Press Release | 01 Jul
01 July 2015
Council of Mosques- Tower Hamlets Condemns terrorist attack in France, Tunisia and Kuwait
Council of Mosques – Tower Hamlets strongly condemns the terrorist attacks on Friday, 26 June 2015 in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.
The attack on a US-owned gas factory near the city of Lyon in south eastern France, where a body was found and several people were injured. The attack that targeted a hotel in the city of Sousse, Tunisia, resulting in the death and injury of many Tunisians and foreign tourists. The attack on Kuwait’s oldest Shia mosques Friday prayers killed 27 people and more than 200 people were injured.
The secretary general of Council of Mosques Hira Islam expressed his distress, conveyed deepest sympathies to the bereaved family as well as the best wishes for the earliest recover of the wounded victims and said
“These attacks against innocent humans are against the teachings of Islam and the perpetrators to be brought to justice. Ramadan is a month of peace, giving charity and to ask for forgiveness. Muslims and non-Muslims around the globe should unite and show our solidarity against the terror groups and to condemn these attacks”.
The Council of Mosques (CoM) was established to bridge communication gaps between mosques within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and statutory providers. It has since operated as an independent umbrella organisation representing a diverse membership of local mosques, cultural and Islamic centres with 55 members at present. http://www.councilofmosques.com