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Executive Director
Ahmed Rehab

Deputy Director
Sufyan Sohel

Litigation Director
Kevin Vodak, Esq.

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Rabya Khan

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Maryam Arain
Ambreen Zuberi

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Gerald Hankerson

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Mohamed Abdelati

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Noor Salahuddin

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Mazen Kudaimi, MD

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Prof. M Cherif Bassiouni

Good News Alert: Illinois Police Departments Cancel Events with Anti-Muslim Trainer
CAIR-Chicago | August 16, 2013
Law enforcement trainings with anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba scheduled for next week in Lombard, Elmhurst and Highland Park have been cancelled, thanks to the efforts of coalition partners, community activists and Village officials.


CAIR-Chicago asks local police to drop anti-Muslim trainings
CAIR-Chicago | August 15, 2013
CAIR-Chicago calls on local police departments in Lombard, Elmhurst and Highland Park to cancel scheduled upcoming trainings by prominent anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba.


Chicago Tribune: Police training called ‘anti-Muslim’ canceled
Chicago Tribune | August 20, 2013
Amid protests from a Muslim civil liberties group, local police training officials have called off an anti-terrorism course for officers scheduled for Monday in Lombard that was to have been taught by an instructor the group regards as anti-Muslim.


Chicago Sun-Times: Police trainer’s class canceled after group calls him ‘bigot’
Chicago Sun-Times | August 20, 2013
A state law-enforcement board and Lombard officials canceled plans for anti-terrorism trainer Sam Kharoba after a Muslim advocacy group labeled him a “Muslim bigot” and claimed he would be “promoting hate.”


Chicago Sun-Times: Muslim advocacy group objects to anti-terrorism trainer
Chicago Sun-Times | August 16, 2013
A Chicago Muslim advocacy group is calling on the Illinois Terrorism Task Force and others involved with law enforcement training here to drop Sam Kharoba from an anti-terrorism training program, dubbing him “a notorious anti-Muslim bigot.”


Daily Herald: Lombard cancels police training after protests
Daily Herald | August 19, 2013
A police counterterrorism training seminar in Lombard was canceled Friday following objections from an Islamic group who have called the main presenter an “anti-Muslim bigot.”


Houston Chronicle: Suburban police cancel anti-terrorism trainings
Houston Chronicle | August 19, 2013
Suburban Chicago authorities canceled a class over objections from advocacy group claiming the trainer and his teachings are anti-Muslim.


The Sacramento Bee: CAIR asks law enforcement to drop anti-Muslim trainer
The Sacramento Bee | August 19, 2013
The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations called on Illinois law enforcement authorities to drop Sam Kharoba, a notorious anti-Muslim bigot, as a counterterrorism trainer.


Anchorage Daily News: Suburban police cancel anti-terrorism trainings
Anchorage Daily News | August 19, 2013
The Cair-Chicago office is protesting against Sam Kharoba’s trainings stating his teaching materials contain inaccuracies and stereotypes.


WGN-AM: Local Muslims call for dismissal of counter-terrorism trainer [AUDIO]
WGN-AM 720 | August 16, 2013
WGN-AM 720 spoke with CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, about the trainings scheduled with local police from known anti-Muslim bigot Sam Kharoba.


CAIR-Chicago cosponsors Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival
CAIR-Chicago | August 21, 2013
CAIR-Chicago is proud to cosponsor Chicago’s first Halal Food Festival on September 14, 2013 at UIC Forum.


Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss
Silk Road Rising | August 12, 2013
Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.











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