Local Muslims Fear for FutureReports of harassment have increased over last 18 months, but many cases are likely unreported.
Local Council on American-Islamic Relations Deals with Threats"They want to create an environment where American-Muslims feel isolated, marginalized, and then they're more likely and easier to become radicalized, as well," Syed says, speaking of ISIS.
Local Muslims Condemn Paris AttacksCAIR-St. Louis says they pray for recovery and peace in France
Study: Muslim-Americans Being Treated Better, But Much Discrimination Remains"We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale," says Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "We have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010."
Islamic Group Sues Illinois County Over Learning CenterA board in 2010 denied a conditional-use permit for the facility, claiming concern about the center operating in a residential neighborhood.
New Billboards Aim To Educate People About IslamOne billboard is on Manchester Road near the Mason Road intersection. The other is located off I-70 and Fifth Street in St. Charles, facing west.