Posts tagged Justice
Liberty and justice for all: a legacy to remember

Dr. King transcended decades of struggle, and through his life and in the aftermath of his death embodied the ideal of American and international civil and human rights through a very simple philosophy: freedom, justice, and equality for all.

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Ahmed Rehab presented with Prophetic Leadership Award by Arise Chicago

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab was presented with the Prophetic Leadership Award at Arise Chicago's Fourth Annual Faith-Labor-Action Breakfast, on Tuesday November 13th.

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Ahmed Rehab to discuss Egypt and the Arab Spring at North Park University

Join CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, for an update on the Egyptian revolution and the Arab Spring at North Park University on Thursday November 15, 2012.

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Ahmed Rehab to speak at North Park University's Multicultural Awards Banquet on April 20th

CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will be speaking at North Park University's 2012 Multicultural Awards Banquet where students will be awarded for their outstanding work for diversity, advocacy, and justice in various areas of academics, athletics, campus involvement, community service, and spirituality.

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Ahmed Rehab to speak at North Park University's Multicultural Awards Banquet on April 20th

CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will be speaking at North Park University's 2012 Multicultural Awards Banquet where students will be awarded for their outstanding work for diversity, advocacy, and justice in various areas of academics, athletics, campus involvement, community service, and spirituality.

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Amina Sharif discusses anti-Sharia movement on panel at Chicago-Kent College of Law

On November 15, 2011, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif joined a panel discussion on the Constitutionality of legislation, proposed in 25 states, banning Sharia law. The panel included Chicago-Kent Constitutional Law Professors Steven J. Heyman and Mark Rosen.

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The Daily Herald: Suburban Muslims feel closure

Like many fellow Americans, Muslims also are eager to see an end to America's ongoing military involvement in the world, said Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Chicago. “This incident shows what we've been saying all along that it's good intelligence and surgical strikes that are most effective in dealing with terrorists and not military occupation, certainly not the war in Iraq or the curbing of civil liberties and civil rights domestically,” Rehab said.

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PRESS RELEASE: Muslim Group Welcomes News of bin Laden’s Defeat

"We are relieved that justice has not been denied even if it has been delayed,” said Ahmed Rehab. “This goes to show that the way to fight terror is through good intelligence operations, and not military surges abroad, or the choking of civil liberties at home."

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Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif Speaks at Press Conference, Condemns FBI Raids

Amina Sharif issued a statement today on behalf of CAIR-Chicago, condemning the FBI's recent raids on the homes of local anti-war activists who have dedicated their lives towards peacefully organizing for justice at home and abroad.

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Fox News: Digging Deeper: Supreme Court Analysis

"The bench should be representative of American society, and if you look at American society there are people of different religions, races, and genders," says Christina Abraham, CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director.

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10 Steps You Can Take to Help Palestine

CAIR has outlined 10 positive, pro-active steps concerned Americans can take to help end Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, restore the cease-fire and the flow of humanitarian aid and promote a more balanced U.S. policy in the Middle East.

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March This Friday to Protest Israeli Massacre in Gaza

CAIR-Chicago, along with a diverse coalition of over 30 organizations, is calling on area residents concerned about the humanitarian welfare of innocent civilians in Gaza to attend a mass rally to protest Israel's attacks.

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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.

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Please Attend as Final Witnesses Testify in the Muhammad Salah Trial

The Muhammad Salah trial is in its final days, please attend to show your support for due process, anti-torture, and just application of the law. This case marks the first where an American court has allowed the prosecution of an American citizen based on an admission obtained under torture in a foreign country and in a language the defendant does not understand.

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