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Masjid Darussalam Mosque at Jones and Market, Just Above the Open-Air Stolen Apple iPhone Store of Mid-MarketThursday, October 25th, 2012
20 Jones Street near Market, just across the way from the Brokedown Palace of McAllister Street:
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CAIR: Burned Quran Found at San Francisco Mosque. Muslim civil rights group urges community members to report suspicious activity
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 — The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today reported that a burned copy of the Quran, Islam’s holy text, was found earlier this week at the Islamic Society of San Francisco (ISSF).
CAIR-SFBA is reminding community members to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity in the area of local mosques.
ISSF officials reported to CAIR-SFBA that they found the burned copy of the Quran in a trash container placed outside for collection. The incident was reported to the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and to the San Francisco office of the FBI.
“Regrettably, the recent wave of hate incidents targeting American Muslims has made its way to the Bay Area,” said CAIR-SFBA Programs and Outreach Director Zahra Billoo. “It is unfortunate that a minority community is being targeted by hate in this way, and we are appreciative of the support that has been expressed by local elected officials and interfaith leaders.”
She noted that Muslim communities nationwide have been similarly targeted in recent weeks.
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