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Head of NJ Islamic Center expresses annoyance at Christian family's murder : " We Muslims in America are getting sick of this crap "

ICNJ director Ahmed Shedeed's statements similiar to Muslim's complaints about victimisation after 9/11
January 22, 2005

MIM: After the horrific slaughter of the 4 members of the Armanious family who were reportedly targeted by Muslims, the head of the Islamic Center of New Jersey, Ahmed Shedeed showed his annoyance to the media at being questioned about the killings and warned them : "We Muslims in America are getting sick of this crap."

America according to radical Islamists who regard Muslims as the only real victims of 9/11. This poster inadvertently reveals the true message that the Constitutional guarantees of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness are weaknesses to be exploited by the Muslims who appear to be gloating over a crumpled copy of the Constitution (!)

http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=AM0109-335

Muslim Americans Condemn Attack
9/11/2001 - Political Social Religious - Article Ref: AM0109-335
Number of comments: 24
By: American Muslim Leaders
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MIM: This document contains the responses of several major Muslim American organisations to the 9/11 terror attacks. Not one of the so called 'condemnations' mentions Islamist involvement in the attacks. In fact, the organisations go out of their way to call them "apparent terrorist attacks" and belligerently state that "we do not have to defend every maniacal act out of the Muslim world or the Muslim community just as other groups need not defend their extremists".

All of the messages show the way the attacks might effect Muslims and call upon the media and public to exercise restraint. They are ' boilerplate statements' which are similiar to CAIR's phony "Not in Our Name" petition and other statements issued by Muslim organisations as a form of Islamist public relations. http://www.danielpipes.org/article/1955

One of the claims even more outrageous Alamoudi's reference to a 'plane attack' is that of Minaret of Freedom director Imad Al Dean Ahmed, who insinunated that Dr. Daniel Pipes and Steven Emerson were responsible for 9/11 (!) (see MOF statement below).

Note how similiar the words sound to that of New Jersey Islamic Center Ahmed Shedeed's comments on about the horrific knife slayings of an entire Coptic Christian family which was attributed to radical Islamists

We Muslims living in America are getting sick of this crap," he said. "Why should we have to apologize for or make a defense of something we had nothing to do with? There is no proof at all that Muslims had anything to do with this, yet we are taking the blame again.

Is Islam on trial, or is a killer on trial?" http://www.homelandsecurityus.com/board/forum_posts.asp?TID=1084&PN=1

In place of an apology, Muslims become belligerent and abusive . Shedeed's words seem to echo those of another Islamic community leader, Ibrahim Dremali, Imam of the Islamic Center of Boca Raton.

After acting as a character witness for Adham Hassoun, who was jailed on terrorism charges, which were also connected to dirty bomber wannabe Jose Padilla ,Dremali angrily asked the media:

"Am I a witness here, or on trial ? Is Islam on trial ?" http://www.asianoutlook.com/sunrisee.htm

The 'boilerplate statements" which end with a question of typical of the radical Islamist MO and are reflected in the attitudes of the organisations quoted below.

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MIM: Note that several of the people listed below have themselves been associated with radical Islamists and terrorism. Also all of the Muslim organisations cynically called for the "swift apprehension of the perpetrators" and were fully aware that they had all died in the attacks.

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Mather Hahout's MPAC has consistently attacked Dr.Daniel Pipes and Steven Emerson and attempted to undermine the war on terror. http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/297

In a radio interview after 9/11 MPAC executive director Salam Marayati said that Israel was behind the attacks. His remarks caused such outrage that he issued a lame apology in the form of an excuse- in which he attributed his remarks to having been 'stressed because of the attacks.'http://www.ourjerusalem.com/opinion/story/opinion20020125a.html

Muzzamil Siddiqui was believed to be instrumental in getting Adam Gadahn to convert to Islam at the ICOSC, which he directs. A few months ago Gadahn was seen in a videotape believed to have been shot in Pakistan, wrapped in a Kheffiyah and warning Americans on behalf of Al Qaeda "that blood would run in the streets". http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/05/27/terror/main619972.shtml

Muzzamil Siddiqui was blase' about Gadahn's road to radicalisation at the Islamic Society of Orange County, and acted as if it had nothing to do with him or anyone else at his Islamic Center, implying that America and infidels were to blame.

"He was becoming very extreme in his ideas and views," said Muzammil Siddiqi, the society's religious director. "He must have disliked something."
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MIM: Radical Islamist groups in the US exploited the pretence of condemning 9/11 attacks claiming that Muslims and Islam were the real victims.

