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WGN 9: Card causing controversy among Muslim community [VIDEO]

Muslim leaders are blasting a greeting card that portrays a doll as a terrorist. Continue reading

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WGN 9: Nationwide ‘My Jihad’ ad campaign launches in Chicago

WGN reports on the launch of the controversial ‘My Jihad’ ad campaign. Continue reading

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WGN 9: ‘Jihad’ ads on CTA buses spark outrage

“When you say defeat jihad, she’s essentially saying defeat all Muslim,” says Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director, CAIR Chicago. “It’s incredibly misinformed.”
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VIDEO: WGN 9 – CAIR-Chicago holds press conference to address Rep. Joe Walsh

WGN 9 TV news at 5 reports on CAIR-Chicago’s press conference to address Rep. Joe Walsh’s anti-Muslim remarks.
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WGN 9: Ahmed Rehab in the studio to assess Rep Peter King hearings

“Its an embarrassment to our political system,” said Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director. “There is nothing wrong with questioning the sources of radicalization, the nature of radicalization. The problem is when he fails to differentiate between the mainstream on one end, who is us, and the extreme on the other end – the many and the few – the community and underground individuals. Failing to distinguish between the two is precisely the problem we are seeing at the hearings.” Continue reading

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WGN 9: Ahmed Rehab Talks About Qur’an Burning Controversy

“This pastor is not exactly an example of honesty and integrity. He’s a radical, an extremist, and my take on him is that every faith unfortunately has its bad apples.” –Ahmed Rehab [Ahmed Rehab WGN 9 Original Link]

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WGN 9: Muslim Leaders Discuss “Ground Zero Mosque” and Opposition to Mosques Nationwide

CAIR-Chicago representatives and local Muslim leaders discussed their disappointment in IL Gov. Pat Quinn’s comments regarding the New York mosque controversy and their concern that a growing anti-Muslim network is spreading Islamophobia through fear mongering. Continue reading

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WGN 9: Ahmed Rehab Discusses Anti-Muslim Sentiments Arising After Fort Hood

CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab, as a live guest on WGN News, responds to bigoted sentiments being expressed by some Americans after the unfortunate shooting at Fort Hood. Continue reading

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WGN 9: Impact of 9/11 On The Muslim Community

Ahmed Rehab and others comment on Islam five years after 9/11. Continue reading

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WGN 9: Rehab Reacts to Bush Islamofacism Statement

Ahmed Rehab reacts to presidents use of the phrase “Islamic Fascists” to describe suspected terrorists. [Video] Continue reading

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