Muslim gravesite defaced for 2nd time in 2 weeks
A gravesite in the Muslim section of Evergreen Cemetery in Evergreen Park has been defaced for the second time in two weeks. Evergreen Park police will review images from a camera mounted above the gravesite when it was tagged two weeks ago with anti-Islamic writing. The gravesite, which includes a bench, tombstone and obelisk, was vandalized with almost identical black marker scribblings, according to a statement from the Council on American Islamic Relations, or CAIR.
Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR's Chicago chapter, said the vandalism has upset relatives of the deceased.
"Even after he departed the world, bigotry follows him," Rehab said. "It's very violating." (...)