CAIR Director to Speak at Protest on Kashmir Crisis Outside Indian Embassy in D.C.

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/6/19) – Later today, Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will speak at a protest on the current crisis in Kashmir in front of the Indian embassy in Washington, D.C.

LIVE-STREAMING AT: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

The protest is in response to the revoking of Article 370 of the constitution, thereby impacting the decades-long status of Kashmir. Similar demonstrations are being held outside Indian consulates in New York and Chicago.

SEE: Indian parliament votes to change Kashmir's status and give New Delhi more control over contested region

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/06/asia/india-kashmir-union-territory-intl-hnk/index.html

WHAT: #StandwithKashmir Emergency Protest In DC

WHEN: August 6, 12-1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Embassy of India 2107 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008 (and Indian consulates in New York and Chicago)

CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/644963325995371/

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.

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CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 


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