Designated terrorist group CAIR (Council of American-Islamic Relations) New York chapter claims it has received a letter allegedly threatening Muslims with “extermination, torture and rape.”
AM-NY According to the organization, the letter appears to have originated in the United Kingdom and is similar to threats against the mosque Masjid Manhattan. Police say there is a formal complaint on file for aggravated harassment in connection with the letter.
The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said on Wednesday the group received a hateful letter that threatened to exterminate Muslims and torture children, among other graphic threats. The letter, which was addressed “Dear Muslim,” said the person was on their way to a mosque to “carry out an ‘extermination.’”
The letter appeared to have originated from the United Kingdom, according to the group, and had similarities to other recent threats against another Muslim group. CAIR-NY said the NYPD was investigating the letter as a possible hate crime. A representative for the NYPD did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
CAIR-NY said the NYPD was investigating the letter as a possible hate crime. Just hours later, the group said it received an award from the NY City Council for their work at forcing NYC public shools to close for TWO Muslim holidays every year.
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