Illinois Congressmen Luis Gutierrez and other State Congressmen join to send letters questioning the FBI investigation of 23 Midwestern anti-war and international solidarity activists.
I sincerely appreciate that President Obama made that statement, and wholeheartedly agree that Osama bin Laden isn’t an Islamic leader; that in fact, he’s a mass murderer of Muslims,” said CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif.
“I’m just waiting to see if this is going to change anything in terms of our foreign policy, our strategy in Afghanistan and the war of terror, and if it will change anything in Muslim-West relations,” said Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif.
At the press conference, the speakers echoed President Obama’s assertion that Osama Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader, and in fact was a mass-murderer of Muslims. CAIR-Chicago’s Communication Coordinator, Amina Sharif, stated “Bin Laden never represented Islam and was never seen as a Muslim leader, but unfortunately many people’s understanding of Islam was distorted by the actions of Bin Laden.”
Amina Sharif, spokeswoman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Chicago, sought to distance Islam from bin Laden during a news conference Monday.
“Bin Laden never represented Islam and was never seen as a Muslim leader,” Sharif said.
“We are relieved that justice has not been denied even if it has been delayed,” said Ahmed Rehab. “This goes to show that the way to fight terror is through good intelligence operations, and not military surges abroad, or the choking of civil liberties at home.”
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif comments on the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Gerald Hankerson, CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, and Amina Sharif, the Communications Coordinator, presented to a religion and culture class at Northwestern University on Thursday, April 21. The two discussed the role race and ethnicity play in the American Muslim experience.
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif delivered presentations to Media and Professional Writing classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 19th and 26th. Professor Linda Landis Andrews