CAIR-Chicago is working with local law enforcement and the FBI Chicago office on recent social media violent threats against the against a south suburban mosque.
Whether purposeful or unwitting — which is quite possible by the way — our disposition to the narrative of the East/West divide, the invading hordes, the clash of civilizations is a timid yet omnipresent undercurrent in mainstream consciousness.
Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says he was not necessarily “emotionally offended” by the cartoons, but he did find them to be “in poor taste.”
I am not Charlie. I am not the terrorist either. I do not have to be Charlie to loathe the terrorists, and I do not have to resort to terrorism to register my displeasure with Charlie.
Yet, whenever there’s an Islamic radical attack, those who fear Muslims anyway demand some sort of collective denouncement from them, as a body, a situation best summed up by Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Chicago.
The Chicago Board of Elections is recruiting bilingual (English+) Hindi, Gujarati and Urdu speaking individuals to serve as election judges in particular neighborhood precincts for voters with limited proficiency in English during the February 24th, 2015 Municipal Election.
This Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day brought together youth and educators from across Chicagoland at an event hosted at CAIR-Chicago’s Azima Center.
Come work for your community in a positive, fun environment, and earn a FREE ticket to the event!
CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, responds to recent attack on the French publication Charlie Hebdo. The heinous crime left 12 dead and lead to a bloody manhunt across Paris.
Through an examination of the similarities between the WWII incarceration experience of Japanese Americans and the post-9/11 experience of the Muslim Americans, Bridging Communities builds solidarity between these two communities.
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