Facebook Sued By Muslim Civil Rights Group Over Hate SpeechA civil rights group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Thursday, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made "false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the social media site he founded removes hate speech and other rule-breaking materials.
Bay Area Muslims Find Ways To Observe Ramadan Online During COVID-19 Shelter In PlaceFor the next month, Muslims will be praying and fasting, even though their mosques have been closed because of the shelter in place order.
California, San Francisco Officials Decry Travel Ban DecisionReaction against the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump travel ban Tuesday was strong in the Bay Area and across California.
Trump Travel Ban Upheld By Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries.
FBI: Hate Crimes Rose For 2nd Year In A Row In 2016The FBI says hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.
Judges Mull Japanese Internment In Questioning Trump Travel BanFederal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week the rhetoric has faced judicial scrutiny.
Trump's Promises To Bar Muslims Could Haunt Him In Travel Ban AppealThe first federal appeals court to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban appeared unconvinced that it should ignore the Republican's repeated promises on the campaign trail to bar Muslims from entering the country.
UC Applications From Foreign Students Drop Sharply Since Trump PresidencyUniversity of California applications from students in Mexico plunged by 30 percent. Countries with large populations of Muslims sent in 10 percent fewer applications.
6 Killed In Attack At Quebec City MosqueA shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead in an attack that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism
Protesters Gather At SFO For A Second Day After a day of boisterous protests, demonstrators returned to San Francisco International Airport Sunday to once again voice their anger at President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban against citizens from seven predominately Muslim countries.
Hundreds at SFO Protest Trump's Ban On Immigrants From 7 Muslim CountriesHundreds protested Saturday at San Francisco International Airport while inside immigrants were being held at the airport under President Donald Trump's executive order.
Iran To Retaliate Against Pres. Trump Order Targeting Muslim CountriesA statement by the Iranian foreign ministry says Iran will resort to "counteraction" to Trump's executive order.
Bay Area Lawmakers Look To Thwart Trump On Proposed Muslim RegistryFive Bay Area members of Congress are leading a fight to make it harder for President-elect Donald Trump to force immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries to register with the federal government.
Mike Honda Slams Trump Supporter’s Comments On Japanese InternmentRep. Mike Honda, a survivor of Japanese internment during World War II, is condemning a Donald Trump supporter who said internment could be used as a “precedent” for registering Muslims.
Civil Liberties Groups Concerned Muslims, Minorities Will Be Spied On Under Trump PresidencyCivil liberty groups in San Francisco are expressing concern increased surveillance on local minority groups could take place under a Trump presidency.