(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/2/2014) – On Wednesday, September 3, leaders of the Maryland Muslim community will join a representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for a news conference at the Islamic Society of Annapolis in Gambrills, Md., to condemn the reported murder of American journalist Steven Sotloff by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
WHAT: Maryland Muslims Condemn Murder of Steven Sotloff
WHEN: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Islamic Society of Annapolis, 814 Brandy Farms Lane, Gambrills, MD
CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Zainab Chaudry, firstname.lastname@example.org, (443) 823-7816
Earlier today, CAIR said in a statement:
"No words can describe the horror, disgust and sorrow felt by Muslims in America and worldwide at the unconscionable and un-Islamic violence perpetrated by the terror group ISIS. The criminal actions of ISIS are antithetical to the faith of Islam."
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.