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Video: CAIR-MN, Muslim Community Leaders Condemn St. Cloud Stabbings

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/18/2016) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today joined Muslim community leaders at a press conference in St. Cloud, Minn., to respond to the Cross Road Mall stabbings.

Video: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein Speaks at News Conference of Minnesota Muslim Leaders (CNN)

“The Minnesota Muslim community condemns all such acts of violence as inexcusable and un-Islamic,†said CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein prior today’s news conference. “We are hopeful that the community will come together in a difficult tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.â€

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

La misión de CAIR-Florida es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper,202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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