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In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Dr. Yahia Abdur-Rahman, from the Islamic Shurah Council of Southern California (ISCSC), offers Supplication For The Victims
Dr. Maher Hathout, from the the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) and The Islamic Center of Southern California (ICSC), condemns the attack and issues a statement. Click here to listen

Dr. Ahmad Sakr, from the Islamic Education Center (IEC), offers his condolences to the families of the victims and condemns the attack. Click here to listen

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi, former president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), condemns the attack. Click here to listen

http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=AM0109-335

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MIM: Note that AMPCC issues a disclaimer indicating that Muslims were not behind the attacks and then brazenly issues a warning to Americans who might blame Muslims; "not withstanding the disbelief that anyone associated with Islam could commit such a heinous crime"...."we warn against opportunists who will exploit the misery and hysteria of the public in order to promote an agenda aimed at tarnishing the name of Islam and the Muslims.."

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 9/11/01

U.S. MUSLIMS CONDEMN TERRORIST ATTACKS

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) - The American Muslim Political Coordination Council (AMPCC), today condemned the apparent terrorist attacks in New York and Washington and offered condolences to the families of those who were killed or injured.

The AMPCC statement read in part:

"American Muslims utterly condemn what are apparently vicious and cowardly acts of terrorism against innocent civilians. We join with all Americans in calling for the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators. No political cause could ever be assisted by such immoral acts."

Leaders of the American Muslim Political Coordination Council (AMPCC) held a meeting in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, to issue the following points related to the terrorist attacks:

1) We assert unequivocal condemnation based on our religious values and our identity as American Muslims;

2) We do not need to defend every maniacal incident emanating from the Muslim world or the Muslim community, just as other religious groups need not defend their extremists;

3) We offer compassion to the victims and solidarity with all Americans in the face of danger;

4) Notwithstanding the disbelief that anyone following the faith of Islam could commit such a heinous crime, we condemn the act regardless of the identity of the perpetrators;

5) We deplore the irresponsible reporting that twists the realities and complexities of the Muslim world in order to project only anti-American sentiment during this disturbing period when we are all attempting to move beyond the state of mourning for the national tragedy;

6) We warn against opportunists who will exploit the misery and hysteria of the public in order to promote a political agenda aimed at tarnishing the name of Islam and Muslims;

7) We should not diminish our resolve to be active in protecting the civil liberties of all Americans and struggling for justice both locally and globally;

8) We need to organize activities to help the victims medically, psychologically and in every other way we can.

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MIM :The AMA whose home page shows how Al Aqsa morphs into the Capitol building as Muslims take political power issued a meaningless statement condemning the attacks 'in the strongest possible terms' and 'called for swift punishment of the perpetrators'.

American Muslim Alliance (AMA) Condemns Terrorist Attack

(Newark, California: 9/11/01) The American Muslim Alliance, a national civic education organization, condemned today's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington in the "strongest terms" in calling for "the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators".

Dr. Agha Saeed, the national Chair of the American Muslim Alliance, Stated:

"These attacks are against both divine and human laws and we condemn them in the strongest terms. The Muslim Americans join the nation in calling for swift apprehension and stiff punishment of the perpetrators, and offer our sympathies to the victims and their families."

Contact:Ph:(510) 872 - 8013 E-mail: ama@amaweb.org

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MIM :The American Muslim Council, which was headed by Abdul Rahman Alamoudi who was jailed last year for 23 years on terrorism charges for activities which had been going on for years and for his part in a plot to assassinate Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia . http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/306

The AMC ironically "condemns this mornings plane attacks", (as if they were flown by remote control as Theirry Meissan claims in his conspiracy book) and made the usual noises of "calling for the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators" whom everyone knew were dead. Even more obscene is that the AMC made appeals for Muslims to donate blood and followed it with a warning that law enforcement agencies had to be cognizant of the fact that "there are some acts of violence directed at Muslims and Islamic Centers" and further lamented Muslim victimisation by "urging our fellow Americans not to be quick to stereotype Muslims who are also suffering at this traumatic time" (!).

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AMC Deplores The Attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) The American Muslim Council (AMC) strongly condemns this morning's plane attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and expresses deep sorrow for Americans that were injured and killed. AMC sends out its condolence to all victims of this cowardly terrorist attack. There is no cause that justifies this type of an immoral and inhumane act that has affected so many innocent American lives. AMC supports all efforts of the investigation in order to track down the people responsible for this tragic act of terrorism.

The American Muslim Political Coordination Council (AMPCC) issued a statement which reads:
"American Muslims utterly condemn what are apparently vicious and cowardly acts of terrorism against innocent civilians. We join with all Americans in calling for the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators. No Political cause could ever be assisted by such immoral acts."

