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Posted on 05/27/2013 7:04:39 AM PDT by the scotsman
'NEARLY 100 British imams have signed a letter condemning the Woolwich attack.
They offered their condolences to the family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby and called for communities to remain calm and vigilant.
Their letter reads: We share the absolute horror felt by the rest of British society at the sick and barbaric crime committed in the name of our religion. We condemn this heinous atrocity in the strongest possible terms.
It is a senseless act of pure depravity worthy of nothing but contempt. There can be no justification for murder.
It was signed by 94 imams, including Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain.
It said imams and Muslim organisations had spoken out over the evils of terrorism for many years, but recent events showed they could not afford to be complacent.'
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‘We, the undersigned British Muslim imams, organisations and individuals, wish to extend our condolences and deepest sympathy to the family of Drummer Lee Rigby, killed in Wednesdays outrageous attack in Woolwich.
We share the absolute horror felt by the rest of British society at the sick and barbaric crime that was committed in the name of our religion. We condemn this heinous atrocity in the strongest possible terms. It is a senseless act of pure depravity worthy of nothing but contempt. There can be no justification for murder.
Imams and Muslim organisations have done a great deal to speak out over the evils of terrorism over many years. But seeing what we have seen unfold over the last few days, we cannot afford to be complacent. Community-led discussions will be essential in the days and weeks ahead, to work out what more can be done to combat this problem.
Already we have seen extremists seeking to capitalise upon Wednesdays terrible act. There have been several attacks reported against mosques and Muslim citizens. The hate-fuelled individuals behind such attacks wish to polarise and tear apart our great country for their own sick ends. They should be isolated and subject to the full force of the law.
We urge all communities to remain calm and vigilant today. We stand with you, and with other faith, political and community leaders, in urging our fellow citizens not to be taken in by the mindless rantings of the (few) extremists in our midst.
As we have shown as a nation in the past, we the British people are not so easily fooled; nor are we so easily divided. The overwhelming majority of the Muslim community stands united with the rest of society in condemning this awful tragedy.
Once again, our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of Lee Rigby at this difficult time.’
Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, Assistant Secretary General, The Muslim Council of Britain
Shaykh Shams Adduha, Imam/Director, Ebrahim College, London
Shaykh Abdul Qayum, Imam, East London Mosque, London
Shaykh Suliman Gani, Imam, Tooting Islamic Centre/Balham Mosque, London
Imam Abdullah Hasan, UKIM Neeli Masjid & Islamic Centre, Rochdale
Imam Dr Khaled Fekry, Educational and Dawa Secretary, Wembley Mosque
Mufti Shah Sadruddin Jam’iyyatul Ulama Europe
Maulana Shah Muhammed Anas, Imam Zakariya Academy/Forest Gate Masjid
Mufti A Samad, Imam, Masjid Bukhari, Leicester
Imam Imran Patel, Carpenters Estate, Stratford, London
Imam Muhammad Tayyab, Forest Gate Masjid, London
Imam Mohammed Ilyas, MCA Centre, Docklands, London
Imam Anas Al-Korj, Director, Taqwa Mosque, Southampton
Imam Muhammad Shoyaib Nurgat, Head Imam, Masjid-e-Umer Trust, Walthamstow, London
Shaykh Shafi Chowdhury, Imam, Masjid al-Huda, Leicester
Imam Minar Ali, East End Islamic Centre, Plaistow, London
Imam Fakhrul Islam- Hockwell Ring Masjid, Luton
Imam Azad Miah, Masjid Bilal, Luton
