A Palos Heights man accused of helping illegally funnel money to Iraq during the 12 years between the two U.S. invasions there was released on $30,000 bail Monday.
In recent weeks a considerable amount has been written and said about Norman Finkelstein’s bid for tenure at DePaul University. As most academics are aware, it is unique for a tenure decision, something that is an inherently internal process, to be subject to external discussion.
A Palos Heights man appeared Thursday in federal court in Chicago after he and four other men were indicted on charges of financial crimes involving an Islamic charity they once operated.
WASHINGTON — The departments of Justice and Homeland Security have begun training employees to better understand and protect the civil liberties of American Muslims, Sikhs and other minority ethnic and religious groups in the wake of Sept. 11.
Attorneys for Mohammed Salah, who was acquitted of racketeering charges last week, have vowed to keep working to clear the name of the Bridgeview man deemed a terrorist by the federal government and to help his family lead a normal life.
Moments after learning that Muhammad Salah was cleared Thursday afternoon of federal charges of helping to fund terrorism, Abubakr Meah rushed out of the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview grinning and waving a thumbs-up to a passing vehicle.
As the Ohio State Buckeyes pummeled the Northwestern Wildcats on Ryan Field last November, senior Amir Siddiqui and his friends slipped below the bleachers, removed their shoes and knelt on pieces of poster board to pray.
Richard Haling’s letter to the editor, “Fight Them in Iraq, not here.” (La Crosse Tribune, Dec. 29) is an embarrassment to American pluralism. Haling’s letter shows a disturbing confusion regarding the difference between Muslims and terrorists.
It was great to see images reflective of American Muslims in the coverage of the “Hyde Park haircut hub on the move” (Page 1, Dec. 27). It’s a much-needed breath of fresh air from the prevalent media presentation of Muslims in contexts of strife, grief or conflict.
Chicago — In “U.S. will survive one hand on Koran” (Commentary, Dec. 13), columnist Kathleen Parker opted to endorse Dennis Prager, a popular talk-show host and columnist, who has widely been identified from all sides as intolerant and a bigot.