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Sept. 15, 2021, 2:27 p.m. EDT

DC: CAIR, 40+ Coalition Partners to Announce Global Boycott of Hilton Hotels Over Plan to Build Hotel on Site of Demolished Uyghur Mosque in China

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.     

#BoycottHilton #HiltonHurtsUyghurs #GenocideHotel #SaveUyghur   

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, rmccaw@cair.com ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com   

LIVESTREAM:  https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational   

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   
https://youtu.be/4bGX6KZjj4c  

CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. 

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CONTACT:  CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com   

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SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

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