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CAIR-DFW to Host Press Conference with Resource Center and Community Leaders to Condemn Orlando Shooting Spree

CAIR logo(Dallas, – 6/12/16) – Later today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Dallas Fort Worth Chapter will hold a news conference with leaders of the LGBTI and Muslim community along with interfaith representatives to condemn the deadly shooting spree at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left at least 50 people dead and another 53 injured.

News conference participants will offer condolences to the loved ones of those killed or injured and will respond to the naming of the shooting suspect.

WHAT: CAIR-DFW, Resource Center in Dallas, Muslim and Interfaith Leaders to Respond to Deadly Nightclub Shooting Spree WHEN: Sunday, June 12, 7:00 PM CST WHERE: Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St, Dallas, TX 75219 CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Executive Director, Alia Salem at 817-538-8269 or

CAIR-DFW Executive Director said in a statement: “We condemn this senseless and horrific attack and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured. The Muslim community joins our fellow Americans in repudiating anyone or any group that would claim to justify or excuse such an appalling act of violence.â€

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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CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Executive Director, Alia Salem at 817-538-8269 or

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