Tagged ‘Ahmed Rehab’

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.

Join CAIR-Chicago Friday, October 24th, for a panel discussion on “Online Radicalization: Reality and Myths”

Join CAIR-Chicago on Friday, October 24 at 7:45 pm, at the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park for a panel discussion on the reality and myths of online radicalization. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan, and other panelists, will share their thoughts with community members followed by a Q + A.

Letter to the Sun-Times Re: ISIS in Chicago

Tuesday’s headline from the Chicago Sun-Times, “ISIS in Chicago”, was not only sensational but inaccurate and misleading. A more accurate headline would have been: “A Chicagoan in ISIS?” (The added question mark underscoring that it is as of yet an allegation, not a finding).

Ahmed Rehab Interviewed on WBEZ’s “The Afternoon Shift” with Niala Boodhoo

Yesterday, CAIR-Chiacgo’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, was interviewed alongside Dr. Robert Pape on the issue of Civil Liberties and National Security since 9/11. “We didn’t act fast enough to stand with the people.” -Ahmed Rehab on American foreign policy towards the Middle-East. The interview can be found here.

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