Tag: Civil Rights

Germany will support those affected by US travel ban, says Merkel

Germany will support those affectedGerman opposition leader Katja Kipping, who serves as chairperson for the Left Party, said on Monday that the party is exploring legal routes to challenge Trump’s immigration order.
In a tweet, she called on Merkel to summon the US ambassador to Germany and make a complaint to the UN via the EU.
“This is a crusade against Muslims, but also a crusade against civil rights,” Kipping told German broadcaster N-TV….more: cloudsovereurope

150 Civil Rights & Faith Groups Seek Federal Investigation of Chapel Hill Murders

Chapel Hill picture“Now, more than ever, in this environment of increasing anti-Muslim bigotry and hate crimes, we need our leaders at the highest level to directly address these horrific murders,” said Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates.  “The Attorney General has a responsibility to protect all Americans and send a clear message that hate crimes against American Muslims will not be tolerated and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.” MORE…. muslimadvocates.
more: Our Three Winners

ATTORNEY GENERAL’S LETTER TO ISWM

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION 1350 MAIN STREET SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS 01103-1629 MARTHA COAKLEY TEL: (413) 784-1240 ATTORNEY GENERAL FAX: (413) 784-1244 www.mass.gov/ago December 30, 2011 Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts 377 Amostown Road…