Council On American-Islamic Relations Local Police Say No Evidence Attack On Somali Woman Was A Hate Crime By Jim Letizia • Jun 6, 2017 cair-columbus.com 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. Advocacy Group Says Local Somali Woman Beaten By White Man By Jim Letizia • Jun 5, 2017 cair-columbus.com 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. Hilliard Man Charged With Vandalizing Local Mosque By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Mar 3, 2017 Council On American Islamic Relations A Hilliard man accused of writing anti-Muslim comments on a Columbus mosque has been indicted for hate crimes. Local Mosque Vandalized By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 13, 2017 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. Authorities Investigating Whether OSU Attack Was Act Of Terrorism By Alison Holm & Jim Letizia • Nov 29, 2016 abcnews.com Classes resume today at Ohio State University, less than 24 hours after an attack left eleven people injured and the attacker dead. Anti-Trump Protestor Assaulted At Ohio State By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 15, 2016 nydailynews.com Ohio State University police say a student shoved a man down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally yesterday. Columbus Council Approves One Tax Break And Study Of Tax Break Policies By Jim Letizia • Oct 25, 2016 Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing. Ohio Group Responds To Trump's Anti Muslim Rhetoric By Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow • Dec 10, 2015 An Islamic civil rights group in Ohio is coming with strong language against Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the presidential campaign trail. Group Files Civil Rights Complaint Over CDP Headscarf Policy By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 21, 2015 pinterest.com 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. Muslim Workers Claim They Were Fired For Praying By Jim Letizia • Mar 28, 2013 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.