From whatever background or ethnicity, Northwest Indiana residents were troubled Thursday by increasingly violent events in the Middle East and the prospects of war. . .
But Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said Israeli attacks are not justified and without the support of the United Nations or the European Union.
"We are calling on all people of conscience to contact their elected officials to condemn Israel's indiscriminate attack on Lebanon," Hooper said. "It's clear that the attacks on Lebanon are disproportionate to any attack against Israel."