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CAIR Condemns Neo-Nazi Vandalism of Anne Frank Memorial in Idaho

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/11/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned neo-Nazi vandalism targeting a memorial to Holocaust victim Anne Frank in Idaho. The vandalism of the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise, Idaho, was discovered Tuesday morning. It included Nazi swastika stickers and the words, “we are everywhere.”

SEE: Anne Frank memorial in Idaho defaced with Nazi swastikas

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/anne-frank-memorial-idaho-defaced-nazi-swastikas-n1250930

“This disgusting act of hate must be repudiated by local, state and national leaders across the political spectrum,” said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper. “Only a depraved mind would consider targeting a memorial to one of the victims of Nazi hatred and violence.”

Washington, D.C.-based CAIR and the American Muslim community are standing in solidarity with all those challenging anti-Black racism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and white supremacy. 

SEE: CAIR Supports Removal of Mississippi Confederate Monument, Welcomes New Policy Allowing Hijab Without Waiver for Student Athletes in Tennessee

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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.    

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292, rmccaw@cair.com  

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