For Immediate Release
CAIR Offers Reward for Info on Fire Targeting Florida Mosque
MIAMI - The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Florida) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who set a fire overnight at a mosque in that state.
- WHAT: CAIR-Florida, Daarus Salaam Mosque Center Press Conference
- WHERE: In front of Islamic Society of New Tampa (Daarus Salaam Mosque), 15830 Morris Bridge Rd., Thonotosassa, FL 33592
- WHEN: February 24, 10 a.m.
- CONTACT: CAIR-Florida Communications Director Wilfredo A. Ruiz, firstname.lastname@example.org, 305-502-6749
Fire officials are investigating a blaze that broke out early this morning at the Islamic Society of New Tampa in Thonotosassa, Fla.
A soon-to-be-published CAIR report on Islamophobia in America is expected to show that 2016 was the worst year on record for incidents in which mosques were targets of bias.
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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.