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CAIR-Minnesota Seeks Public’s Help in Finding Missing Muslim Woman Visiting from Ohio

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN 1/3/19) — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) is calling for the public’s help in locating Abiir Moalim, a Muslim woman of Somali heritage who went missing on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Moalim, a 21-year old nursing student at Columbus State Community College in Ohio, was last seen at Quruxlow Restaurant at 1414 E. Lake St. in Minneapolis at about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30. She was eating with her mother and grandfather when she got up and went to the rest room. Moalim never returned and did not have a phone with her. No one has been able to contact her since. She was wearing a black jacket and a dark beige head scarf, along with a long black dress.

CAIR-MN is offering a $5,000 reward for information about what happened to Moalim.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call the 3rd precinct at 612-673-5703 or the Police Tip line at 612-692-8477.

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-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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