calling it a “profound vindication” that followed “months of hysterical commentary from the media and Democratic politicians who…

Black, Muslim and Behind Bars: A Denial of Accommodations Promised

Permission for publication will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis by CAIR-MI. Please consider the following commentary for publication. CONTACT: Asha Noor, info@cairmichigan.org, (248) 559-2247 Malcolm X once said ,“the most disrespected woman in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in America…

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…