Tagged ‘Islam’

The impact on American Muslims, 11 years after 9/11

Though eleven years have lapsed since the fall of the Twin Towers, American Muslims still seem to have targets on their backs.

Chicago Tribune: Muslim grave site in Evergreen Park vandalized again

A grave site in the Muslim section of Evergreen Cemetery in Evergreen Park has been defaced for the second time in two weeks.

MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago responds to vandalism of Muslim grave

CAIR-Chicago held a protest downtown condemning hate and Islamophobia and it’s media department gave numerous interviews addressing the recent desecration of a Muslim man’s grave in Evergreen Park, IL.

CAIR-Chicago holds “White Balloon Protest” downtown

On Friday, August 17th, CAIR-Chicago along with an interfaith and interethnic coalition of diverse community organizations united to protest hate and Islamophobia in downtown Chicago.

VIDEO: CBS 2 – CAIR-Chicago calls grave desecration hateful

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator, Aymen Abdel Halim, speaks to CBS 2 reporter Kris Guiterrez about the hateful graffiti that was found on a Muslim man’s grave in an Evergreen Park, Ill. cemetery.

VIDEO: NBC 5 – CAIR-Chicago responds to hateful graffiti on Muslim grave

Aymen Abdel Halim, Communications Coordinator for CAIR-Chicago, speaks to NBC 5 reporter Sharon Wright, about how hate and Islamophobia has contributed to the vandalism of a Muslim man’s grave.

VIDEO: Fox 32 – Muslim grave site desecrated, CAIR-Chicago responds

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, speaks out against anti-Muslim rhetoric which has contributed to hate crimes against Muslims.

VIDEO: CBS 2 – Hate graffiti found at Illinois Muslim grave site

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator, Aymen Abdel Halim, speaks to CBS 2 reporter Dorothy Tucker about a Muslim grave that was desecrated in Evergreen Park, Ill.

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WBEZ: Islamic rights group sounds alarm over grave desecration

Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, speaks to WBEZ’s Odette Yousef about the desecration of a Muslim man’s grave in Evergreen Park, Ill.

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