(PHOENIX, AZ 9/25/19) – On Friday, Sept. 27, a coalition of Arizona Muslims will hold a press conference and rally to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Indian-Occupied Kashmir. The conference also coincides with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming address to the United Nations General Assembly.
Attendees of the press conference and rally will call on elected officials to stand against India's occupation of Kashmir, demand the immediate restoration of mobile and landlines in the region and call for an end to the curfew and for the complete demilitarization of the region.
Many community members, whose families are impacted by the occupation have been visiting with elected officials – calling on them to speak up on this burgeoning humanitarian crisis.
WHERE: Arizona State Capitol Lawn
WHEN: Friday, Sep. 27, 10:15 A.M.
WHO: Arizona Muslim Alliance, CAIR-AZ, Voices of Kashmir, Voices of Kashmir, Maa, AHBAB
CONTACT: Kristy Sabbah, Chairwoman, Arizona Muslim Alliance, email@example.com (602) 716-1213; Imraan Siddiqi, Executive Director, CAIR-AZ, firstname.lastname@example.org, (480) 704-3786
Arizona Muslim Alliance (AMA) is a platform to bring together the Muslim community in Arizona and act as a unified voice to address the religious, social and economic needs of our community.
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.