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CAIR Welcomes Anti-Muslim Iowa County Jail Administrator Being Placed on Leave

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/25/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a decision to place Muscatine County, Iowa, Jail Administrator Dean Naylor on temporary leave pending an investigation in response to recent revelations that Naylor posted 11,500 word online treatise titled,  “End Times — We Are Here!!,” characterizing all Muslims as the “pawns of the devil” and the “beast” that will sometime soon “hunt” all Christians and Jews.

Naylor has also posted on YouTube that he believes such a conflict between Christians, Jews and Muslims will occur between 2016 and 2023, and result in the death of one-third of mankind.

SEE: Iowa Jail Administrator on Leave Over Biased Remarks

https://www.telegraphherald.com/news/iowa-illinois-wisconsin/article_ebd01c12-86f7-11ea-ba6b-c39d5bf21ca8.html

CAIR had previously called for Naylor’s firing.

SEE: CAIR Calls on Iowa County Sheriff to Fire Anti-Muslim County Jail Administrator https://www.cair.com/press_releases/cair-calls-on-iowa-county-sheriff-to-fire-anti-muslim-county-jail-administrator/

“We welcome the decision to place Mr. Naylor on leave pending the results of an internal probe and hope appropriate action is taken based on the results of that investigation,” said CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw. “Those in positions of authority over others must be held to a high standard of conduct.”

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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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292, rmccaw@cair.com

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