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The influence of Islamophobia in congressional politics

Communications Intern Titilayo Rasaki explores the network of misinformation experts and political figures that have created a national rhetoric of Islamophobia and hate.

Ahmed Rehab to speak on Islamophobia at AIC

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will be included as part of a panel to discuss religious bigotry at the American Islamic College on February 23rd.

Pamela Geller’s self-defeating quest to “defeat” jihad

Matthew Barry, contributor for the Chicago Monitor, responds to Pamela Geller’s recent attack on his piece in the Monitor about the #MyJihad campaign.

Jan 11th – 11 Years of Guantanamo! Shut it Down Now!

Jan 11, 2013 marks 11 years since US detention center at Guantanamo was opened. Over 700 men have been released while some remain detained despite being cleared for release.

Pamela Geller’s obsession: Countering tolerance

With nationwide ads and a social media movement, the #MyJihad campaign is promoting peace, tolerance, and understanding; who could possibly object?

CAIR-Chicago joins South Asian, Sikh groups to recognize anti-hate resolution

Ahmed Rehab and Rabya Khan participated in a commemoration for Illinois House Resolution 1193 which addresses hate crimes against minorities including Sikh and Muslim Americans.

CAIR-Chicago ad responds to pro-Walsh SuperPac attack

An organization calling itself Indian Americans for Freedom (IAF) has placed ads in this paper defaming CAIR-Chicago, a 10 year old reputable non-partisan Muslim American civil rights organization that has a voluminous and transparent record of exemplary service in the Chicagoland community.

Rabya Khan to speak at Advancing Justice Conference – Sept. 28

CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will be speaking at the Advancing Justice Conference this Friday, September 28, 2012 in Chicago.

How American Muslims were also victims of the horrendous attacks on 9/11

Are the portrayals of Muslim Americans by some elected officials and members of the media accurate? Are non-Muslim Americans the only victims of extremism? Should Muslim Americans be obligated to apologize for the actions of a few that distort the true meaning of the Qur’an?

Resolution: Sikh and Muslim communities can anticipate a more welcoming environment

A city council resolution aimed at reducing violent and discriminatory acts against the Sikh and Muslim communities will create greater awareness and promote acceptance of these groups, said an Asian American community leader on Wednesday.

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