Posts tagged cherif bassiouni
Chicago Public Radio: Pro-Mubarak forces crack down on Tahrir Square protestors

Mubarak forces in plain clothes and with horses and camels cracked down on protestors. Today's guests discuss what's happening and what may come next:Cherif Bassiouni is President Emeritus of DePaul University’s International Human Rights Institute.

Ahmed Rehab is Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago. He’s participated in the Cairo protests and blogs about his experiences at Mindful of Dreams.

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CAIR-Chicago Honorary Chair, Dr. Cherif Bassiouni, to Hold Presentation and Book Signing - 2/24/11

M. Cherif Bassiouni, distinguished research professor at DePaul University and CAIR-Chicago's Honorary Chairman, will be speaking at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs about his book "The Institutionalization of Torture by the Bush Administration. Is Anyone Responsible?" Bassiouni will hold a small presentation along with a discussion afterward.

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Chicago Tribune: Once barred from U.S., Muslim scholar speaks in Chicago area

Six years after being barred from coming to the U.S. to teach at the University of Notre Dame, the Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan spoke Saturday in suburban Oakbrook Terrace, attributing his presence to new "channels for dialogue" between the U.S. and Islamic scholars and telling American Muslims to treat the U.S. as their home.

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Executive Director Ahmed Rehab Attends Reception for Somalian President

CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director today attended a private reception for Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed at DePaul University in advance of the Somali President's speech at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. About 20 academics and civic leaders were in attendance.

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