TOLERANCE, CIVIL RIGHTS AND JUSTICE IN WAKE OF SEPTEMBER 11 TRAGEDIES

To report civil rights violations related to the September 11 tragedy:

 

  • Telephone:
1-866-76-USCCR/768-7227
  • Hearing Impaired:
1-800-877-8339
  • E-Mail:
referrals@usccr.gov

Civil Rights Implications of Post-September 11 Law Enforcement Practices in New York (March 2004, State Advisory Committee Report) PDF

Civil Rights Concerns in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Area in the Aftermath of the September 11, 2001, Tragedies (June 2003, State Advisory Committee Report) PDF

Arab and Muslim Civil Rights Issues in the Chicago Metropolitan Area Post-September 11 (May 2003, State Advisory Committee Report) PDF

Presentation on Civil Rights Issues Facing Immigrant Communities (12/13/02)

Commission Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Rights of Arab Americans and Muslims (07/24/02, Press Release)

Department of Homeland Security Needs Civil Rights Watchdog (07/23/02, Press Release)

Briefing on Bioterrorism and Health Care Disparities (03/08/02)

Commission on Civil Rights Launches Second Complaint Hotline to Accommodate Great Response
Charges of vandalism to personal property and harassment by neighbors, employers dominate calls
(09/19/01, Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Receives Overwhelming Response to Complaint Line (09/18/01, Press Release)

Commission on Civil Rights Announces Complaint Line to Protect Rights of Arab, Islamic Communities; Urges Tolerance in the Face of Tragedy (09/14/01, News Release)

Statement of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (09/12/01, Press Release)

Additional Information on Filing a Complaint

100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans - This is a journalist's guide put together by the Detroit Free Press listing basic facts concerning the Arab American community.

Civil Rights Issues Facing Arab Americans in Michigan (May 2001, State Advisory Committee Report)