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CAIR, Maryland Muslims to Offer Prayers, Pay Tribute to Muhammad Ali at Baltimore Mosque

CAIR logo(WASHINGTON, D.C, 6/5/2016) – On Monday, June 6, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Maryland Muslim leaders will hold a news conference at Baltimore’s Masjid Ihsan to highlight and honor the legacy of Muhammad Ali.

The news conference will be preceded by a funeral prayer called “salat al-ghaib,†which is performed for Muslims who have died in distant places.

WHAT: Prayer Service, News Conference with Maryland Muslim Leaders to Honor Legacy of Muhammad Ali

WHEN: Monday, June 6, Prayer Service 1:30 p.m. EST; News Conference to immediately follow the prayer service 1:45p.m. EST

WHERE: Masjid Ihsan, 3723 Gwynn Oak Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207

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

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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,  

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