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CAIR-NY, Community Leaders to Hold Buffalo Rally Against Racism and Gun Violence

(NEW YORK, N.Y., 5/20/22)— Later today, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), along with the Imam Council of Western New York and other community leaders, will hold a solidarity rally at TOPS Market in Buffalo, N.Y., in response to the May 14 racially-motivated shooting that claimed the lives of 10 and injured three.   

WHAT: Solidarity Rally Against Racism and Gun Violence  

WHEN: Friday, May 20, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.*   

WHERE: TOPS Market, 1275 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208  

CONTACT: CAIR-NY Development Manager Majed Behaibih,, 1-347-425-6321  

*Islamic prayer will be observed at 5:45 p.m.  

SEE: CAIR, CAIR-NY Condemn Buffalo Mass Shooting by White Supremacist, Urge Accountability for Those Who Promote Bigotry 

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.              

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.        


CONTACT: Afaf Nasher, Esq. Executive Director, CAIR-NY, 917-669-4006,; Ahmed Mohamed, CAIR-NY Legal Director, 646-481-2103,