Posts Tagged 'Non-violence'

Supporting Non Violence in Islam

In the past decade, we have seen too many instances of violent extremism in the name of Islam. Always, there is a response from Muslims condemning it. However, the condemnation has rarely been heard.

Endorsing their support for an anti-war rally on April 9, 100 imams and Muslim leaders in the United States recently issued a statement “calling for an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, condemning terrorism and thanking American individuals and groups who are standing with the Muslim community against Islamophobia.”

Read more:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-sayeed-phd/100-muslim-leaders-suppor_b_846959.html

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.
Program Associate
The Interfaith Center of New York

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