Tagged ‘Christina Abraham’

Denver Post: Meat-plant owner “uncooperative” in Muslim prayer fight

A civil-rights group holds little hope that a week-old dispute between Muslim workers and their bosses at a Greeley slaughterhouse will end quickly, based on the company’s recent response in a similar standoff in Nebraska.

WBBM 780 News Radio: Family: Muslim 6th Grader Used as Terrorist Example

A Muslim Family says a Chicago Public School teacher singled out their son as resembling a terrorist and says it hopes a federal civil rights hearing will end with the teacher’s dismissal.

FOX News: Public School Teacher Could Get Fired for Using Muslim Student as Example of Terrorist

A public school teacher in Chicago is in trouble and could lose her job after she mentioned the only Muslim student in her class in an anecdote about terrorists, according to local media.

Chicago Tribune: Teacher called 6th grader a terrorist, federal complaint says

The family of a 13-year-old Muslim student who claims that a former teacher singled him out as a “terrorist” during a 6th grade history class in the spring called for the woman’s firing after meeting with Chicago Public Schools officials and a federal mediator for several hours Thursday.

ABC 7: Teacher Insults Muslim Student

A Chicago public school student says his teacher used him as an example of a terrorist a class.
The child is an Arab-Muslim and says he was intimidated and isolated from classmates after the incident.

NBC 5: Teacher Called Our Son a Terrorist, Family Alleges (VIDEO)

The 13-year-old student, Saleh Choudhary, said because of the April 6 incident, he has been intimidated and isolated by his peers, NBC5’s Anthony Ponce reported.

CBS 2: Teacher Used Muslim Student as Terrorist Example (VIDEO)

A Chicago teacher is under fire for singling out the only Muslim student in her class while talking about the Middle East. The teacher has now been reassigned to another school. However, the young boy’s family is demanding answers.

Public Accommodation Denied to Muslim Man – Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham Files Appeal

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham filed an appeal with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) on behalf of a Muslim man who was denied public accommodation on the basis of his national origin and religion.

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham Attends Citizenship Update Interview

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham represented a Muslim man who had applied for naturalization. The man first applied for citizenship in 2003. He subsequently passed his test and interview. CAIR-Chicago sent out inquiries to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the man’s behalf.

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham Represents Man at Unemployment Hearing

CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham represented a man at his unemployment benefits hearing.