A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP
A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP

Civil rights groups denounce anti-Muslim rallies across US

So-called ‘anti-Sharia’ rallies across almost 30 US cities come as hate crimes on the rise, prompting criticism and counter-protests

A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP
A pro-Muslim supporter argues with a demonstrator with the "March Against Sharia" protest in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: AFP
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