In this hour-long radio interview, Ahmed Rehab joins WBEZ staff to discuss reactions to the Boston Marathon bombings.
At a news conference on Friday, April 19th, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director reiterated the Muslim community’s sympathies for the victims of the Boston bombings and cautions the Muslim community of possible retaliatory acts.
FOX 32 reports on the CAIR-Chicago news conference where Chicago Muslims reiterated their condemnation of the violence of the Boston bombing attacks.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the Friday’s press conference concerning CAIR-Chicago’s response to the Boston bombings.
The Council on American Islamic Relations again offered sympathy to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on Friday, but added a plea for Americans not to generalize and conclude that Muslim teachings influenced the suspect in any way.
The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has embarked on a campaign to redefine the term “jihad,” applying earlier this year to advertise a “#MyJihad” message on Hillsborough Area Regional Transit buses.
In Chicago, a group has launched a bus and subway ad campaign meant to reclaim the term jihad from another series of ads that presents jihadists as violent.
Muslim Matters discusses the goal of #MyJihad Public Education Campaign and sheds light on how it is successfully driving home the message that ‘jihad’ in actuality refers to a concerted effort or struggle, namely by an individual in the path of God.
The Huffington Post reports on the San Francisco public transit authority’s fight against anti-Islamic ads sponsored by the AFDI. The ads that closely resemble the #Myjihad Public Education Campaign ads are sparking controversy and inspired SFMTA to donate all revenue generated from the ads to the city’s Human Rights Commission.
The New York Times reports on CAIR-Chicago’s public campaign “MyJihad” which promotes a peaceful meaning of the word ‘jihad.’