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CAIR-FL Meets with Delegation of Indonesian Women

CAIR-FL Representative Ahmed Bedier briefed an Indonesian Women delegation on American-Muslim participation in U.S. elections.
CAIR-FL Representative Ahmed Bedier briefed an Indonesian
Women delegation on American-Muslim participation in
U.S. elections.

A representative of the Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) today spoke to a diverse delegation of Indonesian women politicians.

CAIR-FL’s presentation addressed democracy in the Muslim world as well as grassroots organizing and involvement of the American Muslim community in electoral politics. The delegation of elected officials is in the United States for a 21-day study tour designed to educate and empower Indonesian women politicians.

“The issues of political participation and the empowerment of women are critical to international development and need to be addressed by all societies,” said CAIR-FL Communications Director Ahmed Bedier, who gave the presentation in today’s meeting.

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to: http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About
CONTACT: Ahmed Bedier, 813-731-9506, abedier@cairfl.org; Altaf Ali, 954-298-8214, altaf@cairfl.org

 

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