Tagged ‘Palestine’

PRESS RELEASE: Loyola SJP Charged with ‘Discrimination’ & ‘Bullying’ for Calling Out Birthright Israel’s Discrimination Against Palestinians

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY- Chicago students affiliated with the student group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will attend an administrative hearing scheduled this Thursday, October 30 to respond to allegations made against the group after Palestinian students lined up on September 9, 2014 to try to register for a Birthright Israel trip to highlight its discrimination against Palestinians.

Join CAIR-Chicago for “Criminalizing Immigrants: The Case of Rasmea Odeh” on May 19

Please join CAIR-Chicago on May 19th as we discuss the ongoing case of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh.

CAIR-Chicago co-sponsors event on colonialism in Puerto Rico and Palestine on May 13th

On Monday, May 13th, CAIR-Chicago is co-sponsoring an event aimed at highlighting the similarities between the experiences and struggles of Puerto Ricans and Palestinians in their movements for independence.

Ahmed Rehab participates in panel on Arab Spring at DePaul University

On Tuesday, October 30 CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab came to DePaul University to speak on a panel titled, “What is the Next Season After the Arab Spring?”

Medill Reports Chicago: Walsh’s record on Israel draws criticism from some advocacy groups

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Fox Lake) holds a congressional record that reveals a strong focus on Israel and the federal budget, one that experts and local advocacy groups don’t think will help his re-election bid.

Team Palestine for PCRF presents: Run for Peace

Join us on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Moraine Valley Community College for a 5k run or a one mile walk – and spend a day helping save a life.

The Romney heard ’round the world

Mitt Romney’s mistakes during his visits to the UK, Israel, and Poland will take their toll as Presidential elections approach.

Activists commemorate Palestinian Prisoner’s Day with solidarity fast

The Chicago Movement for Palestinian Rights (CMPR) held their “Hungry for Justice” dinner and discussion in CAIR-Chicago’s Gallery on April 17th to commemorate Palestinian Prisoner’s Day.

Guilty by Activism: Knowing your rights

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.

Khader Adnan and the Global Voices of Protest

Khader Adnan, a Palestinian detained by the Israeli army, received international attention as he went on a hunger strike for 66 days protesting his violent arrest and indefinite detention.