CAIR-NY to Host Annual Banquet on May 5


(NEW YORK, NY, 5/1/07) - The New York Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) will host its annual banquet on Saturday, May 5, at the Manhattan Center Studios.

The theme of the banquet is "Freedom of Speech: Empowering the Muslim Voice."

Speakers will include:

* Reza Aslan, Author of "No god but God" and Middle East Analyst
* Merve Kavacki, Former Member of Turkish Parliament
* Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Chairman of Board, CAIR National
* Azhar Usman, Muslim Comedian

For more information or to purchase tickets call CAIR-NY at 212-870-2002 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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