The AMPCC consists of AMC, Council on American-Islamic Relations, American Muslim Alliance and Muslim Public Affairs Council.

Donate Blood To Help The Innocent Victims

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) The American Muslim Council calls upon the members of the Muslim community to come together at this tragic time where so many of our fellow Americans have been killed and injured. This American tragedy affects all of us and we should do whatever we can do help save lives of the injured victims. AMC encourages Islamic Centers to start blood drive campaigns and encourages everyone to visit hospitals and medical centers in the capitol and New York City to donate much needed blood to those who are required to receive immediate medical assistance.

AMC Seeks Assistance From Law Enforcement Agencies To Protect All Americans

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) The American Muslim Council (AMC) is urging all Muslims to come together in this time of tragedy. AMC today condemned the cowardly terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington and expressed its condolences to the families of innocent people killed. This horrific violent incident disturbs American Muslims.

AMC wants all law enforcement officials to be cognizant of the fact that at times like these, there are some acts of violence perpetrated against Islamic Centers and Muslims of our communities. We are confident that authorities will protect all men, women and children. We hope to prevent the acts of violence directed towards Muslims and Islamic Centers. American Muslims experienced violent attacks and verbal harassment in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City Bombing when our fellow citizens rushed to judgment about the perpetrators of the crime. We urge our fellow Americans not to be quick to stereotype Muslims, who are also suffering at this traumatic time. We, like all Americans, want to feel secure and want to see the perpetrators brought to justice. Enough innocent lives have been killed today.

Contact: Farkhunda Ali, Communications Director
(202) 789-2262 ext. 205, farkhunda@amconline.org


MIM: The AMJ is a radical Islamist organisation and issued the same 'boilerplate statements' re:"quick apprehension and swift applications of justice" followed by the usual Muslim victimisation warning not to hurt Muslims feelings :"Until the perpetrators are identified and brought to justicem all media reports should be accurate, restraint(sic), and sensitive".

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American Muslims for Jerusalem Condemns the Terrorist Attacks

(Washington, DC 9/11/01) - Joining the Muslim community around the country, the Washington based American Muslims for Jerusalem (AMJ) is appalled and strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and other parts of the country. AMJ sends out its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of these cowardly attacks.

As Muslims we utterly deplore these heinous and barbaric acts and hope for the quick apprehension and swift applications of justice. We also urge the media to exercise restraint, act responsibly when reporting, and not rush to judgment. Until the perpetrators are identified and brought to justice, all media reports should be accurate, restraint, and sensitive.

AMJ calls on Muslims nationwide to offer every assistance they can to help the victims of today's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. Muslims in local communities should take the following IMMEDIATE ACTIONS:

* Muslim medical professionals are asked to go to the scenes of the attacks to offer aid and comfort to the victims.
* Muslim relief agencies should contact their counterparts to offer support in the recovery efforts.
* Individual Muslims should donate blood by contacting the local office of the Red Cross. (Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.) They should also send donations to those relief agencies that are on the scene of the attacks.

American Muslims for Jerusalem
Tel (202)548-4200, Fax (202)548-4201


The Council of American Islamic Relations waited for weeks before admitting that Muslims were behind the 9/11 attacks. They put on a cynical show of calling for assistance for victims of 'Terrorist Attacks' and spent most of the message asking Muslims to report "incidents of anti Muslim harassment or attacks". Last month the tables were turned on CAIR and the estate of John O'Neill the FBI agent killed in the attack on one of the WTC buildings, cited CAIR as a defendent in a class action lawsuit in connection with the 9/11 attacks and suing for millions of dollars.

MUSLIMS ASKED TO OFFER HELP FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on Muslims nationwide to offer whatever assistance they can to help the victims of today's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

Muslims in local communities should take the following IMMEDIATE ACTIONS:

* Muslim medical professionals are asked to go to the scenes of the attacks to offer aid and comfort to the victims.

* Muslim relief agencies should contact their counterparts to offer support in the recovery efforts.

* Individual Muslims should donate blood by contacting the local office of the Red Cross. (Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.) They should also send donations to those relief agencies that are on the scene of the attacks.

MUSLIMS OFFER HELP FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS

(WASHINGTON, DC - 9/11/2001) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a prominent Washington-based Islamic advocacy group, is calling on Muslims nationwide to offer whatever assistance they can to help the victims of today's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

In an alert to the American Muslim community, CAIR suggested that the following actions be taken: CAIR's alert asked community members to report incidents of anti-Muslim harassment or attacks. It also suggested steps to take to increase security around mosques and Islamic centers. (In the first few days following the 1995 attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma, Muslims reported more than 200 incidents of harassment, threats and actual violence. CAIR has already received reports of harassment and attacks against Muslims who wear Islamic attire.)

