Posts tagged hate speech
Student Life, Washington University: A platform for peace

CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab defines jihad as “the struggle against ignorance, injustice and hate. It is the struggle against the darkness in one’s own soul. It is the struggle to be patient in times of adversity.”

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Public Prayer is Universal

Thank you, Neil, for you intelligent, informed article "Fear and loathing in the cat food aisle" (Dec. 13). I am appalled by the attitude of the letter writer who said she wanted to physically assault three Muslim women praying in a Costco, and your response that "hating other people is like taking poison and expecting someone else to die" is right on target.

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Attend Sheriff Discrimination Trial, Support Officer Yasin

CAIR-Chicago is representing Officer Abraham Yasin in an employment discrimination case. Yasin was harassed by fellow officers in incidents spanning over a year, and is seeking justice for the violation of his rights.

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Media Advisory: Groups Condemn Hate Speech by Republican Candidate to 5th Congressional District Seat Rosanna Pulido

Diverse community advocates join to condemn hate speech and call for the Republican Party to repudiate offensive comments. Participants will denounce intolerant and hateful remarks made by Rosanna Pulido – the Republican candidate for the 5th congressional district seat – against these communities.

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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.

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Southtown Star: Frankfort Mosque Tackles Ruff Issue

The American Islamic Association of Frankfort is holding an interfaith meeting and press conference at 6 p.m. Tuesday to respond to a SouthtownStar article about a personal e-mail sent by Frankfort Township Assessor Paul Ruff containing anti-Muslim comments. Members of churches and synagogues as well as Ruff have been invited to attend and express their views.

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