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CAIR to Co-Sponsor Va. Town Hall on ‘Muslim Ban 3.0,’ Genocide of Rohingya Muslims

22089782 10155199332492695 3161573581804105944 n(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/3/2017) – On Thursday, October 5, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will co-host a town hall meeting at the Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va., to discuss the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban 3.0” and the genocide targeting Rohingya Muslims in Burma.

WHEN: Thursday October 5, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center, 3159 Row St, Falls Church, VA 22044

CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

SPEAKERS:

  • Robert McCaw, CAIR National Government Affairs Director
  • Ahmed Mohamed, CAIR National Trial Attorney
  • Hassan Ahmad, HMA Law Firm Immigration Attorney
  • Taher Herzullah, AMP Associate Director of Outreach
  • Jinan Shbat, CAIR National Events and Outreach Manager

Co-sponsors include CAIR, Dar al Hijrah Islamic Center, Muslim American Society, and American Muslims for Palestine (AMP).

In response to the recent spike in hate crimes targeting minorities, CAIR launched an app to share critical “know your rights” information and to simplify the process to report hate crimes and bias incidents. CAIR is urging American Muslims and members of other minority groups to download the app and utilize this resource to stay informed and empowered.

For a quick download of CAIR’s civil rights app, click here: http://www.cair.com/app        

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.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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