CAIR Questions National Silence on Fla. Mosque Bombing

Source: Muslim civil rights group says bomb attack ignored by officials, national media

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today questioned the silence of public officials and national media about a bomb attack Monday on a Floridamosque.

CAIR, which on Wednesday offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator, said media coverage has for the most part been restricted to Florida and that there have been no public condemnations of the bombing at the national level.

SEE: South Florida Group Offers Reward in Mosque Explosion

http://tinyurl.com/25byd88

On Monday evening, a bomb exploded outside the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville. Local, state and national law enforcement authorities are investigating the attack as a possible act of domestic terrorism.

SEE: Fla. Mosque Attack Called Terrorism

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEGRSzqT_3o

FBI Investigating Mosque Pipe-Bombing as Possible Domestic Terrorism

http://tinyurl.com/2cmy3cs

“It is disturbing that, outside the state of Florida, our fellow citizens are largely unaware of the fact that a potentially-deadly bomb exploded at an American house of worship,” said CAIR National Executive DirectorNihad Awad. “One can only imagine the public and media response if someone with a Muslim name was the perpetrator of this apparent terror attack.”

He congratulated local, state and national law enforcement agencies for their work on the case, but said he knows of just one national media outlet — AOL News — that reported on the bombing.

FBI Finds Pipe Bomb Used in Blast at Fla. Mosque

http://tinyurl.com/26hm4p4

FBI Has 4 Leads in Mosque Explosion

http://www.news4jax.com/news/23545690/detail.html

Awad attributed the attack to a “growing atmosphere of anti-Muslim sentiment” nationwide, and in particular inFlorida.

Last week, CAIR called on national Republican leaders to repudiate Islamophobic campaign advertisementsfor a Florida GOP congressional candidate.

SEE: CAIR Asks GOP to Repudiate Racist, Anti-Muslim Ads

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnw/20100507/pl_usnw/DC01257_1

Last month, CAIR reported that a Muslim university professor was appointed to the Jacksonville, Fla., Human Rights Commission despite a prolonged smear campaign by the anti-Islam hate group ACT! for America, whose leader says Muslims should not be allowed to hold public office.

SEE: Muslim Appointed to Fla. Commission Despite Smears

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnw/20100428/pl_usnw/DC95155_1

The FBI has been asked to investigate allegations that the same hate group has been harassing members ofFlorida’s Muslim community.

SEE: Fla. Muslim Asks FBI to Probe Harassment by Hate Group

http://tinyurl.com/y94kw76

In Miami, anti-Islam advertisements were initially pulled from buses because of community concerns. The ads were later re-instated following threats of legal action by the sponsors, whose leader Pamela Geller has written on her personal blog that “Hitler and the Nazis were inspired by Islam” and that “lies and decption [sic] to advance Islam is a mandate.” On her blog, Geller has also referred to President Obama as a “ball s**ker” and posted a photoshopped image of him urinating on an American flag.

SEE: Anti-Islam Ads Pulled From Miami Buses

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnw/20100416/pl_usnw/DC87999_1

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.

Become a Fan of CAIR on Facebook

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail:ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail:arubin@cair.com

SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations

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