CAIR to Join D.C. Vigil to Remember Victims of Boko Haram Massacre

CAIR-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/16/15) - On Sunday, January 18, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join other concerned citizens at a vigil to remember victims of the terrorist group Boko Haram's latest massacre in Nigeria.

Some reports indicate as many as 2,000 people died in the attack, which also displaced some 30,000 people.

See: CAIR Condemns Reported Massacre by Boko Haram

WHAT: Vigil to Remember Victims of Boko Haram Massacre
WHEN: Sunday, January 18, 3 p.m.
WHERE: DuPont Circle, 1 DuPont Circle NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062, zchaudry@cair.com

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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Manager Amina Rubin, 202-341-4171, arubin@cair.com


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