A white powder mailed to a Muslim advocacy group’s D.C. office is now in FBI custody after the unknown substance and an accompanying hate letter caused the building to be evacuated Thursday afternoon.
It’s a community all too familiar with prejudice, but Ibrahim Hooper with the Council on American-Islamic Relations says hate crimes and threats against Muslims nationwide are uncomfortably high.
WASHINGTON — A group of local and national Muslim organizations strongly denounced the terror attacks in Paris Saturday and offered condolences to the families of the victims. During a news conference at the headquarters of the Council on American-Islamic…
Area Muslim groups are speaking out against the reported
beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants, the group that
similarly killed journalist James Foley last month.
Police are investigating a vandalism at a Manassas, Va., mosque. Police say so far, there is no evidence of a hate crime.
Several cars near a mosque were vandalized over the weekend, but police believe it was a random attack.