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Muslim NYPD Officer Threatened, Told 'Go Back to Your Country'

Image By Ali Cinar- New York - New York City was shocked by an insult to NYPD officer by Brooklyn Resident. An 11-year-veteran of the NYPD Officer, Aml Elsokary, said she had just dropped off her 16-year-old son in Brooklyn Saturday  when a man has begun arguing with her son. When NYPD Officer Elsokary, who was not in uniform, Brooklyn Resident Christopher Nelson allegedly told her, "ISIS, I will cut your throat, go back to your country," before escaping the scene. Elsokary, a 34-year-old Muslim-American, is an 11-year-veteran of the NYPD. She was wearing a hijab at the time of the incident, according to the NYPD report.

NYPD Muslim Officers Society Condemns Terror Attacks in Istanbul, Egypt and Yemen

Image By Ali Cinar- New York -  There were 3 bomb attacks in Egypt,Turkey and Yemen at the same day. NYPD Muslim Officers Society made a press releases on these 3 deadly attacks. Egypt has declared 3 days of mourning on Sunday after a bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt’s main Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49. 12 kilograms of TNT explosives were used in the attack. The majority of those killed were women and children. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Turkish-Americans Organize A Farewell for NYPD Member

Image Ali Cinar- New York - Turkish American Community organized two different farewell programs for Erhan Yildirim who was working for NYPD as a Community Coordinator. Erhan Yildirim has started to work with the Department on a range of issues affecting West African and Muslim communities since 2007. Yildirim always defines himself as a Public Relations bridge between Communities and NYPD. He stated: I was trying to redeem the name of the police department to Muslims and the reputation of Islam to police officers. He has given many lectures about the profile of the  Ethnic Communities to the Police Officers.

Borough President Adams Hosts Turkic Nevruz Celebration at Borough Hall

ImageAli Cinar- Brooklyn - Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has spoken during an event to celebrate the Nevruz festival in Brooklyn. Borough President hosted the celebration in the Borough Hall to mark the beginning of Spring for over 300 million people in diverse ethnic and religious communities across the Middle East, Central and Southwest Asia, and Eastern Europe. Borough President said that the Brooklyn "reflects the diversity of culture and traditions", one of which is Nevruz celebration.
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