Council On American-Islamic Relations - Chicago Chapter - Online Center   About Islam | About Us | Contact Us
 
Visit The Mobilizer Blog to read up on CAIR Chicago's Mobilizing and Organizing work Saturday, April 19, 2014
Home
Our News
Making The News
News Briefs
Action Alerts
Press Center
Events/Workshops
Media Monitor
The Scoop
Intern Center
Volunteer Center
Career Center
Resource Center
Report An Incident
Media Response
Request A Speaker
Make A Donation
Join CAIR
Our Partners
Newsletter
Contact us






 
Our Archives | Press Inquiries    


****  Press Release  ****

 - For Immediate Release  -


CAIR Condemns Attack on Shia Procession in Pakistan


February 09, 2006

CAIR Condemns Attack on Shia Procession in Pakistan

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/9/06) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today condemned an attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Pakistan that killed at least 27 people.

SEE: Suicide Bomber Hits Shiite Procession

In a statement, CAIR said: "We condemn this brutal attack in the strongest terms possible and call for the swift apprehension and prosecution of the perpetrators. We also offer sincere condolences to the loved ones of all those who were killed or injured in the attack."

CAIR, America's largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

To read CAIR's Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to: http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About

CONTACT: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair-net.org; Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail: rahmed@cair-net.org.