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07 28 05

U.S. Muslim Religious Council Issues Fatwa Against Terrorism

The Fiqh Council of North America wishes to reaffirm Islam’s absolute condemnation of terrorism and religious extremism.

Islam strictly condemns religious extremism and the use of violence against innocent lives. There is no justification in Islam for extremism or terrorism. Targeting civilians’ life and property through suicide bombings or any other method of attack is haram – or forbidden, and those who commit these barbaric acts are criminals, not “martyrs.”

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07 7 05

ICNA Condemns the Bomb Attacks in London

JAMAICA, New York (July 7, 2005) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is shocked and horrified at the attacks on the people of London during the mass transit rush hour. We join everyone in condemning such acts of terror and senseless violence.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones at this tragic moment.  We trust that the authorities will determine those responsible for these barbaric acts and bring them to justice quickly.
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07 3 05

Muslims Gather in Hartford to Address Living in America

news8upn9.jpg(Hartford-WTNH, July 3, 2005 7:00 PM)- On this holiday weekend, thousands of Muslims gather in Hartford to learn more about living in America and still maintaining their faith.
Abdul Quadir Brula’s family travelled from Albany, New York to Hartford today in search of answers.
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07 2 05

Keeping their faith

Syed Ibrahim Quadri of Hillsborough, N.J., whose family immigrated to America from Pakistan when he was 3 months old, holds down three jobs, is active in local politics and spends most of Saturday at his local mosque.
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