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MEDIA DIGEST: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference on Recent Illinois Hate Crimes

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address recent hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

Chicago Tribune: Islamic group rips District 230 response to graffiti threats

At a news conference Friday, Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR’s Chicago chapter, criticized the district for not immediately putting the school on lockdown once the graffiti was discovered and said parents weren’t notified quickly enough about the incident.

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

WGN 9: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

Fox 32: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

CBS 2: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

CLTV: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

NBC 5: CAIR-Chicago Press Conference Addressing Hate Incidents

CAIR-Chicago held a press conference Friday to address hate incidents targeting Illinois Muslims. Incidents included threats to kill Arab-American Muslim high school students, a threat sent to mosque, and a threatening call to CAIR-Chicago.

CAIR-Chicago to Hold Press Conference on Hate Incidents Targeting Illinois Muslims

The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) will hold a press conference today on a series of hate incidents reported to its office recently. In all cases, CAIR-Chicago took statements from the victims and reported the incidents to the local police and the FBI.

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.