Tagged ‘Muslims’

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.”

Chicago Tribune: Islamic groups alarmed by suburban incidents

Two suburban Islamic institutions apparently were the targets of weekend incidents that caused property damage and raised concerns among Islamic leaders that the attacks were intended to harm worshippers.

WBBM Newsradio: Taste of Ramadan at CAIR-Chicago

WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports. Some attendees wolfed down pizzas, chips and sodas, while others dined on more exotic dishes from around the world.

CBS 2: Hundreds Turn Out To Break Fast After Sundown During Ramadan

The month-long Muslim observance of Ramadan continues, and hundreds of people broke the daily fast after sundown the fast in the offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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