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CAIR: Maryland Communities to Hold Rally in Support of Rohingya Muslims

(BALTIMORE, MD, 9/15/17) — On Sunday, September 17, the Maryland Outreach Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and a coalition of at least 20 Maryland Muslim organizations and will hold a rally to educate, raise awareness and provide calls to action to end the ethnic cleansing targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

WHAT: Maryland Unity Rally for Rohingya Muslims WHEN: Sunday, September 17 at 1:30 p.m. (after Dhuhr prayer) WHERE: Diyanet Center of America, 9704 Good Luck Road, Lanham, Md. 20706

WHO: Council on American-Islamic Relations, Diyanet Center of America, Islamic Society of the Washington Area, Islamic Community Center of Laurel, Muslim Matters, Muslim Family Center, Dar at Taqwa, Masjid Al Falaah, An Nur Foundation, ICNA Council for Social Justice, Baltimore County Muslim Council, Islamic Center of Maryland, Islamic Society of Western Maryland, Islamic Society of Baltimore, Prince George’s County Muslim Council, Burma Task Force USA, Muslim Community Center, Anne Arundel County Muslim Council, Howard County Muslim Council, and more. 


CONTACT:, 410-971-6072

“We are increasingly concerned by the plight of the Rohingya people and urge all people of conscience to attend this rally and learn how they can help call for an end to the ethnic cleansing taking place in Myanmar,” said CAIR Spokesperson Dr. Zainab Chaudry.

CAIR recently issued an action alert urging Americans of all faiths and backgrounds to take part in the following actions to increase American and international pressure on the Burmese government.

SEE: CAIR Action Alert: What You Can Do to #SaveRohingyaMuslims

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Dr. Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062,


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