Tagged ‘Ahmed Rehab’

Exec. Dir. Ahmed Rehab Speaks at UIC

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab spoke to students at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Wednesday, March 4th. Rehab spoke about ISIS and the difficulties surrounding the issues of Islamophobia and bigotry in the United States today.

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.

NBC 5: Following Threats, CAIR-Chicago Calls for Stepped-Up Security at Local Mosques

CAIR-Chicago spoke with media after a south suburban mosque received violent threats on social media.

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago Says Threats Triggered Security Alert for Local Mosques (VIDEO)

CAIR-Chicago is working with local law enforcement and the FBI Chicago office on recent social media violent threats against a south suburban mosque.

Patheos: Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and Three Uncomfortable Questions

Whether purposeful or unwitting — which is quite possible by the way — our disposition to the narrative of the East/West divide, the invading hordes, the clash of civilizations is a timid yet omnipresent undercurrent in mainstream consciousness.

MuslimVillage.com: Paris Attack Condemned Across Muslim World

Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says he was not necessarily “emotionally offended” by the cartoons, but he did find them to be “in poor taste.”

Huffington Post: Who’s Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

I am not Charlie. I am not the terrorist either. I do not have to be Charlie to loathe the terrorists, and I do not have to resort to terrorism to register my displeasure with Charlie.

Sun-Times: Defeating ISIS, one mom at a time

Yet, whenever there’s an Islamic radical attack, those who fear Muslims anyway demand some sort of collective denouncement from them, as a body, a situation best summed up by Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Chicago.

NBC5 & CBS2: CAIR-Chicago Responds to Paris Attacks (Video)

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, responds to recent attack on the French publication Charlie Hebdo. The heinous crime left 12 dead and lead to a bloody manhunt across Paris.