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CAIR Welcomes Arrest of New Hampshire White Supremacist Gang Founder  

(WASHINGTON D.C., 1/21/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the arrest of the founder of a white supremacist gang in Nashua, N.H. 

Jerod Trebian, 43, founder of the “Brotherhood of White Warriors,” a white supremacist gang, was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting a woman. Trebian faces second-degree assault-domestic violence and domestic violence-criminal threatening-deadly weapon charges. 

SEE: Former Gang Member Arrested on Weapon Threat, Assault Charges

“White supremacists pose a clear threat to members of minority communities and to our nation as whole,” said CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ismail Allison. “We welcome this arrest and urge law enforcement authorities nationwide to crack down on the growing danger of violent white supremacist hate groups.” 

He said the American Muslim community and CAIR stand in solidarity with all those challenging anti-Black racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, white supremacy, and all other forms of bigotry. 

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CONTACT: CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, 404-285-9530,; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,; CAIR National Communications Coordinator Ismail Allison, 202-770-6280,   

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