STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ WILL JOIN THE BANGLADESH COMMUNITY IN A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST RACIAL ATTACKS AGAINST THEIR COMMUNITY

 

Press Release

For Immediate Release

August 13, 2013

 

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ WILL JOIN THE BANGLADESH COMMUNITY IN A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST RACIAL ATTACKS AGAINST THEIR COMMUNITY

On Saturday, August 10th, at 6:30PM, Mr. Nurun Nabi, member of the Parkchester Jame Masjid congregation, was viciously attacked on his way home after a prayer service.

The incident took place on the corner of Ellis and Virginia Avenues near the mosque. The suspect attacked Mr. Nabi, stabbing him in the back without provocation or cause, apparently just disgusted by his appearance.

On Monday August 19th, 2013 at 2:00PM, The Bangladesh community will hold a press conference in front of their mosque located at 1203 Virginia Avenue (Between Ellis & Gleason) to denounce the racial attacks that have taken place against their community.

For more information, Please contact Abdus Shahid at 646-331-9023.