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Rabya Khan to participate in 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights' screening

In honor of Fred Korematsu Day, CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney, Rabya Khan, will join Bill Yoshino, Midwest Director of Japanese American Citizens League, as part of a special screening of the film, 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story.'

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Rabya Khan to participate in 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights' screening

In honor of Fred Korematsu Day, CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney, Rabya Khan, will join Bill Yoshino, Midwest Director of Japanese American Citizens League, as part of a special screening of the film, 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story.'

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Jan 11th - 11 Years of Guantanamo! Shut it Down Now!

Jan 11, 2013 marks 11 years since US detention center at Guantanamo was opened. Over 700 men have been released while some remain detained despite being cleared for release.

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CAIR-Chicago civil rights team participate in NLADA Conference

Kevin Vodak and Rabya Khan participated in a discussion panel at the NLADA conference Friday and spoke about community awareness and how to successfully meet the legal needs of low income Americans and some of their challenges.

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Kevin Vodak and Rabya Khan participate in NLADA Conference

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will participate in a panel called “Strategic Advocacy for Muslim and Immigrant Communities with Law Enforcement" at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) Conference on Friday December 7.

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How the erosion of civil liberties is not just a Muslim issue

European courts have deemed American prisons to be compatible with human rights standards. Chris Hedges, in his op-ed, “What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to the Rest of Us,” however, tells us that this is not the case.

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Chicago Sun-Times: Irshad Islamic center case delayed again

Representatives for each side were scheduled to submit responses by Monday to motions for summary judgment filed by both parties. The deadline for turning in that paperwork to Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois was moved to Wednesday.

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Rabya Khan to speak at Advancing Justice Conference - Sept. 28

CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rabya Khan will be speaking at the Advancing Justice Conference this Friday, September 28, 2012 in Chicago.

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Arizona's SB 1070: The Supreme Court on immigration

Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.

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Arizona's SB 1070: The Supreme Court on immigration

Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.

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