Report Finds Increase in Discrimination against Muslims

Source: The Boston Globe

On August 23, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that “Muslims in the United States reported a rise in civil rights violations in the past year, ranging from women being fired for wearing traditional head coverings to physical and verbal abuse, according to a new report released on Wednesday. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) detailed more than 360 incidents of anti-Muslim violence, stereotyping, bias and harassment in the year ended March 15, 2001, an increase of 15 percent over the previous year.”


Report Finds Increase in Discrimination against Muslims

Source: yahoo.com

http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/010822/n20257813.html

On August 22, 2001, yahoo.com reported that “Muslims in the United States reported a rise in civil rights violations in the past year,…according to a new report released on Wednesday…CAIR said most of the complaints it received involved a lack of religious accommodation in the workplace, schools, prison and other institutional settings.”


Report Finds Increase in Discrimination against Muslims

Source: Council on American-Islamic Relations

On August 22, 2001, the Council on American-Islamic Relations reported on their report, entitled
“Accommodating Diversity,” which detailed incidents of anti-Muslim
discrimination. The report may be downloaded at http://www.cair-net.org/civilrights. “CAIR issued its first report, called ‘A Rush to Judgment,’ within a month of
the attack on the Murrah Federal Building.”