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Vandals Target Islamic Society Building In Plainfield

Authorities are investigating vandalism at the Islamic Society of North America’s headquarters in Plainfield after vulgar anti-Muslim phrases were spray painted on a wall. Plainfield Police Capt. Jill Lees says the Islamic Society notified the department Sunday morning about what it characterized as a hate crime. She says nobody was injured and the vandals…

The Islamic Society of North America Vandalised!

The  headquarters of the Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield was vandalized last Sunday, a spokesperson from the group informed. They have complained about it to the local law enforcement and the FBI as hate crime. The surveillance cameras caught three of the vandals. The culprit spray painted the brick wall of the office…

Islamic Society Headquarters In Plainfield Vandalized

There have been several possible racially-motivated attacks in Indiana in recent weeks. Muslim leaders in central Indiana are treating the latest — vandalism at an Islamic center — as a teaching moment. Security footage captured three young men writing racial slurs toward Middle Eastern Muslims and the Islamic extremist groups ISIS..

Police release video of suspects vandalizing mosque

Late Monday afternoon Plainfield police released grainy video of three men spraying graffiti on the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) building. The spray paintings were laced with racial slurs and obscenities. Leaders at ISNA called an afternoon news conference at the building on Monday. During the 45-minute press conference.

Vandalism at Islamic Society of North America Headquarters in Plainfield

The Islamic Society of North America says it will give more information to reporters on Monday on vandalism discovered at its headquarters in Plainfield. The largest Islamic organization in the U.S. says the vandalism was discovered by people arriving for morning prayers on Sunday.  ISNA released a photograph as part of a press release showing profanity […]

Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield is target of vandals

The Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield reported an incident that they’re calling a hate crime to local law enforcement and the FBI. Three of the vandals were caught on surveillance cameras. The ISNA building was vandalized over the weekend, and the culprits spray-painted racial epithets on the brick wall of their headquarters..

Muslims in St. Louis discuss politics, Islamophobia and getting out the vote

While Donald Trump’s pathway to the Republican nomination for president continues to strengthen, some Muslim Americans in St. Louis for a conference on social justice say they’re more concerned about the people who support him. The Islamic Society of North America hosted the conference in west St. Louis County Saturday…

Bishop challenges Catholics to combat ‘ugly tide of anti-Islamic bigotry’

San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy is challenging U.S. Catholics to take an active role in combating “the scourge of anti-Islamic prejudice. “We are witnessing in the United States a new nativism, which the American Catholic community must reject and label for the religious bigotry which it is,” he said in a keynote address delivered…