CAIR: U.S. Muslims to Condemn Killings of American Diplomats

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), along with other Muslim organizations, will hold a noon news conference today on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to condemn both the killings of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other diplomats in that nation and the attack on the American embassy in Egypt. Among the speakers at the press conference will be a Libyan-American leader who knew the slain ambassador closely.

SEE: U.S. Ambassador to Libya Is Killed

WHAT: CAIR News Conference to Condemn Killings of American Diplomats

WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, Noon

WHERE: CAIR's Capitol Hill Headquarters, 453 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail:

CAIR yesterday called on Muslims in the Middle East to ignore the distribution of the "trashy" anti-Islam film, clips of which are circulating online, that resulted in the attacks.

SEE: CAIR Asks Mideast Muslims to Ignore 'Trashy' Anti-Islam Film

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail:

SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations


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