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CAIR-DFW to Announce Reward for Information Leading to Killers of Dallas Muslim

Ahmed-al-Jumaili(Dallas, TX, 3/9/15) — On Monday, March 9, the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW), in partnership with a coalition of community organizations and individuals from North Texas, will hold a press conference to announce an additional reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the murderers who shot and killed Ahmed Al-Jumaili, a 36-year-old Muslim man, in the early hours of March 5, 2015.

Background: CAIR Seeks Motive in Shooting Death of Texas Muslim

Police seek help in Iraqi refugee's shooting death (Dallas Morning News)

WHAT: Press Conference to Announce Reward for Information Leading to Killers of Dallas Muslim
WHEN: Monday March 9, 2015 at 2 p.m. Central
WHERE: MAS Youth Center, 1515 Blake Dr., Richardson, TX 75081
CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Executive Director Alia Salem, 817-538-8269 or asalem@cair.com

CAIR-DFW Executive Director Alia Salem said in a statement:

“To help bring the individuals responsible for this heinous crime to justice, individuals and organizations of conscience are working together to help the Dallas Police Department get information we hope will be helpful.

“Since the shooting death of Mr. Al-Jumaili, concerned citizens from across the country have responded to this tragedy. From messages of love and support to generous financial contributions, the support has been breathtaking.”

Salem pointed to a LaunchGood crowdfunding campaign that she and a colleague started to raise money for Mr. Al-Jumaili's family to cover funeral expenses and help ease their financial burdens during this trying time.

SEE: LaunchGood Crowdfunding Campaign Tops $24K over the weekend

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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