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MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago responds to attacks in Libya, protests, and anti-Muslim bigotry

CAIR-Chicago representatives speak to media, engage in forums and hold events in response to attacks in Libya, protests, and anti-Muslim bigotry.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago responds to vandalism of Muslim grave

CAIR-Chicago held a protest downtown condemning hate and Islamophobia and it’s media department gave numerous interviews addressing the recent desecration of a Muslim man’s grave in Evergreen Park, IL.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago’s reaction to anti-Muslim attacks in Ill., Governor Pat Quinn Speaks Out

CAIR-Chicago gave numerous interviews on different media venues addressing the recent anti-Muslim attacks in Morton Grove and Lombard, Ill., while also receiving a statement from governor Pat Quinn, condemning the attacks.

MEDIA DIGEST: Standing up to Congressman Joe Walsh

CAIR-Chicago’s media department gave over 20 interviews on 16 different media venues calling out Congressman Joe Walsh’s bigoted comments on Islam and Muslims. The following digest includes a selection of these interviews.

WBBM Newsradio: Taste of Ramadan at CAIR-Chicago

WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports. Some attendees wolfed down pizzas, chips and sodas, while others dined on more exotic dishes from around the world.

CBS 2: Hundreds Turn Out To Break Fast After Sundown During Ramadan

The month-long Muslim observance of Ramadan continues, and hundreds of people broke the daily fast after sundown the fast in the offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

FIRSTPOST: CAIR-Chicago Celebrates ‘Taste of Ramadan’

After a day of fasting, hundreds of Chicago Muslims celebrated a taste of Ramadan. They gathered at the Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations to enjoy dishes from around the world.

ABC 7: Chicago Muslims celebrate after a day of fasting

After a day of fasting, hundreds of Chicago Muslims celebrated a taste of Ramadan. They gathered at the Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations to enjoy dishes from around the world.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Reflects on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

See our recent media coverage here.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Responds to
“Burn A Koran Day” and Islamophobia with Outreach and Education

With Pastor Terry Jones’ “Burn A Koran Day” fiasco and the ongoing Park51 debate taking center stage in the media, CAIR-Chicago is taking action. We are challenging misinformation and anti-Muslim rhetoric through interfaith and outreach efforts to educate the public. You may have also seen us in the news recently, adding balanced and informed perspectives to public discourse.

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