“To me, the lesson learned from the potential Christmas Day bombing is that we missed clear red flags and we can’t ignore that and start talking about new measures while the existing measures could have work had we actually implemented them,” said Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago.
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.
North Shore Congressman Mark Kirk announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Monday, July 20. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, and CAIR-Chicago interns joined the Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) in a peaceful protest during the press conference held in Kenilworth.
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 Communications Coordinator Reem Rahman discusses the recent discrimination against Muslims at an Obama Rally in Detroit. Media reports indicate the women were kept from the podium area because campaign volunteers did not want the candidate associated with the Muslim women’s head scarves, or hijabs. Campaign officials and Obama later apologized to the women.
IRVING, Ill. (AP) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations is crying foul over an emergency preparedness drill targeting a simulated mosque in the central Illinois commuity of Irving.
IRVING — A national Islamic advocacy group says an emergency preparedness drill targeting a simulated mosque in this small community wrongly typecast Islamic houses of worship as security threats. “It really was in poor taste, probably as a result of a lack of cultural prowess on the part of the person who made that choice,” Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ Chicago chapter, said Wednesday.
Ahmed Rehab of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Chicago discusses the removal of six Iraqi men from an American Airlines flight flying from San Diego to Chicago.
Leslie Marshall Show: Six Iraqi Men Deplaned for Speaking Arabic
— Repeated complaints by a woman passenger concerned about six men speaking Arabic on a San Diego to Chicago American Airlines flight prevented take-off.
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