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Ruling allows CAIR lawsuit on behalf of Muslim traveler to go forward WASHINGTON, Jan.

2011-06-22 13:16:00

Muslim civil rights group seeks redress for workplace discrimination WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on Air France to apologize to a Muslim worker at Washington Dulles International Airport who was allegedly sent home because she refused to remove her Islamic head scarf, or hijab. [MEDIA NOTE: On Thursday, June 23, CAIR and the University of California, Berkeley's Center for Race and Gender will hold a news...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.