Saturday, February 25, 2012


CAIR: NJ Muslims to Express Concerns About NYPD Spying

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 2/24/12) ­- On Friday, February 24, the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ), along with the Rutgers University Muslim Alumni Association, the National Islamic Association (NIA), the Islamic Center of Passaic County (ICPC), and Omar Mosque (Paterson, N.J.), will hold a news conference in Newark to address concerns about the unconstitutional spying conducted by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) on the Muslim community in that state.

Local Muslim religious leaders will take part in the news conference.

SEE: NYPD Conducted Secret Surveillance in N.J. for at Least 7 Years
CAIR: Emanuel Tries to Stay Out of Muslim Spy Controversy in Newark
SEE ALSO: Tenn. Anti-Islam Police Training Approved After Fact

WHAT: CAIR-NJ News Conference on NYPD Spying on Muslim Community
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Rutgers University, in Front of Roberson Building (courtyard), Newark, NJ
CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Chair Nadia Kahf, 973-901-1618, E-Mail:; Mohamed El Filali, 973-278-7070, ext. 15, 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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CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Chair Nadia Kahf, 973-901-1618, E-Mail:; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail:

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