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CAIR-LA: California Muslims to Respond to San Bernardino Shooting, Naming of Suspect

cair ca logo(ANAHEIM, CA, 12/2/15) – Later tonight, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California will hold a news conference with leaders of the Muslim community to condemn today’s deadly shooting spree in San Bernardino, Calif., to offer condolences to the loved ones of those killed or injured and to respond to the naming of one of the suspects.

A relative of one of the suspects named by the media will take part in the news conference.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 2, 8:30 p.m. (Pacific)

WHERE: CAIR-LA Office, 2180 W. Crescent Avenue, Suite F, Anaheim, CA

CONTACT: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad, 714-851-4851, 714-776-1847,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

“We condemn this horrific and revolting attack and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured,” said CAIR-LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush. “The Muslim community stands shoulder to shoulder with our fellow Americans in repudiating any twisted mindset that would claim to justify such sickening acts of violence.”

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad, 714-776-1847, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; CAIR Communications Coordinator Nabeelah Naeem, 202-341-4171, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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