CIOGC condemns arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

Dear CIOGC Community, During the blessed month of Ramadan, we are encouraged to strengthen our resolve, particularly during times of great difficulty. This past Sunday, we were asked to strengthen our resolve again as the Diyanet Mosque in New Haven, Connecticut was intentionally set on fire. This comes as part of a wave of attacks [...]

By |2019-07-24T20:12:33-05:00May 15th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns arson against New Haven, Connecticut mosque

2/6/17 – WBEZ 91.5 FM: Muslim leader: ‘We’re going to heighten security’

Since President Donald Trump signed an executive order that banned refugees and others from seven mostly-Muslim countries, a mosque has been burned in Victoria, Texas, and six people were killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec, Canada. Now many Muslims are questioning the safety of their mosques. Imam Kifah Mustapha, director of the [...]

By |2017-02-06T19:38:48-06:00February 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/3/17 – WBEZ 91.5 FM: Chicago Area Mosques Ramp Up Security After Weekend Violence

WBEZ 91.5 FM  Muslim institutions in the Chicago area are ramping up security after recent incidents at mosques. In Texas, a mosque was burned down on Saturday and on Monday six people were shot dead during prayer at a Quebec City mosque. At least one Chicago-area mosque received a threat this week by telephone.  About a dozen local [...]

By |2017-02-03T22:53:20-06:00February 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/31/17 – Urgent: Increase vigilance and security after deadly shootings, mosque fire

Asalamu Alaikum, Dear Community Members, An attacker opened fire on a Quebec City mosque last night killing six people and injuring eight others. One man is being held as a suspect and another as a witness. We condemn this heinous and tragic atrocity and offer our sincere prayers and condolences to the victims and their families. In Texas, The Islamic [...]

By |2017-01-31T16:52:50-06:00January 31st, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments