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CAIR-MN to Join Somali Community Leaders in Condemning Donald Trump’s Comments

CAIR National logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 11/7/2016) – Today, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join a news conference with Somali community leaders to express concern about the statements that was made by presidential Candidate Donald Trump during his visit to Minnesota on Sunday, November 6.

SEE: Mayor of Minneapolis trashes Trump’s 'Islamophobia', defends refugees in fiery Facebook post

The Somali community will hold its press conference today at the Karmel Square Mall located at 2936-2944 Pillsbury Ave. S. in Minneapolis, Minn., at 3pm.

For more information or to schedule an interview contact Mahamed Cali – KALY Radio Board Chairman at 612-232-6094 or mcali@kalyradio.org

The Washington-based Muslim civil rights group is asking Muslim community members to report any bias incidents to police and to CAIR's Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at: http://www.cair.com/report

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, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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