Although the hysteria regarding Peter King’s hearings has died down, the Rep. from New York still poses a threat to the American Muslim community.
Zuhdi Jasser claims to be a reliable representative of the American Muslim community, but a closer look tells us he is very far from it.
The details of the NYPD’s surveillance program of American-Muslim communities have surfaced and prove its unconstitutionality.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, discusses the NYPD surveillance of Muslims in New York and New Jersey on “The O’Reilly Factor”.
Muslims continue to be the target of hate, fear, and racism causing them to become victims of acts of blatant discrimination and inequality. Muslims have encountered spying, being singled out, and have been deprived their freedom of speech.
CAIR-Chicago’s recent event on FBI repression featured Michael Deutsch – litigator at the People’s Law Office, Hatem Abudayyeh – Executive Director of Arab American Action Network and leading Palestinian rights activist, and Kevin Vodak CAIR-Chicago’s head litigator.
A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.
McCarthy is the first Chicago Police Superintendent to have attended a CAIR-Chicago annual banquet, according to CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab. Rehab said even if McCarthy knew of the spying effort in Newark, he believes that McCarthy did not intend to target Muslims maliciously.
For the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.
Hesham Hassaballa comments on his great experience at CAIR-Chicago’s 8th annual banquet on Saturday, March 3rd.