(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 1/3/11) — A representative from the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) recently gave a lecture discussing Islam’s stance against violent extremism to some 150 young Muslims and their parents at Masjid As-Salam in Dearborn, Mich.
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid discussed Islam’s position regarding the sanctity of all human life, the imperative of respecting the rule of law within American society, as well as how to report those who promote extremist activities over the Internet.
SEE: Dangers of Extremism
Walid also discussed how to address legitimate concerns relating to American domestic and foreign policies within appropriate, lawful parameters.
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.
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR-MI Outreach Coordinator Raheem Hanifa, 248-559-2247, E-Mail: email@example.com