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CAIR to Hold Capitol Hill Panel on Global Opinion and U.S. Policy

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CAIR TO HOLD CAPITOL HILL PANEL ON GLOBAL OPINION AND U.S. POLICY

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/6/07) – On Tuesday, March 13, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a panel discussion, called “Global Attitudes on Islam-West Relations: U.S. Policy Implications,” on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Panel participants will include Steven Kull, director of the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA), and CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad.

Kull will offer an analysis of two policy surveys in Iraq and Iran, as well as a BBC-PIPA global poll on relations between Muslims and the West conducted in 27 countries.

Awad will share his reflections on participation in a recent Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) meeting on Islam-West dialogue held in Turkey.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 13, 2007, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: The U.S. Capitol Building
, Room H-137, Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street,S.W., Washington, D.C.

Seating is limited and reservations are required. RSVP to events@cair.com or call 202-742-6409. Refreshments will be served.

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 32 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail: rahmed@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, E-Mail: arubin@cair.com

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Tel: 202-488-8787, 202-744-7726
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