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ABC 7 News: CAIR-Chicago banquet promotes A Future Without Bigotry

Members and supporters of the Muslim-American community were recognized for defending the civil and constitutional rights of Muslim- Americans, and Americans as a whole.

Chicago Now: My Enormous Respect for Garry McCarthy

Hesham Hassaballa comments on his great experience at CAIR-Chicago’s 8th annual banquet on Saturday, March 3rd.

The Wall Street Journal: Chicago police chief pledges no NYPD-style spying

CAIR Executive Director Ahmed Rehab praised McCarthy for his “heartfelt” sincerity and taking the initiative to attend, and the audience applauded when the chief said police need to work with the city’s communities to prevent crime and terrorism.

CBS: McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On Muslims

CAIR Executive Director Ahmed Rehab praised McCarthy for his “heartfelt” sincerity and taking the initiative to attend, and the audience applauded when the chief said police need to work with the city’s communities to prevent crime and terrorism.

PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-CHICAGO ANNUAL BANQUET THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 3

CAIR-Chicago’s 8th Annual Banquet, themed ‘A Future Without Bigotry’, will be held on Saturday March 3rd, 2012 at 6 p.m. CST at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. We will be awarding members and supporters of the Muslim-American community for their courage in defending the civil and constitutional rights of Muslim-Americans, and Americans as a whole.

Chicago Now: Chicago’s Muslim Community Stands with the People of Syria

Reeling from one of the darkest tragedies in human history, an adage emerged after World War II: “Never Again!” And yet, only a few short decades later, and on the same continent that the Nazi Holocaust took place, Europe’s only indigenous Muslim community was subjected to systematic genocide as the world sat by idly and watched.

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WBEZ 91.5: Chicago Muslims reassured after meeting McCarthy

Less than one week after sending a letter to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a Muslim rights advocate organization says it has been reassured that Chicago police will not undertake blanket surveillance of the city’s Muslim population.

Chicago Tribune: Muslim leader – Top Chicago cop vows no spying

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy vowed at a meeting with a local Muslim leader Tuesday to confine his department’s surveillance activities to those that pursue “criminal leads,” and to avoid the type of widespread spying allegedly carried out by New York police.

2012 Officials: What They Say About Us

See what Illinois government officials have to say about CAIR-Chicago!

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KSRO Newstalk 1350: Rehab wants McCarthy to reassure Muslims

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, wants Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to clarify his position on the NYPD spying program and also to assure Muslims that a spying operation has not been implemented in Chicago.

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