Last Sunday (, October 27th), Abdelnasser Rashid, 30, announced his bid for Cook County Board of Review...
Hesham Shehab: Islamist Running for Chicago Office
Last month (October 27th), Abdelnasser Rashid, 30, announced his bid for Cook County Board of Review as an independent democrat in 2020. Rashid, currently the Chief Policy Officer for CookRead More
Hesham Shehab: Islamists Ignore the Armenian Genocide and other Ant-Christian Pogroms
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted last Tuesday to officially recognize the Ottoman Empire’s genocide against Armenians, but a single Democrat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar voted “present.” Omar said thatRead More
Critique of the Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America
Hesham Shehab: Recent extremist speakers reflect Islamic Cultural Center’s Roots in Islamism
The Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America (MECCA) claims its goals are “to guide young Muslims” and “build bridges of understanding with other cultures and faiths.” Yet the Chicago areaRead More
Kamani has a long history of misogynistic and violent statements...
Hesham Shehab: Hate Preachers Fundraised for Chicago Islamic Charity with a Dark Past
An Islamist group hiding under a façade of charity and interfaith raised funds in the Greater Chicago area with a program featuring an imam notorious for hate speech. On SeptemberRead More
Will provided “higher Islamic education to the American Muslim community..."
Hesham Shehab: New Chicago Islamist College to Perpetuate Radical Ideologies
A new Islamic college and seminary for imams is coming to Chicago, but the organizations behind it has troubling ties. The Prayer Center of Orland Park (OPPC), Illinois recently declaredRead More