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 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.
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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.
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.
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.
CAIR Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, responds to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s involvement in spying on Muslims.
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
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab speaks to ABC regarding the NYPD secret operation of spying on Muslims, and the Chicago connection.
CAIR-Chicago is proud to announce the speakers and awardees of our 8th Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012!