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CAIR-Chicago Saddened by Passing of Cardinal George

CAIR-Chicago is saddened by the death of Cardinal Francis George, who passed away this morning after a long struggle with cancer.

ISIS and the Islamic State: A Panel Discussion at Purdue University

On February 11, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab was a panelist for an event hosted at Purdue University. Approximately 400 people were in attendance to see Rehab discuss the threat ISIS, along with Professor of Islamic Studies Scott Alexander, and author, attorney, and political philosopher Rafia Zakaria.

ABC7: ISIS Recruiting US Terrorists on Social Media

“We need to empower our communities in which to be able to detect that and prevent that before it’s too late,” said Ahmed Rehab, Council on American Islamic Relations.

WBEZ: CAIR-Chicago Exec. Dir. Discusses ISIS

Ahmed Rehab joined WBEZ Worldview to discuss the impact ISIS is having on the Western world.

WTTW: Exec. Dir. Ahmed Rehab Discusses Islamophobia in U.S.

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, sat down to discuss the rise of Islamophobia with Randa Kuziez from the Interfaith Youth Core, and freelance journalist Deanna Othman on Chicago Tonight.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference on Recent Illinois Hate Crimes

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address recent hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

Chicago Tribune: Islamic group rips District 230 response to graffiti threats

At a news conference Friday, Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR’s Chicago chapter, criticized the district for not immediately putting the school on lockdown once the graffiti was discovered and said parents weren’t notified quickly enough about the incident.

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

WGN 9: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

Fox 32: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.