Tagged ‘racism’

RT America: Greeting Card company converts child toy into ‘terrorist’ [VIDEO]

RT America interviews CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab for his perspective on the greeting card that features a young Muslim doll as a terrorist threat.

KVOA News: Muslim greeting card- ‘Let me blow you up’

It’s the card that has a small area of the blogosphere a twitter, a card that caught the attention of Chicago`s Council on American Islamic relations.

The Daily Caller: Muslim group urges supporters to call company behind ‘terrorist girl’ greeting card

The civil liberties advocacy organization the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) urged its supporters to hit the phones to condemn the company behind a provocative greeting card that makes light of radical Islamic terrorism.

Huffington Post: Card Painting Hijab-Wearing Girl As Suicide Bomber Angers Civil Rights Group

A member of a Chicago-area civil rights group made a disturbing discovery when she found a neighborhood card and novelty shop selling a card that depicted a young hijab-wearing Muslim girl — as a terrorist.

Gawker: Here Is Your Tasteless Muslim Terror-Bomber Birthday Greeting Card

Gawker reports on the Islamophobic greeting card distributed by Noble Works and being sold at a store in Lakeview, Chicago.

Exposing David Yerushalmi: Director of the anti-Sharia movement

Who is behind the anti-Sharia movement? David Yerushalmi, the director for the Society of Americans for National Existence, is quietly leading a campaign to demonize Islam and Muslims.

New Anti-Trespassing Law Could be Dangerous for Activists

Reflecting on a tumultuous year of Occupy movements and the Arab Spring, the U.S. government has passed not one, but two new anti-protesting laws. With the exclusion of single word – from “willingly and knowingly” to simply “knowingly” – the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act is further restricting Americans first amendment rights.

Dutch government moves closer to banning the niqab and burqa

In a controversial legal step taken by the Dutch Parliament, the Cabinet has proposed to pass legislation that bans the traditional Muslim garments, the niqab and burqa, by 2013.

Category: Features l 2 Comments

ABC 7: CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab Discusses Racist, Anti-Muslim TSA Official

A veteran officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Chicago is being disciplined after posting hundreds of racist and derogatory comments on Facebook. Not only were Officer Roy Egan’s racial and religious rants open for anyone to see, for years he openly identified himself by name on Facebook and listed his employer as U.S. Homeland Security-TSA, the Transportation Security Administration.

CNN: Ahmed Rehab on Wolf Blitzer’s The Situation Room, Debates Juan Williams Controversy

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab discusses the Juan Williams/NPR controversy on CNN’s The Situation with Wolf Blitzer. Rehab debates conservative pundit Cliff May, of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, on the irrationality of William’s comment.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2005-2013 © CAIR-Chicago   |   17 N. State Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60602    T: (312) 212-1520    F: (312) 212-1530    E: info@cairchicago.org