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Arizona Muslims Meet with FBI

The Arizona office of Council on American-Islamic
Relations (CAIR-AZ) and representatives from the Islamic Center of Tucson
(ICT) met with FBI officials on Thursday to discuss issues of mutual
concern, including protection against anti-Muslim hate crimes, the FBI’s
counterterrorism efforts and ways of increasing cooperation between law
enforcement and the American Muslim community. Suggestions about how to
improve communication between law enforcement and the Muslim community were
also discussed.

The meeting included two top officials of the Tucson Resident Agency of the
FBI, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Roland J. Mignone and Supervisory
Special Agent Brian D. Filbert of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

The meeting was one of many CAIR-AZ is conducting with various law
enforcement agencies to build constructive relationships and to voice the
Muslim community’s concerns. CAIR-AZ plans hold town hall meetings between
the Muslim community and the FBI throughout Arizona.

CONTACT: CAIR-AZ, 602-262-2247, 602-790-9319

 

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