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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Danish Delegation and CAIR-Chicago Staff/Externs
First Row (left to right) : Azam Khan, Viyan Duman, Bircan Eker, Saadiya Ahmed, Dina Rehab, Cynthia Wilson
Back Row (left to right): Martin Frandsen, Nadeem Farooq, Jamilla Jaffer, Murat Kilic, Susan Arac, Heena Musabji, Ahmed Oezer, Ahmed Rehab, Sarah Terman, Sultan Muhammad.
Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, gives a brief overview of CAIR-Chicago.
Communications Coordinator, Sultan Muhammad, speaks on media-related issues facing the
Muslim community in Chicago.
Outreach Coordinator, Dina Rehab, discusses the various programs of the Outreach Department.
Members of the delegation listen attentively to the CAIR-Chicago experience.
Murat describes the amount of diversity present within the Muslim community in Denmark.
Bircan explains how 2nd and 3rd generation Muslims of immigrant families are not necessarily viewed as “Danish” because of their features.
Susan, a Danish Muslim, reflects on her experience at a conference where she challenged the definition of "Danish" by introducing herself as a woman from Aarhus (her city of birth in Denmark). She described the confused looks of attendees as they tried to make the connection between her non-Danish features and her place of birth.
Cynthia Wilson, Sultan Muhammad and Dina Rehab listen in as Ahmed Rehab discusses the similarities and differences between the American and European Muslim communities.
Jamilla provides various statistics on the Population in Denmark, including its Muslim population of 325,000.
Nadeem relays a humorous account of his experience as a Danish Muslim.