Posts tagged Islam Awareness Week
Aymen Abdel Halim to present lecture at Drake University in Des Moines, March 13

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim is scheduled to present a lecture entitled “The Media and Islam” on Wednesday, March 13th at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Outreach Coordinator to Join Panel at DePaul‘s Islam Awareness Week

Gerald Hankerson, Outreach Coordinator, was invited by United Muslims Moving Ahead (UMMA) of DePaul University to speak at its "Islam Awareness Week" discussion panel of individuals to discuss their personal experiences and why they choose Islam as their religion.

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Executive Director Ahmed Rehab Speaks at the University of Arizona

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, spoke last Thursday at the University of Arizona during Islamic Awareness Week organized by the local Muslim Student Association. Rehab addressed a packed auditorium of Muslims and non-Muslims about Islam and the media. While Rehab insisted that there is no media conspiracy against Islam, he warned that many reports tend to be selective and reductionist. He added that the main problem area was not the news reporting but the news commentary in which opinion gets mixed with the facts and bias can more easily take hold.

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