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Daily Herald: Muslim scholar, once banned in U.S., to speak in Oakbrook Terrace

Tariq Ramadan, a Swiss-born professor at Oxford University, is "one of the most important and relevant voices for Western Muslims," said Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Chicago. Ramadan is the keynote speaker for CAIR-Chicago's annual banquet. About 1,500 people are expected to attend the event at the Drury Lane Banquet Hall. This year's theme is "Unapologetic Activism: Our Legacy, Our Promise."

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Associated Press: Muslim scholar once denied visas to US to include Illinois on list of speaking engagements

A prominent Muslim scholar who was once denied a U.S. visa is scheduled to give one of his first major speeches since the 2004 ban this weekend in suburban Chicago. Tariq Ramadan is scheduled to speak Saturday in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., at an event sponsored by the Council of American-Islamic Relations.

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First U.S. Appearance–Tariq Ramadan to Speak at 6th Annual CAIR-Chicago Banquet

CAIR-Chicago is pleased to announce that Professor Tariq Ramadan will be the keynote speaker at our 6th Annual Banquet. This will be his first event in the U.S. in nearly six years, since the Bush Administration's ban. Ramadan was chosen as one of the world's 100 most influential human beings by TIME magazine and currently teaches at Oxford University.

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