A new public education campaign countering anti-Muslim stereotypes launched this week in the US city of Chicago. “My Jihad” advertisements, sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, will appear on 25 public buses featuring Muslims’ interpretations of the term “jihad.”
CAIR-Chicago held a protest downtown condemning hate and Islamophobia and it’s media department gave numerous interviews addressing the recent desecration of a Muslim man’s grave in Evergreen Park, IL.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab comments on the demonizing of Muslims in the U.S. in this new Al Jazeera piece.
CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab was one of many speakers taking part in the Al-Jazeera Forum in Doha, Qatar this past weekend. The forum typically hosts various representatives from media, politics, academia and activist groups to convene and discuss issues regarding the constantly changing dynamic of the Arab world and its place in globalized society.
CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, talks to Al Jazeera’s Riz Khan about how the tragedy of Fort Hood will impact Muslim communities in the US.
Christina Abraham talks to Al-Jazeera about the University of Chicago’s inappropriate invitation of war criminal and former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert.
Subscriptions to Northbrook-based VDC.com, an on-line digital cable news network created in April, skyrocketed Wednesday by almost 1,500 in response to the launch of the Al Jazeera English-language channel on the company’s network. Prior to this, VDC.com averaged five to six new subscribers daily.
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