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CAIR-San Diego: Pregnant Muslim Woman Allegedly Assaulted in San Diego

websitelogo(San Diego, CA, 11/18/15) – The Council on American-Islamic Relation – San Diego Office(CAIR-SD), reported today that last Friday evening, a visibly pregnant women was allegedly assaulted in San Diego.

A Muslim woman was wearing a headscarf (Hijab), and was with her other child in a stroller when the alleged perpetrator shoved the stroller her child was in causing it to strike her pregnant abdomen.

The incident was allegedly caught on video camera, footage is believed to be in the possession of the San Diego Police Department.

Recently CAIR issued a release asking nation’s leaders to repudiate Islamophobia after spike in Anti-Muslim incidents following the Paris terror attacks. Shots fired at Conn. mosque, Okla. man shot after threatening Muslims, N.C. Uber driver hit after being asked if he is Muslim, ‘Middle Eastern’ passengers removed from flight.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

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CONTACT: CAIR-SD Executive Director 858-774-9991, hmohebi@cair.com.

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