CAIR-Chicago applauds U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Zachary T. Fardon and Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Chicago office Michael Anderson
Numerous calls to CAIR-Chicago recently signal that the FBI has increased its visits to families
We often urge our youth to pursue culturally relevant fields of work that can help our community define itself, and prime among those fields we have
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A young Aurora man changed his plea to ‘guilty’ on the charge of providing material support to al-Qaida
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today asked Muslim community leaders nationwide to consider instituting additional safety measures
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Following the shooting, the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations had called on the FBI to investigate it as a hate crime. McCarthy said Wednesday he’s spoken with the bureau, and that although it’s not involved in the investigation, “we are keeping them apprised” of the department’s probe.
“Had it been aimed lower and gone through a window, I personally believe it could have killed someone, if not injured them very seriously. So that is not lost of anyone and is much cause for concern, and fear, really,” CAIR-Chicago executive director Ahmed Rehab told WGN
The office had asked the FBI to step in and investigate the incident as a hate crime but had not received a response from the bureau as of late Tuesday, Karoluk said. CAIR also asked Orland Park police for increased patrols around the mosque.
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