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CAIR to Hold News Conference With MD Muslim Woman Mis-Identified as Sri Lanka Attack Suspect

(BALTIMORE, MD, 4/25/19) – On Friday, April 26, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization will hold a news conference with a Maryland Muslim woman, Amara Majeed, who was reportedly misidentified by the Sri Lankan government as a suspect in the devastating Easter attacks.

SEE: Sri Lankan government misidentifies Towson woman’s photo as depicting suspect
https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/bs-md-sri-lanka-amara-majeed-20190425-story.html

During the news conference CAIR will offer reaction and provide an opportunity to Majeed, whose family migrated to the United States from Sri Lanka and still has family in the country, to correct the narrative and tell her side of the story. 

WHAT: CAIR to Hold News Conference With Maryland Muslim Woman Mis-Identified as Suspect 
WHEN: Friday, April 26, 11 a.m.
WHERE: CAIR Office in Maryland, 6120 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 2D, Baltimore, MD 21228
CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

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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