You do not have to suffer in silence. 
Together, we will seek a solution.


If you or anyone you know has been victimized by Abdullah Saleem or the Islamic Institute of Elgin, know that you are not alone, and that we will stand with you and support you through this process. Your identity will remain confidential.

A hotline has been set up by an expert legal team, with trained professionals who will field calls and help connect you to the legal, social and emotional resources and information you need to begin your journey of healing.

If you or someone you know has been victimized by Abdullah Saleem or IIE, would like to disclose this information, and would like to be connected to resources, please contact us in the following ways, once again your identity will be protected:

(469) 708-SAFE (7233)

If you need legal advice or help:

Please contact Tatiana Thompson at

Law Office of Steven A. Denny, P.C.
33 N. LaSalle Street
Suite #2125
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Direct (312) 236-6100
Fax (312) 236-7259

If you, or someone you know is a survivor of sexual violence not related to the above person or institution, there are many resources for you. You are not alone. For a comprehensive list of therapists and sexual assault counseling agencies, please click here 


For immediate assistance, please call (800) 656 HOPE

The National Suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE






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