Friday, 30 December 2016

[USA / Scairmongering / Not resigning - just expecting 'islamophobes' to resign or be sacked for doing something similar] How a prominent Southern Calif. follower of the false prophet handled a Russophobic tweet

How a prominent Southern Calif. Muslim spokesman handled a tweet gone wrong

Joy Resmovits
... “I’m sad about the crashed Russian military jet. The TU-154 could have carried up to 180 military personnel instead of just 92!” the tweet read. ...
... A spokeswoman for CAIR-LA directed inquiries to Ayloush’s response on Facebook and noted that no disciplinary actions had been taken against him.

In an interview, Ayloush explained that before he learned who was on the plane, he assumed that if fewer soldiers made it to Syria, fewer Syrians would die. ...
More flying while Russian at Los Angeles Times

# Memories - How CAIR pursues 'bias-related' issues:

Muslim student’s hijab ripped off in US

November 16, 2016
... “School officials must take immediate actions to ensure that all students, regardless of their faith or ethnicity, are provided a safe learning environment,” CAIR-MN executive director Jaylani Hussein said in a statement. ...
High school yearbook misidentifies Muslim student as 'Isis Phillips'

Zahira Torres
... “We join with the family in their concern about a possible bias motive for this incident and in the deep concern for their daughter’s safety as a result of being falsely labeled as a member of a terrorist group,” said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the council's Los Angeles chapter. “No student should have to face the humiliation of being associated with a group as reprehensible as ISIS.” ...
# No-one should have to face the humiliation of being associated with a group as reprehensible as SCAIR

FAU Responds to Advisor Roxanna Trinka's Anti-Muslim Comments; CAIR Calls for Her Dismissal

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
... At almost the same time, the South Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) called on the school to remove Trinka from her advisory role at the College, which has a significant number of faculty and students of Mideast origin. ...
CAIR-LA Calls for Resignation of Top Sheriff's Department Official Over Anti-Muslim, Racist Emails

May 02, 2016
... If Tom Angel does not resign from his position, CAIR-LA calls on LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell to dismiss him from office.

Manjlai said is critical that law enforcement agencies demonstrate that bigotry and prejudice are absolutely unacceptable for everyone who serves the public. Keeping Angel in his current position will send the message that Islamophobia and xenophobia is tolerated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CAIR has in the past expressed concerns about anti-Muslim material posted on social media by a number of public officials nationwide. ...
CAIR-LA Calls for Resignation of El Monte Official Over Anti-Islam Facebook Post

May 13, 2015
... Art Barrios, a planning commissioner for the City of El Monte and a former El Monte city council member, recently posted an article headlined "China Makes Major Moves to Ban Islam" on his Facebook page and then commented, "Sounds good maybe the rest of the world should do the same." ...
Michigan school board member called to resign after anti-Muslim posts

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
... “No I’m not going to kill the gays, make slavery and take away women’s rights. I’m not a Muslim,” read a post he shared last month with a picture of Donald Trump. ...
# Perhaps SCAIR could could hold its own officials to the same standards it seeks to impose on others - or learn to be more tolerant of free expression on social media