FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1:30PM 

VIGIL AT ARAB AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK IN BAY RIDGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT: Zeinab Khalil zeinab.aaany@gmail.com

On Friday February, 13, Arab American leaders, community members, and allies will come together for a vigil to mourn the killing of three Arab American Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Arab American Association of New York is devastated by the murder of 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, her 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, and her 23-year-old husband Deah Shaddy Barakat. Join us in a collective prayer to honor the lives of the three victims lost to this violent hate crime.

WHO: Arab American community, Muslim American community, and allies

WHEN: Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:30 PM

WHERE: In front of the Arab American Association of New York (7111 5th Avenue, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY 11209)

WHAT: Community vigil for slain victims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to call for an end to hate crimes

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