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07-18-2012

Sahar Aziz Testifies Before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Professor Aziz was invited to testify before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission about how to address the rise in workplace religious discrimination claims.

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06-07-2012

Muslims Sue NYPD For Illegal Spying

Professor Aziz was interviewed on Russia Today about the lawsuit filed against the New York Police Department challenging the constitutionality of their systematic surveillance of mosques, Muslim student associations, and Muslim-owned businesses.

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05-24-2012

New Jersey Okay's Spying on Muslims

Professor Aziz was interviewed on Russia Today about the New Jersey Attorney General's finding that the NYPD's systematic surveillance of Muslims did not violate New Jersey laws. 

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recent events

03-25-2012

Islamophobia in the Context of the American Civil Rights Movement

Professor Sahar Aziz was the keynote speaker at the Michigan chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Dearborn, Michigan.  Professor Aziz highlighted the

04-08-2011

ABA Int'l Law Conference: Terrorism, Freedom and Charity: Developing Complementary Policies

Sahar Aziz  joined Professor David Cole and other experts to discuss the disparate impact of anti-terrorism financing laws on American civil society and the need for legal reforms.  Ms. Aziz proposed solutions developed by the Charity an

02-05-2011

National Religious Freedom Moot Court at GWU Law School

Sahar Aziz served as a judge in the 2011 National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

08-17-2010

Reception at Maryland Governor's Mansion

Governor O'Malley invited Maryland residents to the Governor's mansion to discuss the importance of protecting civil rights of all people in Maryland with a particular focus on concerns arising post-9/11.

07-04-2010

Sahar Aziz Presents on Civil Rights Litigation at ISNA

Sahar Aziz presented at the 2010 Islamic Society of North America's national conference in Chicago, IL.  She discussed recent civil rights cases involving national security and civil rights issues.

06-28-2010

Sahar Aziz Testifies Before Montgomery County Human Rights Commission

Sahar Aziz testified before the Montgomery County Maryland Human Rights Commission.  Ms. Aziz discussed community concerns with racial and ethnic origin profiling arising out of 287(g) agreements and improper surveillance.

05-04-2010

Montgomery County Civil Rights Forum

Sahar Aziz spoke on a panel of distinguished community leaders addressing post-9/11 hate and bias incidents and their potential effect on the civil rights of several groups, including Muslims, Arabs, South Asians and Sikhs.

03-23-2010

The Rule of Law and the Rule of God: Symposium on Ethics, Religion, and Law

Sahar Aziz presented to academics in law, religion, and ethics on how national security laws and policies have impacted religious rights of Muslims in the United States with a focus on women's rights to wear religious head coverings.

10-08-2009

A Comparison of Muslim Immigration and Integration in the U.S. and Germany

Sahar Aziz spoke to government policy makers and nonprofit leaders about how immigration policy affects social and political integration of Muslims in the United Sates.

07-17-2009

Beyond Cairo: Muslim Civic Engagement

Sahar Aziz presented at Karamah's Law and Leadership Conference where she spoke to Muslim women leaders from across the world about the importance of Muslim civic engagement in the United States.

 

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