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Groups - including CAIR-Florida - condemn anti-Semitic vandalism at Bernie Sanders Florida campaign office

By BIANCA PADRÓ OCASIO, For Miami Herald, On 01 April 2020, Read Original
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Florida advocacy groups are denouncing anti-Semitic vandalism after a volunteer-run office for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was tagged with pro-Nazi symbols and messages last week, authorities said. ...

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim organization in the U.S., said Monday in a statement that hate groups were using the COVID-19 pandemic to “prey and instill fear on what they perceive as vulnerable communities.”

“A second neo-Nazi hate crime in less than a week cannot be our new normal,” said CAIR-Florida executive director Hassan Shibly. “We call upon the local and federal law enforcement agencies to investigate these heinous acts as hate crimes.”

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