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BREAKING: CAIR Welcomes Guilty Verdicts in Ahmaud Arbery Trial

(WASHINGTON D.C., 11/24/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed guilty verdicts in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial.

On Wednesday, a jury found Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan Jr. guilty of malice and felony murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery last year. The sentencing date for the men is unclear. Prosecutors have indicated they intend to seek life sentences without the possibility of parole. 

SEE: Ahmaud Arbery killing: 3 men found guilty of murder 

https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/us/ahmaud-arbery-killing-trial-wednesday-jury-deliberations/index.html

CAIR tweeted: “We welcome the guilty verdicts in the #AhmaudArbery trial, and we commend the Arbery family for the perseverance they have shown since his murder. May Allah grant justice to the many other victims of racist crimes whose killers never faced trial.”

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CONTACT: CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, 404-285-9530, e-Mitchell@cair.com; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ismail Allison, 202-770-6280, iallison@cair.com

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