(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 9/18/14) – On Friday, September 19, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will join the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City in holding a rally to publicly denounce ISIS and religious extremism in the name of Islam.

WHAT: Oklahomans Muslims Against ISIS Rally
WHERE: Grass lawn southeast of Penn Square Mall (Intersection of Pennsylvania and NW Expressway)
WHEN: Friday September 19, 2014 from 4 – 6 p.m.
CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani, 405-248-5853, asoltani@cair.com
FACEBOOK EVENT LISTING: https://www.facebook.com/events/1535590146656268/

“Oklahoma Muslims stand in solidarity with Muslims throughout the United States and the Muslim world in condemning the inhumane and barbaric actions of extremist group ISIS,” said CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani. “ISIS not only represents the worst of humanity, but their actions are without a doubt the antithesis of Islam’s teachings.”

Last week, Muslims in the Tulsa area held a similar rally to denounce ISIS and hate in the name of religions.

SEE: Tulsa Muslims Denounce ISIS Attacks, Hate in Name of Religion

CAIR Oklahoma has previously issued several condemnations of ISIS’ un-Islamic and morally repugnant violence and religious extremism.

SEE: CAIR Reiterates Condemnation of ISIS Violence, Religious Extremism
SEE: CAIR Condemns Killing of Journalist Steven Sotloff by ‘Anti-Islamic’ Terror Group ISIS

CAIR-Oklahoma is a chapter of America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialog, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani, 405-248-5853, asoltani@cair.com; CAIR-OK Board Chair Saad Mohammed, 405-210-4775, smohammed@cair.com