Nihad Awad press conference at WAMY headquarters in Riyadh

by admin on July 3, 1998

in 1998,IO - Islamophobia,IO - Media,MC - Saudi Arabia,MC - World Ass. of Muslim Youth (WAMY),Saudi Arabia,World Ass. of Muslim Youth (WAMY)

Foreign Coordination/Political Influence Operation

Date: July 3, 1998

Description:

In 1998, the Saudi Gazette reported that CAIR’s Executive Director Nihad Awad addressed a press conference at the WAMY headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  According to the report, “He [Awad] said CAIR needed funds to fight discrimination against Muslims, to promote the true image of Islam and to combat the anti-Islamic propaganda.”

Source(s):

Saudi Gazette. “Nike Violating agreement on Offensive Logo says CAIR,” July 3, 1998.

http://kyl.senate.gov/legis_center/subdocs/091003_epstein.pdf, p.19

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