Security precautions suggested by CAIR's alert include:

There are an estimated seven million Muslims in America and some 1.2 billion worldwide. Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in this country and around the world.


MIM: The Islamic Society of North Amercan openly advertises their goal of making America into an Islamic country.Their statement refers to the "apparently deliberate air crashes"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ISNA CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACKS

(Plainfield, IN - 9/11/2001) - The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) joins Muslim Americans and all Americans in expressing its deep sorrow over the apparently deliberate air-crashes in New York and Washington, DC that have led to the loss of countless innocent lives.

ISNA joins Muslim organizations throughout North America in condemning theses apparent terrorist attacks and calls upon Muslim Americans to come forward with their skills and resources to help alleviate the sufferings of the affected people and their families.

ISNA condemns these apparently senseless acts of terrorism against innocent civilians, which will only be counterproductive to any agenda the perpetrators may have had in mind. No political cause could ever be assisted by such immoral acts.

We join with all Americans in calling for the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators, and call upon our justice system to maintain strict standards of justice and fairness in these trying times.

We also urge the media to exercise restraint, and to act responsibly when reporting on these terrorist attacks. Until the perpetrators are brought to justice, all media reports should be accurate, restrained and sensitive. Let us pray to God that He may Guide us all to keep firm in following our principles and offer relief to the victims of violence wherever they may be.

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CONTACT: Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed, Secretary General of ISNA
TEL: 317-839-8157 ext 222 Email: info@isna.net

Signatories:

American Muslim Alliance, American Muslim Council, Association of Muslim Scientists and Engineers, Association of Muslim Social Scientists, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Islamic Medical Association of North America, Islamic Circle of North America, Islamic Society of North America, Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Muslim American Society, Muslim Public Affairs Council


MIM: Not to be outdone the Islamic Circle of North America a group linked to the Muslim American society and Al Qaeda condemns "the heinous and horrific acts of terrorism" . ICNA Relief may very well have contributed funding to groups which aided the attackers since they are supported both by Saudi Arabia's Sheik Abdel Rahman Al Sudais who called upon Muslims to kill Jews and American worshippers of the cross, and by Grand Mufti Ekrima Sabri, who stated; "the younger the martyr the more respect I have for him".

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 9/11/01

The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), condemns in the strongest possible way the heinous and horrific acts of terrorism that occurred in New York City and Washington, D.C.,
this morning.

The American Muslim community is united in its support to the law enforcement agencies in bringing the culprits to justice. We join our fellow citizens in this moment of grief and sorrow.

We urge all to donate blood for the victims at their local blood centers. Our hearts are with those who have lost loved ones in this terrible tragedy and our prayers are with the departed souls.

URGENT APPEAL, PLEASE HELP, WE NEED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AND NURSES VOLUNTEER TO PROVIDE HELP FOR THE VICTIMS IN NYC

ICNA RELIEF WILL PROVIDE FOOD AND RESIDENCE, PLEASE DONATE BLOOD FOR THE VICTIMS

CONTACT US AT 718 658 7028, ICNA Relief, 166-26 89th Ave., Jamaica, NY 11432


MIM: The Islamic Shura Council which is headed by Muzzamil Siddiqui called upon the media with the now familiar warning that "all media reports should be accurate restrained and sensitive. Muzzamil Siddiqui has been accused of helping Adam Gadahn become a Muslim convert. Gadahn was seen about 2 months ago with his face hidden in a keffiyah warning America of an imminent Al Qaeda attack in which "blood would run in the streets".

For Immediate Release
September 11, 2001

AMERICAN MUSLIMS CONDEMN TERRORIST ATTACKS

Islamic Shura (Consultative) Council of Southern California (ISCSC) on the behalf of all Masajid (Mosques) and Muslim community in Southern California joining Muslims around the country to condemns the latest cowardly acts of terrorism against innocent civilians.

We join with all our fellow Americans in calling for the swift apprehension and punishment of the perpetrators. No cause could ever be assisted by such immoral acts."

We offer our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the families of the
victims of those who were killed or injured. We pray to God, the Cherisher of all people to bestow His mercy upon all & help us in patience to overcome this catastrophe. We pray that those who love God will take this opportunity to put their hands together to bring the values of love, decency, fairness and Justice back into our lives.

