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CAIR Offer Condolences on Death of Coretta Scott King

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/31/06) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today offered condolences on the death of Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CAIR said in a statement:

“American Muslims respected Coretta Scott King as an untiring advocate for civil rights and human dignity. Her leadership and commitment to establishing a more equitable nation should be honored by all Americans. We offer sincere condolences to her family and to all those who seek a more just world.”

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.

To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to:

CONTACT: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail:; Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail:


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