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CAIR-NY Sponsors Voter Registration Event


The New York office of the Council on American-Islamic
Relations (CAIR-NY) today announced that it would co-sponsor tomorrow
night’s Campus Anti-War & Voter Registration Event at Columbia University.

DATE: Tuesday, August 31, 2004
TIME: 6 – 10 PM
PLACE: Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway (116th and Broadway Avenue), New York,
NY 10027

CAIR-NY will show its support by setting up voter registration booths and
by sending Ghazi Khankan and Wissam Nasr, its previous and present
executive directors, respectively, to answer questions about Muslim
political involvement and voter registration. Other speakers include, Ralph
Nader, presidential candidate; John Conyers, Jr, Representative of the 14th
Congressional District of Michigan; and Agha Saeed, Head of the American
Muslim Task Force. The theme will be opposition to the foreign policies
that led to the war in Iraq as well as becoming politically active through

Other sponsors include the American Muslim Alliance and the American Muslim
Task Force.

CONTACT: Wissam Nasr, 212-870-2002, E-Mail:


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