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CAIR On Air: Know Your Rights as a Protester in Interactions with Unmarked Agents

(WASHINGTON, DC., 7/30/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a live 30-minute “CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour” at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube.

Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

YouTube Live GO TO: https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv

Today’s program is themed “Know Your Rights as a Protester in Interactions with Unmarked Agents”

For today’s show, we are giving an overview of KYR as a protester due to the recent interactions with unmarked agents and reports of individuals being kidnapped in unmarked vans. We will speak to representatives from CAIR Oregon and CAIR-NY. 

See: CAIR-Oregon Condemns Use of Unidentified Federal Officers to Detain Peaceful Anti-Racist Protesters

CAIR-NY Denounces Use of Unmarked Van in NYPD Arrest, Sounds Alarm on Rising Militarization of Police

[NOTEPlease submit your questions to aajeen@cair.com]

CAIR On AIR episodes will be live at 3 p.m. (ET) on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Future daily programs will feature spiritual leaders, health care professionals, counselors, experts, community advocates, and CAIR leaders from around the country.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com

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