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CAIR-Chicago asks local police to drop anti-Muslim trainings

CAIR-Chicago calls on local police departments in Lombard, Elmhurst and Highland Park to cancel scheduled upcoming trainings by prominent anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba.

WBEZ 91.5: Ahmed Rehab urges caution when discussing Chechen suspects [AUDIO]

In this hour-long radio interview, Ahmed Rehab joins WBEZ staff to discuss reactions to the Boston Marathon bombings.

How the erosion of civil liberties is not just a Muslim issue

European courts have deemed American prisons to be compatible with human rights standards. Chris Hedges, in his op-ed, “What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to the Rest of Us,” however, tells us that this is not the case.

FBI counter terrorism measures creating mistrust in American Muslim communities

The FBI have focused their energy on preemptive measures, seeking to discover terrorists before their dreams of destruction can be realized.

How American Muslims were also victims of the horrendous attacks on 9/11

Are the portrayals of Muslim Americans by some elected officials and members of the media accurate? Are non-Muslim Americans the only victims of extremism? Should Muslim Americans be obligated to apologize for the actions of a few that distort the true meaning of the Qur’an?

The inequality of hate

That skewed ratio reveals the ultimate Orwellian truth in all of this: in the United States, all terrorists get equal attention, but some get more equal attention than others.

Material support to terrorism: Who is really responsible?

While many American citizens are being wrongfully accused of aiding terrorism without evidence to prove it, there are also many that are explicit in their aiding of terrorism and remain unaccountable for their actions.

Jihadists under every rock: The world of Mitt Romney’s paranoid adviser, Walid Phares

Dr. Walid Phares, Senior Adviser of National Security and Foreign Policy to the Romney campaign and adviser to the House Caucus on Anti-terrorism, claims to be an “expert” on terrorism and Islam.

Framing Terrorism: When Word Choice Speaks Volumes

The way in which a story is told through the use of specific terminology is crucial to the impression it leaves upon its audience. For this reason, the Chicago Tribune’s recent coverage of five Cleveland men who attempted to blow up a highway bridge is problematic.

The problem with the Tarek Mehanna verdict

On April 12, 2012, in what will inevitably go down as a historic sentencing statement, Tarek Mehanna stated that 4 years ago, he was approached by two federal agents who told him that he had two options; either become an informant for the government or end up in prison on charges of terrorism.

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