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CAIR to Call for Hate Crime Probe into Incident Targeting Maryland Muslim

(BALTIMORE, MD, 3/16/21) – On Monday, May 17, the Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a news conference at its Baltimore office to call for a hate crime probe into an incident targeting a Maryland Muslim man who was allegedly spat on by his neighbor on April 18.  

WHAT: News Conference Calling for a Hate Crime Probe into Incident Targeting Maryland Muslim

WHEN: Monday, May 17, 2021, 11 a.m. 

WHERE: CAIR Office in Maryland, 6120 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 2D, Baltimore, Md. 21228

CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Director Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

The family reported to CAIR that over the course of two years, they have allegedly been subjected to racial/anti-immigrant slurs, told to “go back to where they came from” and that a death threat was made against member of the family. 

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 Office in Maryland Director Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062, zchaudry@cair.com

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