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Al Jazeera: Attacks on US Muslims creates Eid worry

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab comments on the demonizing of Muslims in the U.S. in this new Al Jazeera piece.

Salon.com: Eight attacks, 11 days

“How long are we going to go pretending like there is no relationship between this acquiescence of hatred and politics and the inclination of violence on the ground?” asked Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR-Chicago. “You cannot demonize a community and then be surprised when they’re under attack.”

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.

VIDEO: CBS 2 – Police in Lombard investigating attack at Islamic school

The Lombard, Ill. police department are investigating an attack on the College Preparatory School of America – an Islamic school in this Chicago suburb. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab responds.

Chicago Tribune: Islamic groups alarmed by suburban incidents

Two suburban Islamic institutions apparently were the targets of weekend incidents that caused property damage and raised concerns among Islamic leaders that the attacks were intended to harm worshippers.

WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab discusses Morsi’s dismissal of military leaders in Egypt

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago discusses Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s dismissal of several top military generals.

PRESS RELEASE: Illinois Muslim school hit with acid bomb

The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today called for an FBI hate crime investigation of an acid bomb attack on a Muslim school in that state.

ABC 7: Man charged after pellets fired at Morton Grove mosque

Investigators say David Conrad, 51, lives next to the mosque in Morton Grove. They say he fired a pellet rifle at the building while 500 people prayed inside Friday evening and damaged the mosque.

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