Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), an international organization that seeks to establish a worldwide Islamic theocracy, continues to increase its efforts to spread its message and recruit members in the
On December 24, 2011, the group organized a rally in downtown U.S. Chicago to protest the Assad regime’s crackdown in
. HT demonstrators carried signs and banners calling for the establishment of the Caliphate and demanding the end of Western support for dictatorial regimes in the
Syria Middle East.