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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.

CAIR-Chicago Hosts Interfaith Event to Honor MLK

This Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day brought together youth and educators from across Chicagoland at an event hosted at CAIR-Chicago’s Azima Center.

PILI Fellowships at CAIR-Chicago!

Be a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellow at CAIR-Chicago for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!

ACTION ALERT: Muslim Participants Needed for Discrimination Research!

The research fellow at CAIR-Chicago is conducting her thesis research on Muslim Americans and the effects of discrimination on mental health. Please complete the survey and pass it along to friends and family who may be interested.

CAIR-Chicago Continues to Support Community Post ISIS Arrest

Recognizing the vital need to support communities across Chicagoland, CAIR-Chicago continues its efforts to foster dialogue and defend civil rights.

CAIR-Chicago seeking PILI fellowship applicants

CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2015. Apply today!

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