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CAIR: STL Muslims to Respond to Paris Terror Attacks
 
(SAINT LOUIS, MO, 11/14/15) – Later today, the St. Louis Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-STL) will join other Muslim organization at a news conference to condemn yesterday’s terror attack in Paris and other recent similar attacks in Turkey and Lebanon.
 
WHAT: STL Muslims to Condemn Paris Terror Attacks
WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 3 p.m.
WHERE: Daar-Al-Islam Masjid, 517 Wiedman Rd, Ballwin MO 63011
CONTACT: CAIR-STL Executive Director Faizan Syed, 314-403-3626, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(ST. LOUIS, MO., 7/06/2015) -- On Thursday, July 9, the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis (IFGSTL) and the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) will hold the second annual ‘Sharing Ramadan with Your Muslim Neighbors” event.
 
WHAT: 2nd Annual Sharing Ramadan with Your Muslim Neighbors
WHEN: Thursday July 9, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis Gym, 517 Wiedman Road, Ballwin, MO, 63011
REGISTER ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/ovowmgc
CAIR-St. Louis Video: Sharing Ramadan
CONTACT: CAIR-St. Louis Executive Director Faizan Syed, 636-207-8882, 314-330-2946, E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(SAINT LOUIS, MO., 12/19/14) – On Sunday, December 21, Humanity Against Terrorism and Solidarity for Peace (HATSP) and the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) will hold a prayer vigil for the victims of the Peshawar school attack.

WHAT: Pray Vigil for Peshawar
WHERE: Shaw Park, 27 South Brentwood Blvd, St. Louis MO, 63105
WHEN: Sunday December 21, 12:45 – 2:30 p.m.

The vigil will consist of speeches by community leaders and the general public. There will be several moments of silence to remember the victims and their families followed by prayers for peace and an end to violence.

"This brutal attack is against all of humanity and must be condemned by people of all faiths and backgrounds," said Faizan Syed, executive director of CAIR-St. Louis.

"What happened in Peshawar is a big reminder to not only Pakistan, but the whole world," said Sarah (Laila) Ali HATSP co-coordinator for the vigil. "We cannot let terrorist groups continue to hurt our children, families, and friends. We request all peoples of conscience to stand in solidarity for the victims, pray for peace, and stand against terrorism."

"In times of tragedy vigils like this allow us to show our common humanity," said Sana Rehman another co-coordinator of the vigil. "I want to give people an opportunity to mourn the deceased, show our humanity, and pray for an end to violence everywhere."

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 coalition that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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Contact: CAIR-St. Louis Executive Director Faizan Syed, 314-403-3626,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CAIR National Communication Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Committee Member of HATSP Sarah Ali, 314-814-0877, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Committee Member of HATSP Sana Rehman, 330-607-8616, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Committee Member Ayesha Bajwa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 314-608-9600; Committee Member Abida Farooqui, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 713-818-9556

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