Muslim Matters discusses the goal of #MyJihad Public Education Campaign and sheds light on how it is successfully driving home the message that ‘jihad’ in actuality refers to a concerted effort or struggle, namely by an individual in the path of God.
Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham speaks on the There Is No Spoon podcast as a panel member discussing the PATRIOT Act.
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator speaks with Fox News on how the FBI is questioning travelers from Libya in Chicago.
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator speaks to ABC News about the recent FBI questioning of Libyan visitors in Chicago.
Chicago Muslim Leaders will be holding a press conference today at 3:00PM to react to today’s congressional hearings on Muslim “radicalization” led Rep. Peter King (R-NY).
On Tuesday March 8 2011, delegates from the Kyrgyzstan news media came to the CAIR-Chicago office to meet with the Communications, Outreach, and Research departments. The delegation was here to understand and develop editorial policies in independent print and online media.
Several hundred people rallied Friday to support the ongoing anti-Mubarak government protests in Egypt.
Friday’s rally began about 5 p.m. on Illinois Street just west of Michigan Avenue, near the Egyptian consulate, where another local rally was held Jan. 29.
Egyptians who have long voiced discontent with their government are now taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers demanding change. If Egypt succeeds, analysts agree that a domino effect is likely.
Dubbed “Rage Friday,” Egyptians took to the streets in massive numbers all over Cairo, Alexandria, and several other cities around the country directly calling for a regime change. Until recently, while the government tolerated a certain degree of freedom of speech, criticism of Egypt’s 30-year despot Mubarak was unimaginable; those who tried faced swift retribution by the government in one form or another.
Hundreds of Egyptian-Americans and human rights activists will rally and hold a press conference today outside the Egyptian Consulate in Chicago to support the efforts of pro-democracy activists in Egypt.
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