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CAIR-Florida, Muslims for Democracy and Fairness, and civic organizations holding prayer, rally and press conference at Congresswoman Castor’s Tampa Office

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TAMPA, Fla., 5/21/2021) – The Florida Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida), the state’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today joins Muslims For Democracy and Fairness, and multiple civil rights, civic, and interfaith organizations for a rally at 5:00 p.m. and press conference at 5:30 pm at Congresswoman Kathy Castor’s Tampa office.

 

WHAT: Rally and Press Conference for Palestine at Congresswoman Kathy Castor’s Office

WHEN: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: Rally at 5:00 p.m. EST/Press Conference at 5:30 pm EST

WHERE: 4144 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, FL 33607

CAIR-Florida Central Florida Regional Coordinator Lara Ghannam, Esq. states, “We are calling on Representative Castor to apologize for her biased, one-sided condemnation of the violence happening in Gaza, and for refusing to condemn Israel for its violence against the Palestinian people in Gaza, in Sheikh Jarrah, and in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. We are further calling on Representative Castor to support HR2590, Palestinian Children’s and Families' Act, and to support sanctions against the State of Israel until they abide by international law and end the occupation of Palestinians.”

 The rally and press conference will be proceeded by a ‘Jummua’ (Muslim’s Congregational Prayer) at 3 pm at the same address: 4144 N Armenia Ave.

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 CAIR-Florida's mission is to enhance an understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

 La misión de CAIR – Florida es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, proteger las libertades civiles, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

 

CONTACT:

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz, Esq. CAIR-Florida

Communications Director, 305-502-6749, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Lara Ghannam Esq., CAIR-Florida, Central Florida Regional Coordinator

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