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CAIR Expresses Solidarity with Sikh Community After Deadly Mass Shooting in Indianapolis

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/17/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today expressed solidarity with the Sikh community after four members of that faith were murdered in a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Ind.

SEE: The Sikh community is in mourning as 4 members were among the victims of the Indianapolis mass shooting

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

“We offer sincere condolences and prayers at this time of tragedy and express our solidarity with the Sikh community as it seeks to mourn and heal. All Americans must take action to address the ongoing threat of gun violence that targets people of every faith and background.”

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 Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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