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CAIR-MI Meets with Italian-Muslim Delegation

CAIR-MI MEETS WITH ITALIAN-MUSLIM DELEGATION

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 7/10/07) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) met yesterday with Italian-Muslim leaders.

The meeting, which was coordinated by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, was held at CAIR-MI’s office in Southfield, Michigan.

The Italian-Muslim representatives inquired into the religious programs of Michigan mosques as well as legal and social services available to American Muslims.

Also attending the meeting was Imam Abdullah El-Amin, executive director of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan (CIOM).

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.

CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, dwalid@cair.com

 

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