Tagged ‘Palestine’

Over 4,000 Chicago Protesters Call for Israeli Cease Fire

Despite the frigid temperature, over 4,000 gathered from across Illinois and neighboring states on Friday, January 2nd to protest the brutal killings of innocent civilians in Gaza by Israel. Protesters called for a stop to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, the restoration of the cease-fire and the initiation of peace negotiations in the Middle East during the coming year.

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Urge Congress, President to Stop Israeli ‘Massacre’ in Gaza

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to contact their elected representatives and urge them to condemn Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have killed over 300 people and injured hundreds more, including women and children.

Chicago Tribune: The blogger, the chef and the terrorist

How could a chirpy TV host with such edible title credits as “30 Minute Meals” and “Tasty Travels” one day awaken to find herself in the middle of a terrorism-related media blitz — all because of a Dunkin’ Donuts ad, no less?

It’s a tough recipe to cook up, but here are the ingredients:

Press Release: CAIR Calls on the Bush Administration to Prevent Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the Bush adminstration to immediately intervene to put an end to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Urge Congress to Halt Humanitarian Disaster in Gaza

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to urge their elected officials to immediately intervene to put an end to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Capital Gazette: 2007 top stories No. 2-10

Though County Executive John R. Leopold thinks Anne Arundel has “overbuilt and underplanned” for decades, the county’s roster of pavement continued to grow in 2007, despite a few small victories by preservationists.

AFP: US court overturns ruling against Muslim charities

A US court overturned Friday a ruling that ordered Muslim charities with alleged links to the Palestinian Hamas movement to compensate the family of a US teenager killed in the West Bank.

Press Release: CAIR Welcomes Overturning of $156M Judgement in Charity Case

The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today welcomed a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to overturn a controversial award judgment against American Muslim charities in an Illinois civil suit.

Chicago Tribune: Man gets 11 years for not testifying

A Palestinian activist was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in 2003 about the activities of the Palestinian extremist group Hamas.

Please Attend Abdelhaleem Ashqar Trial Sentencing

Dr. Abdelhaleem Ashqar, co-defendant in the case of United States v. Salah, will be sentenced this Thursday, November 8, 2007.

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