November 3, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

NEWARK, [NJ]--Mosques in the New Jersey area are receiving threats following this week’s terror attack in New York City, according to the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR). Islamic Center of Passaic County, the region's most influential mosque, has received at least eight threats, forcing them to increase security for their over 25,000 congregants. The mosque’s Friday prayer draws over 2,000 people alone. Another mosque in New Jersey, Masjid Omar Mosque, has also received threats after rumors that Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the suspect in the terror attack, may have gone to worship there. CAIR’s New Jersey chapter called on federal authorities to investigate the threat  

November 3, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

UNITED STATES, [US]--Right-wing extremists communicating in confidential online chats in recent months have shared scores of documents detailing the manufacture and use of bombs, grenades, mines and other incendiary devices. The documents, which range from instructions on detonating dynamite to U.S. military manuals for constructing improvised explosives and booby traps, were passed around during online conversations among members of Anticom, a secretive and militant group that has emerged during the past year. Records of the online chats were made available to ProPublica by Unicorn Riot, a leftist media collective that has reported critically on racist marches and right-wing political ralli  

November 3, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

TWIN FALLS, [ID]--Police say someone draped a cross in butchered pig parts and left it at the Islamic Center of Twin Falls over the weekend. Authorities are calling it a hate crime. About 4 feet tall, the cross was wrapped in bacon, pig’s feet and a tongue, and was left in the parking lot. The incident is the latest in a string of vandalism at Twin Falls’ only mosque dating back to 2015, when anti-Muslim sentiments began to take hold as the community debated refugee resettlement. Police were dispatched at 7:30 a.m. Saturday to the center at the 400 block of Addison Avenue. The center’s caretaker found the cross, Twin Falls Police Lt. Terry Thueson said. View More>>