WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 16 , the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) -- the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization – in partnership with more than 40 U.S. and international groups, plans to hold a news conference outside The Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., to announce a worldwide boycott of Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT ) over that corporation's refusal to end an agreement to license the construction of a Hampton Hotel on the site of a bulldozed mosque in the Uyghur region of China.
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At the news conference, representatives of Uyghur groups and some of the 40 other organizations that are co-sponsoring the boycott plan to speak.
WHAT: CAIR Press Conference in D.C. to Announce Worldwide Boycott of Hilton Over Plan for Hotel on Site of Bulldozed Mosque in China
WHEN: Thursday, September 16, 11:30 a.m. ET
WHERE: Outside The Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, firstname.lastname@example.org ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, email@example.com
Also at the news conference, CAIR plans to announce the launch of a new web portal designed to monitor and combat global Islamophobia.
On September 8, the coalition delivered a letter to Hilton headquarters in Virginia giving the corporation one week to end the agreement to license the construction of a Hampton Hotel on the site of a bulldozed mosque in the Uyghur region of China or face a global boycott.
Video: CAIR, Coalition Partners Give Hilton One Week to Cancel Hotel on Bulldozed Uyghur Mosque in China or Face Global Boycott
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