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Hani Khan was fired from her job at the Hollister store in San Mateo in 2010 for wearing a headscarf. (CBS)

Abercrombie & Fitch Settles California Lawsuit Over Muslim Head Scarves

Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.

09/23/2013

Sadia Saifuddin

UC Regents Add Muslim Student Representative Over Jewish Groups’ Objections

The University of California Board of Regents has voted to add its first Muslim student representative, over the objections of some Jewish groups.

07/17/2013

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Jewish Groups Vigorously Opposing Student UC Board Nominee

The University of California’s governing board was preparing to vote on a new student member whose nomination was being vigorously opposed by some Jewish groups.

07/17/2013

A picture of ' American Taliban' John Walker Lindh from the record of Arabia Hassani Kalan Surani Bannu madrassa (religious school) in Pakistan's north western city of Bannu, 11 February 2002. (Tariq Mahmood/AFP/Getty Images)

Marin County Taliban Fighter Wins Prison Prayer Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Friday that an American convicted of fighting alongside the Taliban must be allowed to pray daily in a group with other Muslim inmates at his high-security prison in Indiana.

01/11/2013

KCBS In Depth: Islamic Outrage Over Muhammad Video

One of the Bay Area’s most prominent Islamic voices suggests the violent reactions over a video insulting the prophet Muhammad are misguided, if not outright hypocritical.

10/01/2012

UC Berkeley

Judge Dismisses Anti-Semitism Claims Against UC Berkeley

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley filed by two Jewish students who alleged harassment by Muslim students.

12/27/2011

San Ramon mosque

San Ramon Islamic Center Celebrates Newly-Expanded Mosque

A growing Muslim population in Contra Costa County is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with a newly-expanded mosque in San Ramon.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

Baby Feet & Hands. (AP)

SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

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San Mateo Muslim Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch Over Hijab Firing

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Challenges Proposed SF Circumcision Ban

The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

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