Council On American-Islamic Relations


A man accused of writing anti-Muslim comments on an Ohio mosque has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of desecrating a place of worship and misdemeanor charges of ethnic intimidation and criminal mischief. 


Columbus police say there is not enough evidence to file hate crime charges against a white man who an advocacy group says attacked a Somali woman over the weekend.


The local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is asking Columbus police to investigate Saturday night's beating of a Somali woman by a white man as a hate crime.

Council On American Islamic Relations

A Hilliard man accused of writing anti-Muslim comments on a Columbus mosque has been indicted for hate crimes.

Council On American Islamic Relations

The Council on American-Islamic Relations says it wants investigators probing the recent vandalism at a Columbus area mosque to consider it a hate crime.


Classes resume today at Ohio State University, less than 24 hours after an attack left eleven people injured and the attacker dead.


Ohio State University police say a student shoved a man down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally yesterday.

Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing.

An Islamic civil rights group in Ohio is coming with strong language against Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the presidential campaign trail. 


The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed an employment discrimination complaint over the Columbus police policy banning officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons. 

18 Somali workers who are of the Muslim faith have filed federal complaints against Westerville-based logistics company Excel, claiming they were fired for praying at work.