A Bosnian Muslim congregation filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Des Plaines and five aldermen, alleging they violated its religious freedom when they denied permission to convert a vacant office building into a community center and Muslim house of worship.
A Muslim organization has sued a suburban Chicago community for allegedly violating its rights to freedom of religion by denying it permission to open a community center.
The Chicago Sun-Times covers the recent controversy in Des Plaines over the city’s denial to issue a zoning permit to the American Islamic Center.
The American Islamic Center of Chicago filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Des Plaines claiming the city violated its Constitutional rights by denying a zoning amendment to open a Bosnian Islamic religious and community center.
The Associated Press reports on a lawsuit filed against the city of Des Plaines for refusing to approve a request for a zoning permit to the American Islamic Center.
The Daily Herald reports on the American Islamic Center’s lawsuit against the city of Des Plaines for its refusal to approve a zoning permit for its religious and educational institution.
A state law-enforcement board and Lombard officials canceled plans for anti-terrorism trainer Sam Kharoba after a Muslim advocacy group labeled him a “Muslim bigot” and claimed he would be “promoting hate.”
Amid protests from a Muslim civil liberties group, local police training officials have called off an anti-terrorism course for officers scheduled for Monday in Lombard that was to have been taught by an instructor the group regards as anti-Muslim.
A police counterterrorism training seminar in Lombard was canceled Friday following objections from an Islamic group who have called the main presenter an “anti-Muslim bigot.”
Suburban Chicago authorities canceled a class over objections from advocacy group claiming the trainer and his teachings are anti-Muslim.