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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite outrage from the local Muslim community, a Frankfort Township official did not apologize Wednesday for circulating an e-mail with anti-Islamic sentiments.
Muslims in Will County are demanding an apology from Frankfort Township Assessor Paul Ruff for an e-mail he helped circulate that allegedly contained anti-Islamic sentiments.
Frankfort Township Assessor Paul Ruff has been asked to apologize to the local Muslim community after he circulated an e-mail with anti-Islamic sentiments, officials said.
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.
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage against a Muslim rights group that reprinted his attacks against Islam and called for an advertising boycott.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage against a Muslim civil rights group.
Savage claimed the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic Relations violated his copyright when it posted on its Web site a four-minute excerpt of anti-Islamic comments by Savage. The council accompanied the excerpt with a critique of Savage’s words.
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