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Daily Herald: Lombard cancels police training after protests

A police counterterrorism training seminar in Lombard was canceled Friday following objections from an Islamic group who have called the main presenter an “anti-Muslim bigot.”

Houston Chronicle: Suburban police cancel anti-terrorism trainings

Suburban Chicago authorities canceled a class over objections from advocacy group claiming the trainer and his teachings are anti-Muslim.

The Sacramento Bee: CAIR asks law enforcement to drop anti-Muslim trainer

The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations called on Illinois law enforcement authorities to drop Sam Kharoba, a notorious anti-Muslim bigot, as a counterterrorism trainer.

Anchorage Daily News: Suburban police cancel anti-terrorism trainings

The Cair-Chicago office is protesting against Sam Kharoba’s trainings stating his teaching materials contain inaccuracies and stereotypes.

Chicago Sun-Times: Muslim advocacy group objects to anti-terrorism trainer

A Chicago Muslim advocacy group is calling on the Illinois Terrorism Task Force and others involved with law enforcement training here to drop Sam Kharoba from an anti-terrorism training program, dubbing him “a notorious anti-Muslim bigot.”

WGN-AM: Local Muslims call for dismissal of counter-terrorism trainer [AUDIO]

WGN-AM 720 spoke with CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, about the trainings scheduled with local police from known anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba.

Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss

Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.

Voice of America: Chicago Muslims host ‘Taste of Ramadan’

Voice of America-Bahasa Indonesia wrote about CAIR-Chicago’s fifth annual ‘Taste of Chicago’ on July 17, providing iftar to 300 people at CAIR-Chicago’s office in downtown Chicago.

Yahala Voice: Gerald Hankerson interview about “Taste of Ramadan”

Check out this interview with Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Yahala Voice about the “Taste of Ramadan” Iftar.

WBEZ covers Taste of Ramadan!

Listen to CAIR-Chicago Outreach and Government Affairs Coordinator Gerald Hankerson discuss the success of CAIR-Chicago’s 5th Annual “Taste of Ramadan,” which occurred on July 17,2013, and the tradition of Ramadan on WBEZ.

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