Yesterday, CAIR-Chiacgo’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed on how Muslim communities face Islamophobic backlash for the actions of the extremist group the “Islamic State.”
As US starts to become more involved in the fight against ISIS, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, points out the other forces in the region the US still turns a blind eye to. See more videos by following our channel on YouTube CLICK HERE
As recent events in Chicago, and around the world, fuel the debate surrounding the threat of groups like ISIS and the U.S. governments role in combating them. CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab talks with CBS 2 about how the Muslim community confronts extremist rhetoric. See more videos by following our channel on YouTube CLICK HERE
This week the streets around CAIR-Chicago’s office, have been painted yellow with the brightly t-shirted fans of Chicago Ideas Week (CIW).
In Bridgeview and Justice, Illinois, members of the Arab-American community have lived under surveillance for nearly twenty years. Assia Boundaoui grew up there.
Tuesday’s headline from the Chicago Sun-Times, “ISIS in Chicago”, was not only sensational but inaccurate and misleading. A more accurate headline would have been: “A Chicagoan in ISIS?” (The added question mark underscoring that it is as of yet an allegation, not a finding).