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CAIR-MI Rep Discusses Islam’s Position on Terrorism

CAIR-MI: ISLAM’S POSITION ON TERRORISM

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 2/2/07) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) yesterday gave a presentation about Islam’s position on terrorism at the Michigan State University Law College in East Lansing.

The hour-long presentation included clarification of meaning of “jihad” as well as providing textual basis for Islam’s prohibition of torture, attacks on civilians and suicide bombings.

Some 50 people, including Michigan State University faculty, professors and students took part in the event.

“We welcome opportunities such as this to promote diversity and to clarify misconceptions about our faith,” said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid.

CONTACT: Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-mail: dwalid@cair.com

 

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