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CAIR Claims 2 Metro Somali Leaders are Anti-Muslim
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is blasting two high-profile leaders in the metro Somali community as anti-Muslim ahead of a conference with police departments to discuss Somali culture -- and the public spat is testing the limits of tolerance.
The controversial claim comes from a group that is no stranger to controversy itself, and the conflict centers over who speaks for the local Somali community, which is a complicated mesh of 15 separate groups with deep cultural and religious divides.
"I'm not anti-Muslim," said Omar Jamal. "I'm anti-Islamic terrorism."
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