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.
CAIR-Chicago has joined the law offices of Anthony J. Peraica to file a complaint in federal court on behalf of the American Islamic Center against the City of Des Plaines.
The Muslims are Coming!, directed by Dean Obeidallah and Negin Farsad, is part mockumentary, part adventure story. The movie provides a compelling portrait of a roguish group of Muslim comedians who bring their stand up show to venues across the Southern United States and the reactions they receive from audiences and interactions on the street.
CAIR-Chicago proudly welcomes Austin Huette as our newest staff member. Thanks to former Communications Coordinator Ambreen Zuberi for her spirited contributions!
Last week, interns and law clerks attended a ceremony where their work was personally commended. Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson announced that the ceremony marks the 500th intern to have graduated from CAIR-Chicago’s Internship program!