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#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 1996, CAIR Deals with Anti-Muslim Portrayals in the Film ‘Executive Decision’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/5/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the latest “CAIR Snapshots” video highlighting a quarter century of “defending, educating and empowering the American Muslim community.” #CAIRSnapshots

Today’s snapshot features how in 1996 CAIR challenged anti-Muslim portrayals in the film “Executive Decision” by meeting with representatives of Warner Brothers and organizing a leafleting campaign at theaters.

#CAIRSnapshots Video: In 1996, CAIR Deals with Anti-Muslim Portrayals in the Film ”˜Executive Decision’

https://youtu.be/gTUUdGxrR-k

FOR BACKGROUND: Muslims Protest Studio’s New Film (LA Times)

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1996-03-12-me-46076-story.html

The #CAIRSnapshots campaign is just one of many activities and initiatives leading up to CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.

SEE: CAIR’S 25th Annual Gala

https://www.cair.com/25th_anniversary_banquet

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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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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