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CAIR-MN Asks Police, FBI to Probe Mailed ‘Crusade Starts Now’ Threat

MN(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/3/15) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), said today it has reported to the local police and the FBI a mailed threat. The letter mentions several threats including, “we must eradicate Muslims”, “a new crusade starts now” among others. Threats targeting Muslims have increased nationwide.

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.

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, jhussein@cair.com, 612-406-0070

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