April 5, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Hate Crime-General

MILWAUKEE, [WI]--Twice, in recent months, someone vandalized a room Marquette University has turned into an Islamic prayer space and nearby hallways signs. The first incident reportedly occurred following November's presidential election; the second, after President Trump released his revised travel ban against about a half-dozen predominantly Muslim nations. Marquette's police department has reportedly investigated the vandalism. Now, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, is calling on law enforcement to investigate the episodes as possible hate crimes. According to a Marquette student publication, the university's Academic Senate is considering a resolution that would condemn violence and hate speech and express support for Muslim students. View More>>

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