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CAIR Condemns Deadly Terror Attack on Sikh Worshipers in Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON, DC., 3/25/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a terror attack on a Sikh house of worship in Afghanistan’s capital that killed at least 25 worshipers.

SEE: Afghan Officials Say 25 Killed in Kabul Attack on Sikhs

In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said:

“This cowardly attack on a house of worship must be condemned by all people of faith and conscience. We offer sincere condolences to the loved ones of all those killed and injured and stand in solidarity with the Sikh community in Afghanistan and worldwide.”

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.


CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen,

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