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CAIR-San Diego to Respond to Orlando Night Club Shooting, Urge Muslims to Donate Blood for Victims

CAIR logo(San Diego, CA, 6/12/16) – Later today, the San Diego office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SD) will hold a news conference with leaders of the Muslim community and interfaith representatives to condemn the deadly shooting spree at a nightclub in that city that left at least 50 people dead.

News conference participants will offer condolences to the loved ones of those killed or injured and will respond to the naming of the shooting suspect. They will also ask the Muslim community to take part in a blood donation drive for those injured in the attack.

WHAT: CAIR San Diego, Muslim and Interfaith Leaders to Respond to Deadly Nightclub Shooting Spree WHEN: Sunday, June 12, 6p.m. WHERE: CAIR San Diego Office, 7710 Balboa Ave, Suite 326, San Diego CA 92111 CONTACT: CAIR San Diego Executive Director Hanif Mohebi, hmohebi@cair.com, 858-774-9991.

Earlier today, CAIR-Florida’s Orlando Regional Coordinator Rasha Mubarak said in a statement:

“We condemn this monstrous attack and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured. The Muslim community joins our fellow Americans in repudiating anyone or any group that would claim to justify or excuse such an appalling act of violence.â€

SEE: CAIR-FL Statement http://www.cair.com/…/13582-cair-fl-to-respond-to-florida-n…

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: MEDIA CONTACTS; CAIR San Diego Executive Director Hanif Mohebi, 858-774-9991 hmohebi@cair.com, CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Nabeelah Naeem, 202-341-4171, nnaeem@cair.com

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