Scottish Muslims are to ­stage an anti-Islamic State protest rally in Edinburgh condemning the group's "heinous activities", with thousands expected to ­attend.

The demonstration will take place on 2 November at The Mound in Edinburgh and is organised by the city's Muslim community, who say it will be "open to members of all communities" who wish to voice their opposition to the barbaric acts of IS and condemn the murders of David Haines and Alan Henning.

Organised by award-
winning restaurateur Matin Khan, speakers confirmed for the day include Labour MPs Sheila Gilmore and David Hamilton, with more to be ­announced.

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