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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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New York Times: CAIR-Chicago and Gain Peace combat anti-Muslim rhetoric

CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab and Sabeel Ahmed from Gain Peace discuss battling anti-Muslim rhetoric fueled by the presidential campaign by using tactics including a television ad campaign and public forums against bigotry.

Chicagoist: Rehab expresses concern over McCarthy’s knowledge of spying program

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, expressed concern over the revelation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s involvement in the NYPDs spying on Muslims.

WBEZ 91.5: Rehab responds to McCarthy’s involvement in spying on Muslims

CAIR Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, responds to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s involvement in spying on Muslims.

Wall Street Journal: Rehab responds to NYPD spying on Muslims, and the Chicago connection

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab speaks to the Wall Street Journal regarding the NYPD secret operation of spying on Muslims, and the Chicago connection

ABC 7: Rehab responds to NYPD spying on Muslims, and the Chicago connection

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab speaks to ABC regarding the NYPD secret operation of spying on Muslims, and the Chicago connection.

2012 Annual Banquet Awardees and Speakers Announced!

CAIR-Chicago is proud to announce the speakers and awardees of our 8th Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012!

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