Category Archives: Chicago Public Radio

WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab on the politics behind Egypt’s possible IMF loan

It’s unclear what will happen. Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR-Chicago, joins to discuss the political implications. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab on the continuing Egyptian crisis

Morsi’s power grab had set off a series of violent protests in Egypt over the last few days. Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, explains the political implications. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab talks about Muslim film protest violence

Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, speaks to WBEZ’s Worldview about the violence and anti-American protests throughout the Muslim world that has resulted from an amateur anti-Muslim film.
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Chicago Public Radio: Islamic rights group sounds alarm over grave desecration

“We’re calling on this crime to be charged as a hate crime, but we’re waiting for the results of the investigation,” said Ahmed Rehab. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab discusses Morsi’s dismissal of military leaders in Egypt

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago discusses Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s dismissal of several top military generals.
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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab gives update from Egypt on the presidential elections

On June 20th, CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, provided an update on the current state of the Egyptian elections during an interview on Worldview on WBEZ 91.5 FM.
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Chicago Public Radio: Chicago Muslims reassured after meeting McCarthy

“We’re hoping that this marks a new page for Muslim-police relations, in which we move forward,” said Rehab. Continue reading

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Egyptian Revolution Anniversary: Wael Ghonim and Ahmed Rehab on Chicago Public Radio

Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell interviewed Ahmed Rehab and Wael Ghonim on the current state of affairs in Egypt one year after the revolution.
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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab Sets the Record Straight on Egypt Events

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered again today in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab on the Rising Tensions in Egypt and the Upcoming Elections

In the post Arab spring era, Egypt’s fate hinges on whether its diverse factions can peacefully coexist.
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Chicago Public Radio: Chicago Muslim group combats ‘Islamaphobia’ in a post-9/11 world

A Chicago-based Muslim advocacy group says “Islamaphobia” has gotten worse in the U.S. since the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab reflects on uncertain future of post-revolution Egypt

In a recent visit to Cairo, Ahmed Rehab met with high-ranking officials and activists to discuss the way forward. He tells Jerome what he thinks the Egyptian people should demand now.
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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab participates in protests sweeping Egypt

Ahmed Rehab called Worldview from Cairo. He’s the executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He flew to Cairo to participate in the protests. He’s representing himself, not CAIR Chicago. LISTEN HERE Ahmed’s also been blogging … Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: State Police Revoke Muslim Chaplain’s Appointment

Kifah Mustapha was appointed last December. But a blog pointed out that he had worked for a Muslim charity group, the Holy Land Foundation. Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Rehab and Tabbara talk to Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell

Ahmed Rehab, and Yaser Tabbara, talk to Worldview’s Jerome McDonnell as part of NPR’s week-long series Islamic Reform: Towards a Global Reformation Movement Continue reading

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Chicago Public Radio: Ahmed Rehab Reflects on Muslim Leadership

Chicago writer and activist Ahmed Rehab feels that while those outside Islam need to think before they generalize, those inside the faith need to reclaim the faith from within. Continue reading

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