The Chicago Chapter of a prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today announced that it will hold a local press conference this Saturday to announce a major educational effort called “Explore the Life of Muhammad” as a positive response to the worldwide controversy over caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/14/06) – Alhamdulillah (praise be to God), CAIR today called on Muslims to support a major educational effort, called “Explore the Life of Muhammad,” as a positive response to the worldwide controversy over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director was interviewed today regarding the Danish Prophet Cartoon controversy on Chicago Public Radio.
The violent and now deadly protests rippling through Asia and the Middle East over the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad reflects a larger schism and lack of understanding between traditional Western cultures and Islam, experts said Monday.
BEIRUT — Thousands of Muslims rioted Sunday in downtown Beirut, setting fire to the Danish Consulate, attacking a Maronite Catholic church and smashing car and shop windows in protest of the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in Western newspapers.
The Daily Herald asked three questions to Ahmed Rehab, director of communications for the Council on American Islamic Relations in Chicago, on the controversial cartoons published in newspapers throughout Europe.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/2/2006) – CAIR today called on imams and khatibs nationwide to offer Friday khutbas focusing on the significance of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to Muslims worldwide.
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