“There is no evidence to suggest that there is a link between religious Muslim behavior on a plane and terrorism. It is quite the opposite. All terrorists that we have come to know of, who have performed or attempted acts of terrorism on a plane, have actually not been engaged in outward Islamic behavior. And in every case where someone was involved in outwardly Islamic behavior, and were then seen as suspicious, were clearly absolved of being potential terrorists, including the 6 imams who won their case in court,” said Ahmed Rehab.
CAIR-Chicago Board Member Yaser Tabbara and Executive Director Ahmed Rehab talk to Fox News about why racial and religious profiling is not an affective method to prevent terrorist attacks and should not be done.
“In the past, journalists only studied writing,” Sharif explained. “In this age of globalization, journalists need to know how to research and accurately report on other cultures that they may not be familiar with.”
Sharif engaged the class in a discussion on misperceptions of Islam and how extreme images of Muslims in pop culture and mainstream media often feed into ignorance and intolerance.
A public school teacher in Chicago is in trouble and could lose her job after she mentioned the only Muslim student in her class in an anecdote about terrorists, according to local media.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab discusses the successful accommodation of Ramadan along with Christmas and Halloween in an Oak Lawn, Illinois public school and a recent Senate resolution acknowledging Ramadan and recognizing Islam as a major world religion.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab Defends Equal Representation of Ramadan on The O’Reilly Factor
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab discusses religious accommodations for Muslims in the workplace.
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