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CAIR to Hold Press Conference After Sentencing of Man Who Murdered Va. Muslim Teen Nabra Hassanen

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/27/18) – On Thursday, March 28, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a news conference in Fairfax, Va., following the sentencing of Darwin Martinez-Torres, the man who murdered Virginia Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen in 2017. In November of last year, Martinez-Torres pleaded guilty to Hassanen’s murder.

SEE: CAIR Welcomes Guilty Plea by Man Who Murdered Va. Muslim Teen Nabra Hassanen

The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. in Fairfax County Courthouse (4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030) in Courtroom 4J (Judge Bellows). CAIR will hold an impromptu news conference outside the court following the sentencing. 

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, Immediately After the Sentencing, Which Begins at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Fairfax County Courthouse (Courtroom 4J) – 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

CONTACT: CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri, 248-390-9784,; CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, 720-251-0425,;  CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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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