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Islamic group protests police trainer coming to Lombard
by Josh Stockinger
An organization that puts on training seminars for police is refusing to cancel a counterterrorism session Monday in Lombard, despite objections from an Islamic group about the main presenter.
The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations claims presenter Sam Kharoba is a "notorious anti-Muslim bigot," and plans to hold a news conference in protest outside Lombard village hall during the presentation.
"Our state's law enforcement agencies should work with credible leaders of the Muslim community to address any issues related to Islam," CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab said Thursday.
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