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CAIR-CAN Urges Hate Crime Probe of Swastika Vandalism

(OTTAWA, CANADA – 08/08/05) – The Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN) is calling on police in Windsor, Ontario, to investigate the recent vandalism of spray-painted Nazi swastikas as hate crimes. According to media reports, swastikas and racial slurs were spray-painted late last week at an elementary school, on street signs and at the homes of some Jewish residents. SEE: “Vandals Target Jewish Families” A year ago, a Windsor mosque was forced to evacuate after receiving a bomb threat.

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