Man Threatens Staff at CAIR-Ohio Office
(COLUMBUS, OHIO, 3/19/14) – Earlier this afternoon, a man entered the office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Columbus, Ohio, walked down a hallway to the last office he found, and reportedly told an intern: "I'm going to take you all down. This whole place, this whole organization, I'm going to take you all down."He also allegedly stated: "I know what's going on here." After making his threat, the man walked out, slamming the exit door.
Police have been called to the scene.
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-OH Staff Attorney Romin Iqbal, 614-451-3232, 614-783-7953, firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, email@example.com