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WATCH: #CAIR to Offer ‘#ISLAMOPHOBIN’ at ICNA-MAS Convention in Baltimore (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/26/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it will offer attend

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WATCH: #CAIR to Offer ‘#ISLAMOPHOBIN’ at ICNA-MAS Convention in Baltimore (WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/26/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it will offer attendees at this weekend’s ICNA-MAS convention in Baltimore, Md., the opportunity to obtain “ISLAMOPHOBIN®,” a mock-medicine designed to “cure” Islamophobia. SEE: Can CAIR’s Comedy Crush Islamophobia? http://www.mediaite.com/online/can-cairs-comedy-crush-islamophobia/ CAIR: What if there were a medicine to make someone less prejudiced? (Washington Post) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/05/26/what-if-there-were-a-medicine-to-make-someone-less-prejudiced/ Muslim Organization Touts Chewing Gum as Cure-All for Islamophobia http://abcnews.go.com/US/muslim-organization-touts-chewing-gum-cure-islamophobia/story?id=39376744 Seeing radical Muslims everywhere you look? Try ‘Islamophobin’! http://religionnews.com/2016/05/25/seeing-radical-muslims-everywhere-you-look-try-islamophobin/ DONATE to the ISLAMOPHOBIN Campaign: https://www.cair.com/donations/general-donation/campaign/#/donation [NOTE: The 41st ICNA-MAS Annual Convention will be held May 28-30 at the Baltimore Convention Center. ISLAMOPHOBIN may be obtained at CAIR’s booth (Booths 502 and 601) in the convention bazaar beginning at noon on May 28.) “We urge ICNA-MAS convention attendees to visit CAIR’s booth in the bazaar and obtain ISLAMOPHOBIN to help create public awareness in their local communities about rising Islamophobia,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad. “The positive impact of this campaign can be measured by the fact that it has gone viral on social media.” He added that the ISLAMOPHOBIN campaign is designed to empower people who see the rise in Islamophobia and seek to challenge it using satire and humor. Awad said ISLAMOPHOBIN mugs and T-shirts will also be available at CAIR’s booth, as will cut-outs of all the remaining presidential candidates. Visitors to CAIR’s booth will be asked to take selfies with those candidate cut-outs as a vote on which one they believe should receive a package of ISLAMOPHOBIN. CAIR yesterday launched the satirical public awareness campaign to challenge growing Islamophobia in America with the distribution of ISLAMOPHOBIN, described on its packaging as “Multi-Symptom Relief for Chronic Islamophobia,” and the release of a faux television commercial for the product. (NOTE: ISLAMOPHOBIN is actually sugar-free-chewing gum. Use #ISLAMOPHOBIN.) ISLAMOPHOBIN is available for purchase at www.amazon.com. GO TO: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01FXYYZ7G WATCH: Mock ISLAMOPHOBIN TV Commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s57kPS_gjM The Washington-based civil rights organization has documented an unprecedented spike in anti-Muslim incidents nationwide recently, prompted at least in part by anti-Muslim rhetoric employed by public figures like Donald Trump. 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. If you believe your rights have been violated, you may call CAIR's Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or email civilrights@cair.com. Become a Fan of CAIR on Facebook www.facebook.com/CAIRNational Subscribe to CAIR's Email List http://tinyurl.com/cairsubscribe Subscribe to CAIR's Twitter Feed http://twitter.com/cairnational Subscribe to CAIR's YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/cairtv - END - CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Nabeelah Naeem, 202-341-4171, nnaeem@cair.com