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The News Gazette: Authorities investigating threats against Bridgeview mosque

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says federal authorities are helping local law enforcement investigate online threats against a suburban mosque. The chapter’s executive director says the threats targeting the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview alluded to the shooting and killing of Muslims. He says the posts were made […]

SouthtownStar: Threats target Bridgeview mosque

A Facebook posting making threats against Muslims and targeting a Bridgeview mosque has resulted in increased police surveillance and an investigation by the FBI, according to the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

Sun-Times: Authorities investigate online threats against Bridgeview mosque

Authorities said Thursday that they are investigating a series of online threats made this week against a Bridgeview mosque.

WGN 9: CAIR-Chicago Issues Community Alert After Threats to Mosque (Video)

CAIR-Chicago spoke with media after a south suburban mosque received violent threats on social media.

Fox 32: CAIR-Chicago Issues Community Alert After Threats to Mosque (Video)

CAIR-Chicago spoke with media after a south suburban mosque received violent threats on social media.

NBC 5: Following Threats, CAIR-Chicago Calls for Stepped-Up Security at Local Mosques

CAIR-Chicago spoke with media after a south suburban mosque received violent threats on social media.

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago Says Threats Triggered Security Alert for Local Mosques (VIDEO)

CAIR-Chicago is working with local law enforcement and the FBI Chicago office on recent social media violent threats against a south suburban mosque.

COMMUNITY ALERT: VIOLENT THREATS AGAINST MOSQUE

CAIR-Chicago is working with local law enforcement and the FBI Chicago office on recent social media violent threats against the against a south suburban mosque.

Patheos: Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and Three Uncomfortable Questions

Whether purposeful or unwitting — which is quite possible by the way — our disposition to the narrative of the East/West divide, the invading hordes, the clash of civilizations is a timid yet omnipresent undercurrent in mainstream consciousness.

MuslimVillage.com: Paris Attack Condemned Across Muslim World

Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says he was not necessarily “emotionally offended” by the cartoons, but he did find them to be “in poor taste.”