A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is suing the clothing retailer in federal court, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf.
The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.
A local Muslim rights advocate said Monday that she hoped al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s death marked a turning point in the war on terror.
The death of Osama bin Laden is welcome news on the streets of Little Kabul in Fremont, one of the largest Afghan communities outside of Afghanistan.
A resolution before the Board of Supervisors would establish a formal city policy opposing racial profiling of Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian communities by law enforcement.
The New York Congressman who chairs a House committee examining homegrown terrorism specifically called out a Bay Area Muslim group in his opening remarks to a controversial hearing Thursday.
A young Muslim man from Santa Clara is filing a high-profile lawsuit against the FBI, claiming the agency illegally placed a GPS tracking device on his car last year.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco agreed Monday to reconsider whether a Muslim woman’s religious rights were violated when she was required to remove her headscarf in an Orange County courthouse holding cell four years ago.