Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

A woman in purdah holds a sign as she takes part in a rally called by members of Lagos' based civil society groups, for the release of the kidnapped Chibok school girls, outside the state government house in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 5, 2014. Boko Haram on May 5 claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria that has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as 'slaves'. 'I abducted your girls,' the Islamist group's leader Abubakar Shekau said in the 57-minute video obtained by AFP, referring to the 276 students kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok, Borno state on April 14, 2014. (Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Islamic Groups: Nigerian Kidnappers Not Real Muslims

Chicago area Islamic groups were coming together Thursday to express their collective outrage at a crime that has horrified the world; the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls by a terrorist group in Nigeria.


Desecrated Headstone

Muslim Headstones Desecrated At Evergreen Park Cemetery

Several headstones at a cemetery in Evergreen Park were found desecrated with anti-Muslim graffiti this week, and Chicago’s Muslim community is shocked.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Minority Groups Seek To Ensure Representation In Redistricting

The look of Illinois has changed since the last census, and so will legislative maps.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

Osama Bin Laden

Chicago Muslim Council On Bin Laden: ‘End Of Dark Era’

In Chicago, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago says the killing of the al-Qaeda leader marks “the end of a dark era.”

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011