Tagged ‘Muslims’

JOURNAL ONLINE: Des Plaines Library Stuck In Anti-Islam Tiff

Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of CAIR, agreed the library was not the right place for ACT! to meet.
“It’s a safe haven for knowledge, education, and enlightenment,” he said. “That place is now being tarnished.”

GetCovered Event this Saturday!

Join CAIR-Chicago in partnership with Arab American Family Services and American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) to help Muslims get covered for healthcare!

CAIR-Chicago cosponsors Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival

CAIR-Chicago is proud to cosponsor Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival on September 14, 2013 at UIC Forum.

Ramadan Mubarak from CAIR-Chicago!

CAIR-Chicago staff members, interns and volunteers are excited for Ramadan and wish you a peaceful month!

Aymen Abdel Halim to speak at Carthage College Diversity Summit

On Thursday, March, 14, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will be speaking about U.S. media portrayals of Islam and Muslims at an event hosted by Carthage College as a part of their first Diversity Summit. 

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CAIR-Chicago joins South Asian, Sikh groups to recognize anti-hate resolution

Ahmed Rehab and Rabya Khan participated in a commemoration for Illinois House Resolution 1193 which addresses hate crimes against minorities including Sikh and Muslim Americans.

Letter to the Editor: USA Today, what’s in a name?

In a recent article titled “Israel warns against Palestinian U.N. bid,” dated on November 29th, 2012, USA Today failed to administer a culturally sensitive report, which I find reprehensible by way of lazy journalism.

CAIR-Chicago and RefugeeOne speak out on Burma persecution of Rohingya Muslims

On Tuesday, August 21, CAIR-Chicago and RefugeeOne held a press conference to speak out against and spread awareness about the human rights violations currently taking place against Rohingya Muslims in Burma / Myanmar.

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.”

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