WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Later today, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other national and local leaders of the American Muslim community will hold a news conference at the Muslim civil rights organization's Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., to condemn the terror group ISIS's "unspeakable and anti-Islamic" brutality in the burning alive of a Jordanian air force pilot.
WHAT: U.S. Muslims Hold News Conference to Condemn Killing of Jordanian Pilot
WHEN: Tuesday, February 3, 3 p.m.
WHERE: CAIR's Capitol Hill Headquarters, 453 New Jersey Avenue S.E., Washington, D.C.
CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org
"We join the world community in mourning the death of yet another victim of ISIS's brutality. This unspeakable and anti-Islamic act must be condemned by anyone with even a spark of humanity," said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad. "Such inhuman acts are designed to provoke hatred and to create divisions, and we must not fall into this trap laid by the terrorists."
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.
SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations