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Guilty by Activism: Knowing your rights
CAIR-Chicago | March 21, 2012
CAIR-Chicago’s recent event on FBI repression featured Michael Deutsch – litigator at the People’s Law Office, Hatem Abudayyeh – Executive Director of Arab American Action Network and leading Palestinian rights activist, and Kevin Vodak CAIR-Chicago’s head litigator.


CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator teaches how to make an impact
CAIR-Chicago | March 28, 2012
North Park University proudly named CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson, “Man of Excellence” on March 22nd commemorating his years of activism and commitment to outreach service. Hankerson visited with North Park University students to discuss his life of activism and service to the communities across Chicagoland.


Saint Xavier University learns about Muslim representation
CAIR-Chicago | March 26, 2012
What’s wrong with the way Muslims are portrayed in the media? Where do biases and stereotypes stem from? What does popular culture have to say about Muslim women? CAIR-Chicago communications coordinators Aymen Abdel Halim and Leena Saleh answered these questions and more in a presentation at Saint Xavier University on March 21st.


ACTION ALERT: Petition to dismiss Zuhdi Jasser as Commissioner on the USCIRF
CAIR-Chicago | March 28, 2012
CAIR-Chicago is calling on community members and people of conscience to sign a petition for the removal of Zuhdi Jasser as Commissioner on the Commission on International Religious Freedom, (USCIRF). Jasser allies himself with and receives funding from anti-Muslim organizations and personalities who work tirelessly to curb the religious and civil liberties of Muslims in the USA.


An Execution of Civil Rights
CAIR-Chicago | March 21, 2012 | By Susanne Falenczykowski, Communications Intern
When Attorney General Eric Holder broke the government silence on the secretive policy of extrajudicial executions, civil rights groups across the nation voiced opposition to the controversial topic of the targeted killings of American citizens.


Kony 2012: How would the media report on Joseph Kony if he was Muslim?
CAIR-Chicago | March 23rd, 2012 | By Uzma Mushtaq, Communications Intern
The way in which KONY 2012 is being reported illustrates a clear bias and double standard in reporting. The crimes that Kony and the LRA have committed are acts of terror and should be called such.


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