As the jihadist organisation Islamic State continues to wreak havoc in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Danes are expected to take part in a demonstration against IS this Saturday, September 13, in Nørrebro.

The initiative – entitled 'Vi siger NEJ til (U)Islamisk stat!' ('We say NO to an (un)Islamic state') – is being organised via Facebook by two Danish Muslims, Tarek Ziad Hussein and Zubair Butt Hussain.

"Due to the recent developments in Syria and Iraq, we have found it necessary to voice our opinion about the terrorist group IS and its despicable actions that have influenced certain youth circles here at home," the organisers wrote in a press release.

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