The Council on American-Islamic Relations called on the FBI to investigate a recent incident of vandalism against a Chicago area mosque as a possible hate crime. The Islamic Foundation Mosque in Villa Park was vandalized last week, which is the fourth such incident in two months. A mosque employee discovered that two windows were shattered on the mosque, and a five-gallon tank of flammable liquid had been spilled in the mosque’s school – an area that is currently under construction. Two weeks ago, mosque authorities found a Star of David in a part of the mosque undergoing construction. Shortly before that, anti-Islamic messages were spray-painted on the outer walls of the mosque, and windows and glass were shattered in another prior incident.
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