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CAIR-OH: Muslims Meet with Political Candidates

(CLEVELAND, OH, 6/29/06) ­ The Cleveland office of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) recently organized a meeting with Rep. Sherrod Brown. Members of the Ohio Muslim and Arab American communities gathered at a special breakfast event to discuss civil rights issues in the post-9/11 era. The candidate also discussed the political ramifications of his votes against the Patriot Act and the Iraq War and his criticism of the NSA warrantless wiretapping.

Similar events have included meetings with Rep. Ted Strickland and Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, who are both running for Ohio Governor.

CONTACT: Julia A. Shearson, 216-830-2247 or 216-440-2247, E-Mail:; Adnan Mirza, 614-451-3232, E-Mail:


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