Posts tagged activism
TODAY: ICIRR to host an interfaith prayer vigil to demand immigration bill

This Friday, March 22nd, 2013, join the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights at their prayer vigil and civil disobedience to demand an immigration bill. Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will be representing CAIR-Chicago at the event.

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CAIR-Chicago joins press conference on Egypt

On Monday, June 25th, Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim participated in a press conference hosted by the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) regarding the election results in Egypt.

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Mail & Guardian Online: SA on Syria: Erring on the side of caution?

Christina Abraham, civil rights director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, added that these actions would speed up the process of overthrowing President Bashar al-Assad and would "lessen the human and economic costs of our struggle".

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New York Times: Fighting the Syrian Regime From a Chicago Office

Yaser Tabbara may live half a world away from Syria, where he grew up. But as the uprising there continues, the Chicago lawyer has mounted a one-man legal and diplomatic assault against the Syrian regime to highlight the brutality of its response and help depose President Bashar al-Assad.

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Executive Director Ahmed Rehab Keynotes Northwestern McSA Event

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab spoke at the Northwestern Muslim-cultural Students Association luncheon for parents and alumni on Saturday, May 7th. Rehab spoke to over one hundred attendees on how they can serve social justice causes to better their community, their country, and the world.

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