Posts tagged surveillance
Join CAIR-Chicago, June 27 at a discussion with Author Arun Kundnani

Join Dr. Arun Kundnani in discussing his new book, “The Muslims are coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror”, in which he addresses issues of race, Islamophobia, political violence, and surveillance.

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Guilty by Activism: Knowing your rights

CAIR-Chicago's recent event on FBI repression featured Michael Deutsch - litigator at the People's Law Office, Hatem Abudayyeh - Executive Director of Arab American Action Network and leading Palestinian rights activist, and Kevin Vodak CAIR-Chicago's head litigator.

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The impact of surveillance programs on the American-Muslim community

A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.

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WBEZ 91.5: Chicago Muslims reassured after meeting McCarthy

Less than one week after sending a letter to Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a Muslim rights advocate organization says it has been reassured that Chicago police will not undertake blanket surveillance of the city’s Muslim population.

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KSRO Newstalk 1350: Rehab wants McCarthy to reassure Muslims

CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, wants Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to clarify his position on the NYPD spying program and also to assure Muslims that a spying operation has not been implemented in Chicago.

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State of Surveillance - Northwestern University Panel

Event: Panel on Chicago Area Surveillance Issues, June 6, 2009

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Press Release: CAIR Files FOIA Request on Secret Wiretaps

A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today announced the filing of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for all government records relating to President Bush's post-9/11 executive orders authorizing electronic surveillance of Americans and others in the United States without first obtaining court approval, as required by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

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