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Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Imam Stir Rifts in Insular Illinois Community

posted on February 16, 2015

In The New York Times, Matt Apuzzo reports that accusations of sexual abuse against Imam Mohammad Abdullah Saleem of Chicago’s Institute of Islamic Education have upset Chicago’s close-knit Indian and Pakistani immigrant neighborhoods. Apuzzo writes that the allegations “have highlighted the kinds of tensions that divide a small, cloistered segment of Mr. Saleem’s followers from a more assimilated generation that bristles at the notion that such matters should be handled privately.”

Read at The New York Times