December 14 2015

Coachella Unincorporated – Eastern Coachella Valley Youth Speak Out Against Islamophobia


…On Friday, a mosque in Coachella was targeted by what reports are calling a firebomb. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. On Saturday, a suspect was arrested in connection to the attack. This is the second time the Islamic Society of Palm Springs has been the target of a hate crime. Last November, someone shot at the Mosque and vehicles near the building. In response to the attack, Coachella Unincorporated youth reporters denounced Islamophobia and called for the community to stand in solidarity…

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