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CAIR to Host Event on Exploitation of Islamophobia in Elections

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/11/08) – On January 23, 2007, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host an event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on the exploitation of Islamophobia by some candidates in the 2008 elections.
The event, titled “Fear for Votes: How Some 2008 Candidates are Exploiting Islamophobia,” will feature Professor Juan Cole of the University of Michigan and be moderated by CAIR Legislative Director Corey Saylor.
SEE: CAIR 2008 Elections
SEE: Juan Cole: Informed Comment
WHAT: “Fear for Votes: How Some 2008 Candidates Are Exploiting Islamophobia”
WHEN: January 23, 2007, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
WHERE: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Seating is limited. Please RSVP to
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 33 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.
CONTACT: CAIR Media Relations Director Ahmed Rehab, 202-870-0166, E-Mail:; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, E-Mail:


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