We also urge the media to exercise restraint, and to act responsibly when reporting on these terrorist attacks. Until the perpetrators are brought to justice, all media reports should be accurate, restrained and sensitive.

The Islamic Shura Council is inviting all religious leaders of all faiths to a prayer meeting at the City of Pasadena Auditorium at 11:00 am on East Green Street. Many religious leaders of all faiths have already accepted to participate.

God Bless America.

Contact: Dr. Yahia Abdul Rahman, Chairman of ISCSC at: (626) 255-2181

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MIM: Note that Imad Ad Dean Ahmed, who heads the cynically named Minaret of Freedom organisation, (whose logo is the arm holding the torch of Liberty wedged between a mosque and a minaret that outshines it), issued statement which "condemns the apparent terrorist attacks", and expressed concern about "a new acceleration of persecution of us and our families".

After the usual victimisation litany he exploited the 9/11 'condemnation statement', to launch an attack on Dr.Daniel Pipes and Steven Emerson essentially blaming them for 9/11. Ahmed, complained about what he called their "vilification" of the Muslim community, and concluding that "the FBI has recently devoted resources to shutting down Islamic websites when such resources could have been better allocated to protect against problems like today's attack." In 2002 Imad Dean Ahmed was photographed together with Hamas fugitive Ahmed Yusuf and convicted terrorist Abdulrahman Alamoudi at a Beirut conference to form an organisation "to liberate Jerusalem' where Ahmed was a featured speaker.

PRESS RELEASE: MUSLIM THINK TANK CONDEMNS APPARENT TERRORIST ATTACKS

Minaret of Freedom Institute
4323 Rosedale Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!!!!
Contact: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, Ph.D.
301-907-0947

MUSLIM THINK TANK CONDEMNS APPARENT TERRORIST ATTACKS ASKS MUSLIMS TO DONATE BLOOD AND MONEY TO AID VICTIMS AND FAMILIES

Bethesda, MD (September 11, 2001). The Minaret of Freedom Institute, a Washington, DC area Islamic policy research institute today condemned the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, President of the organization, denounced the attacks and expressed condolences for the victims and their families. "For American Muslims the unprecedented coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon is a triple tragedy," Ahmad said. "As Americans, our country is under attack. As Muslims, the tragedy of attacks on noncombatants is anathema to us. Finally, as the 'usual suspects' in a situation of this type we must be concerned with a new acceleration of persecution against us and our families."

Ahmad noted that a number of Muslim organizations have already stepped forward to serve as good neighbors. Both the Islamic-American Zakat Foundation, a Bethesda, Maryland charitable organization and the American Muslim Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia NGO are organizing blood drives to help out with the crisis caused by the violence. Ahmad also acknowledged the care being given by local law enforcement agencies to protect all citizens from violent acts that might be sparked by frustration over this morning's attacks. In particular he noted special efforts by the Montgomery County police in Maryland to contact Muslim organizations. Ahmad expressed concern that amid recent vilification of the American Muslim community by commentators Daniel Pipes and Steven Emerson, the FBI has recently devoted resources to shutting down Islamic web sites when such resources might have been better allocated to protect against problems like today's attacks. "I hope the authorities will be able to identify the planners and perpetrators of these crimes and bring them to justice," Ahmad said.

The Minaret of Freedom Institute (MFI), located in the Washington, DC area, is dedicated to research and educational efforts regarding Islamic law and Muslim history. MFI summarizes its purposes as: to "counter distortions and misconceptions about Islamic law and practice; demonstrate the Islamic origins of [certain] modern values ...; expose both American and Islamic world Muslims to free market thought; [and] advance the status of Muslim peoples maligned by a hostile environment in the West and oppressed by repressive political regimes in the East." Dr. Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad is co-editor with Ahmed Yousef of Islam and the West: A Dialog.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 9/11/01

SHARI'A SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA (SSANA) CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACKS

(Detroit, MI - 9/11/2001) The Shari'a Scholars Association of North America (SSANA) strongly condemn this morning's plane attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and expresses its deep sorrow for Americans that were injured and killed. SSANA send out its condolence to all victims of this cowardly terrorist attack. There is no cause that justifies this type of an immoral and inhumane act that has affected so many innocent Amercian lives. SSANA supports all efforts to investigate and immediately capture the evil persons responsible for these immoral can cowardly acts. Certainly, there is no justification for these acts from either an Islamic perspective or, in truth, from the perspective of any other moral and freedom-loving people. These acts diminish the freedom of all Americans, including American Muslims. Our condolence go out to all of the victims of these inhumane acts.

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