Tagged ‘Muslim’

PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-Chicago hosts public viewing of Senate hate crimes hearing

CAIR-Chicago is hosting a public viewing of a Senate hate crimes hearing chaired by Senator Dick Durbin on Wednesday, September 19th at 1pm at the CAIR-Chicago offices.

CBS 2: CAIR-Chicago holds candlelight vigil for Ambassador Stevens

On Friday September 14, CAIR-Chicago, along with members of the Libyan and Muslim community held a candlelight vigil for the late U.S. Ambassador, Christopher Stevens.

Chicago Libyans, Muslims hold candlelight vigil for Ambassador Stevens

On September 14, 2012, nearly 150 Chicago Libyans and Muslims gathered on the corner of Congress and Michigan to hold a candlelight vigil for the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab and Laith Saud talk about Muslim film protest violence

Ahmed Rehab and Laith Saud speak to WBEZ’s Worldview about the violence and anti-American protests throughout the Muslim world that has resulted from an amateur anti-Muslim film.

Anti-hate resolution approved by Chicago City Council

Today, the City Council of Chicago approved a resolution drafted by Alderman Ameya Pawar of the 47th ward that condemns attacks of violence and hate against minority community and helps initiate measures to promote tolerance.

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.

The media’s silence on the genocide of Rohingya Muslims

Today the media’s silence repeats itself with Burma, where systemic ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya ethnic group is taking place to the yawns of an indifferent world.

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.

PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-Chicago and RefugeeOne to Speak Out on Burma Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

(CHICAGO, IL, 8/20/2012) —The Chicago office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) and RefugeeOne are hosting a press conference to speak out against and spread awareness about the human rights violations currently taking place against Rohingya Muslims in Burma / Myanmar.

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.