Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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CAIR: Charges to be Unsealed in 2010 Texas Mosque Arson

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/22/11) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has learned that charges resulting from last year's bias-motivated arson at an Arlington, Texas, mosque will be unsealed today.

In July of 2010, an arsonist burned the playground of Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in Arlington. Representatives of the local Muslim community will hold an impromptu news conference following a hearing on the case at 2 p.m. today in Fort Worth.

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WHAT: New Conference Reacting to Charges in Arlington Mosque Arson
WHEN: Tuesday, February 22, Following the 2 p.m. Hearing
WHERE: Federal Court House, Northern District of Texas (District Judge Terry R. Means),501 West 10th Street, Room 201, Fort Worth, TX
CONTACT: Jamal Qaddura, spokesperson for the Tarrant County Muslim community, former president of Dar El Eman Islamic Center, 817-308-4287; CAIR-Texas Executive Director Mustafaa Carroll, 832-549-1042, 713-838-2247, E-Mail:

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.

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