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Hizb ut-Tahrir Targets Chicago

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 U.S. On Decem­ber 24, 2011, the group orga­nized a rally in down­town Chicago to protest the Assad regime’s crack­down in Syria. 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 Mid­dle East.

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