"People need to know that Pamela Geller, the sponsor of these ads, is one of the nation's leading anti-Muslim bigots," said Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "She's recognized as that. The Southern Poverty Law Center has named her as one of the nation's inner circle of hatemongers of Islam."Backgrounders:
- Southern Poverty Law Center: Pamela Geller
- CAIR Islamophobe Profile of Pamela Geller and Stop Islamization of America
- Pamela Geller: CPAC is 'Enforcing the Sharia' (Salon)
- CAIR-Chicago: 'How Do Our Holy Books View Those of Other Faiths?'
Speakers include Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR-Chicago and board member of the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
- New Report to Show Impact of NYPD's Spying Program on American Muslims
On Mar. 11 members of the American Muslim community will release findings from a ground-breaking new report, "Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying and its Impact on American Muslims" at 1 Police Plaza, and deliver the report to New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Ray Kelly and Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence David Cohen.
- New York's First Muslim Democratic Club is Set to Launch
- Video: CAIR-CAN Urges Hate Crime Probe of Mosque Vandalism