Tagged ‘Chicago Tribune’

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Bullet hits mosque during prayer service, officials say

“Incidents such as this have a chilling effect on worshippers. No one should have to go to their place of worship worried if they’ll make it back home alive,” Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said in the statement.

Chicago Tribune: Police training called ‘anti-Muslim’ canceled

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.

Chicago Tribune: Religious leaders come together in Frankfort

Christianity, Islam and Judaism may seem like totally different religions, but participants at an interfaith forum in Frankfort learned they all share some basic principles.

Chicago Tribune: ‘MyJihad’ campaign hits Chicago buses, along with opposition

Chicago buses have become a battleground for two groups promoting different definitions of jihad.
This past weekend, the Council on American-Islamic Relations launched “MyJihad,” a national ad campaign featuring individuals’ testimonies about what the central tenet of Islam means to them.

Religion Ads on CTA buses enrage Jewish group, others

Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director gives a statement to the Chicago Tribune about upcoming plans on launching the “My Jihad” nationwide ad campaign next week.

Chicago Tribune: Muslim grave site in Evergreen Park vandalized again

A grave site in the Muslim section of Evergreen Cemetery in Evergreen Park has been defaced for the second time in two weeks.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago’s reaction to anti-Muslim attacks in Ill., Governor Pat Quinn Speaks Out

CAIR-Chicago gave numerous interviews on different media venues addressing the recent anti-Muslim attacks in Morton Grove and Lombard, Ill., while also receiving a statement from governor Pat Quinn, condemning the attacks.

MEDIA DIGEST: Standing up to Congressman Joe Walsh

CAIR-Chicago’s media department gave over 20 interviews on 16 different media venues calling out Congressman Joe Walsh’s bigoted comments on Islam and Muslims. The following digest includes a selection of these interviews.

Chicago Tribune: Suburban mosque says someone shot air rifle at wall

Members of a suburban mosque say someone took several shots with an air rifle last night at the building’s outer wall in Morton Grove.

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