iCAN's Media Statement regarding the cowardly terrorist attack on mosques in New Zealand
Islamic Circle of Australia and New Zealand strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Christchurch Mosque which resulted in death of a number of innocent worshipers. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the broader community members who are in deep sorrow because of this cowardly action of a terrorist.
Terrorist acts like this demand detailed investigation and strong action from the police department, relevant investigation agencies and the government. The root-causes of such incidents are required to be identified and eliminated. The increasing Islamophobia in Australia and New Zealand is one of the major concerns and needs to be tackled at the highest level.
We urge all news agencies and relevant government departments to play their role in community education and eradicating hate-motivated crime based on difference of religion, race and culture. Anti-Muslim sentiments that lead to such incidents are required to be eliminated from their roots. We request all the Australian and New Zealand citizens to defeat the hate by acting as one and spreading peace.
In the end, we again express our deep sorrow for the victims. May Allah swt grant them highest place in paradise.
iCAN is a leading grass root organisation in Australia and New Zealand which aims to support the local Muslim population through education, training and development, social cohesion and community bonding. It runs many projects, programs, and activities which are designed to infuse a positive change in individuals as well as the broader society.
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15/02/19: Seearh Conference Organised by iCAN NSW Chapter
04/04/18: An exciting upcoming picnic in Sydney
04/04/18: Upcoming public Lecture: Making the Most out of Ramadan
04/04/18: Monthly Quran Circle at Lakemba-Bankstown growing bigger, alhamdolillah
02/04/18: Another exciting fun week on sports fields
30/03/18: How to Attain a Pure Heart
29/03/18: Choices in life..
16/03/18: 3 types of struggles in our lives
11/03/18: Soccer champions at Auburn
11/03/18: Fathers and kids walk at Perth
11/03/18: Sowing the seeds of goodness
11/03/18: An exhilarating family picnic organized by iCAN Victoria chapter
08/03/18: Study Circle: Being Witness onto Mankind
05/03/18: Monthly Fehm ul Quran Program at Melbourne
05/03/18: Fortnightly Quran Circle at Perth - utilizing technology for spirituality
05/03/18: Weekly Soccer at Sydney