The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today announced that it has joined a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a secret National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance program that targeted American citizens without court authorization.
Citing examples of racial profiling, Muslim and civil rights activists told a legislative committee Thursday that police in Illinois should be required to add a category of “Middle Eastern” to those they use to track who is stopped by officers.
(CHICAGO, 10/07/2005) – As part of a potential class action law suit, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and CAIR-Chicago is asking anyone who has been detained and questioned on return to the US at any border crossing (land or airport) to please contact
CAIR-Chicago’s Director, Yaser Tabbara, was featured on the winter edition of the ACLU Illinois’ brief. You can read the story here.
Quaker, Muslim Groups Demand Information On FBI Activities
CHICAGO — The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois believes the FBI and local police, working as members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, are encouraging rampant spying, NBC5’s Mary Ann Ahern reported.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (collectively, “ACLU”) is a national organization that works to protect civil rights and civil liberties.
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