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CAIR-MN, Community Leaders to React to Mogadishu Terror Bombing

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/16/2017) – – Later today, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join community leaders at a press conference in response to the deadly terror bombing in Somalia.

WHEN: Monday, October 16, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: 2511 East Franklin Ave, Suite #100, Minneapolis, MN 55406

WHO: Community Leaders and members of the community who are affected.

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,

Earlier today, CAIR’s national office condemned the bombing that killed more than 300 people, including at least one American, and questioned President Trump’s silence on the attack and the resulting American casualties.

SEE: CAIR Condemns Terror Attack in Somalia, Questions Trump’s Silence on American Casualties

Later Today there will also be a community gathering/vigil at the Brian Coyle Center

420 15th Ave. S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454. The event will start at 4:30pm-6:30pm

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.

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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