Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, saying the attack looks all too much like a hate crime. Nabra Hassanen, 17, was bludgeoned with a baseball bat early Sunday by a motorist who drove up to about 15 Muslim teenagers as they walked or bicycled along a road, … [Read more...] about Muslims question whether girl’s killing in Virginia was road rage, not hate crime
The Fairfax County Police Department are blaming "road rage" as the mostly likely reason, instead of a hate crime, in the killing of a Muslim teenager in Virginia whose body was found in a pond later. Nabra Hassanen, 17, was killed on Sunday after she and a group of nearly 15 friends encountered a driver, Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, about 3:40 a.m., the police said in a … [Read more...] about Road Rage Cited in Killing of Muslim Girl in Virginia
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — For the second time in as many months, a Muslim civil rights group is pursuing criminal charges on behalf of a taxicab driver who was subjected to an anti-Islamic rant caught on tape. A civil rights organization is asking the Fairfax County, Va., prosecutor to pursue a case involving a Virginia taxi driver who was subjected to an anti-Muslim rant by a … [Read more...] about Va. cabbie pursues charges after anti-Muslim bashing
Vandals attacked an under-construction mosque in Chantilly over the weekend, causing extensive damage, authorities said. All of the mosque’s first-level windows and door glass were shattered by thrown rocks, causing about $60,000 in damages, according to Usman Ghumman, general secretary for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mosque. He said the doors and windows were custom … [Read more...] about Vandals caused $60,000 in damage to mosque under construction in Va.