“We are relieved that justice has not been denied even if it has been delayed,” said Ahmed Rehab. “This goes to show that the way to fight terror is through good intelligence operations, and not military surges abroad, or the choking of civil liberties at home.”
CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif comments on the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Amina Sharif issued a statement today on behalf of CAIR-Chicago, condemning the FBI’s recent raids on the homes of local anti-war activists who have dedicated their lives towards peacefully organizing for justice at home and abroad.
“The bench should be representative of American society, and if you look at American society there are people of different religions, races, and genders,” says Christina Abraham, CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director.
CAIR has outlined 10 positive, pro-active steps concerned Americans can take to help end Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, restore the cease-fire and the flow of humanitarian aid and promote a more balanced U.S. policy in the Middle East.
CAIR-Chicago, along with a diverse coalition of over 30 organizations, is calling on area residents concerned about the humanitarian welfare of innocent civilians in Gaza to attend a mass rally to protest Israel’s attacks.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to contact their elected representatives and urge them to condemn Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip that have killed over 300 people and injured hundreds more, including women and children.
The Muhammad Salah trial is in its final days, please attend to show your support for due process, anti-torture, and just application of the law. This case marks the first where an American court has allowed the prosecution of an American citizen based on an admission obtained under torture in a foreign country and in a language the defendant does not understand.
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