CAIR-Seattle to Launch ‘Explore the Life of Muhammad’
Year-long educational effort prompted by Danish cartoon controversy
(SEATTLE, WA, 2/21/06) – On February 23, the Seattle chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Seattle) will hold a noon press conference to announce the local launch of the “Explore the Life of Muhammad” campaign. The campaign is designed to be a positive response to the worldwide controversy over caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
CAIR’s year-long educational initiative will begin by offering people of all walks of life a FREE book or DVD about the life and legacy of the Prophet Muhammad. CAIR’s campaign will also feature grass-roots educational activities in Muslim communities throughout North America.
WHAT: CAIR-Seattle to Launch ‘Explore the Life of Muhammad’ Campaign
WHEN: Thursday, February 23, Noon
WHERE: CAIR-Seattle Office, 12351 Lake City Way NE, Ste 103, Seattle, WA 98125
CONTACT: Rami Al-Kabra, (206) 349-5995, Yusuf Berkawi, (206) 250-5500, E-Mail: email@example.com
Visitors to CAIR’s campaign website, http://www.cair.com/Muhammad/, will be able to choose either a FREE DVD of the PBS documentary “Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet” or FREE book, “Muhammad” by Yahiya Emerick. The website also features a 13-minute online clip from the DVD.
Along with the DVD and the book, CAIR’s website will also offer basic information about the Prophet Muhammad and a database of his sayings (hadith).