CAIR: Dramatic surge in anti-Muslim incidents in 2016


The number of anti-Islam bias incidents in the United States saw a dramatic rise last year, according to a Muslim advocacy group. A report published by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Tuesday found 2,213 such incidents in 2016, a 57 percent increase from 2015. Incidents increased 5 percent from 2014 to 2015. “The report…