Imam Abdullah Al-Mamun, Khateeb, Dagenham Mosque, London
Imam Mohammed Shahid Akhtar, Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, Birmingham
Imam Mohammad Arif, Al-Hijrah Mosque, Birmingham
Khalif Mohamed Ali, Chairman, Luton Council of Mosques
Imam Jahangir Ahmed, Al Jalal Masjid, Luton
Imam Ismail Nurgat, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Mufti Ziyaul Haq Patel, Imam Masjid Muadh Ibn Jabal, Leicester
Imam Mufti Imran Falahi, Majlise Dawatul Haq Leicester, UK
Imam Shahid Ahmed, Madinah Masjid, UKIM, Luton
Imam Ahmed Peerbhai, Masjid Noor Nottingham
Shaykh Nagib khan, Quran Academy, Bristol
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf, Imam, Masjid-Quba, Stamford Hill, London
Moulana Nadeem Mohammed, Masjid Bilal, Blackburn
Moulana Khalil Ibn Ilyas Laher, Faith Advisor, Newham Dove Project
Shaykh Mujahid Ali, Head of Islamic studies, Hafs Academy, London
Shaykh Shafiur Rahman, London
Sheikh Dr Ebrahim Dadibhai, Imam, Talha Masjid, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Imam Muhammad Auzair Khan, Doncaster Marshgate Prison,
Zakir Taylor, Principal, Madrasa Imam Bukhari
Shaykh Ayyub Surti, Leicester
Imam Qari Wajid Hussain, Jamia Al-Akbaria, Luton
Ustadh Mohammed Ibrar Shafi, Saints Area Masjid, Luton
Mumtaz Ahmed, Ibad Ar-Rahman Welfare Trust, Luton
Shaykh Abu Eesa Niamatullah, 1st Ethical Charitable Trust
Nurul Alam, Islamic Association of North London, Finchley
Khalil Foundation, London
Mufti Mohammed Zubair Butt, Chair, Al-Qalam Shariah Panel
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Abu Bakr Siddiq Mosque, Cambridge
Sheikh Zaqir Shaikh, Darul Arqam Trust, Leicester
Cllr Abdal Ullah, Member of the Council of Mosques, Tower Hamlets
Shaykh Zubair Akbar, Headteacher, Rabia Education Trust/ Masjid Al Madani Luton
Imam Zane, South Wales Islamic Centre, Cardiff
Imam Irfan Patel, Jameah Masjid, Gillingham, Kent
Imam Mohammad Iqbal Awan,
Hafiz Yasin, Walsall
Abdul Qadeer Baksh, Chairman of Luton Islamic Centre
Imam Arif Mateen, UKIM Boston Mosque and Islamic Centre, Lincolnshire
Imam Qasim Rashid Ahmad, CEO: Al-Khair Foundation & IQRA TV
Imam Mukhtar Sheikh Osman, York Way Masjid and Education Centre, London
Mahmud Choudhury, Trustee and Secretary, Poplar Shahjalal Masjid, London
Maulana Muhammad Talha Bokhari, Imam Birmingham Central Mosque
Hafiz Ahmad Ibrahim Patel, Lead Imam Birmingham Central Mosque
Shekih Qari Muhammad Ismail, Khateeb Birmingham Central Mosque
Shaykh Hasan Ali, LICS, London Islamic Cultural Society, London
Maulana Abdullah Khan, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Maulana Osman Sardoiwala, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Maulana Mohammed Zubair, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Maulana Imran Mukerdam, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Maulana Ahmed Pierbhai, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Maulana Speed, Green Academy Trust, Nottingham
Sufian Sadiq,Chairman, Discover Islam, Luton
Mufti Khalid Mahmood, Imam, Kingsway Masjid, Luton
Shaykh Zubair Akbar, Rabia School, Luton
Imam Abdul Majid Iltaf, Al-Hidayah Academy, Crawley
Ustadh Muhammad Rayhan, Zuhri Academy, Luton
Ustadh Saqib Mahmood, Zuhri Academy, Luton
Sheikh Imam Azizul Hoque, Edmonton Islamic Centre, London
Talha Ahmed , Teacher, Al-Ashraaf Secondary School, Hackney
Sheikh Abdur Rahim Diwan, Imam, Masjid Hazrat Aisha (r.a.)
Mawlana M Suleman Desai, Teacher, Masjid Ali, Leicester
Qari Asim MBE, Imam, Leeds Makkah Masjid
Imam HM Shafiqur Rahman, Senior Vice President, Dawatul Islam UK and Eire
Dr Muhammad Saleem Anwar, Jawziyyah Institute, London
Irfan Akhtar, Media Officer, Waltham Forest Council of Mosques
Maulana Abul Hassan, Luton
Imam Suhel Ishaq, Jamia Hanfia Mosque, Derby
Mufti Asad Waqas, Imam, Masjud Usman Ghani, Brierfield, Lancashire
Imam Sabahul Haque, Brentwood Cultural & Youth Society
Imam Muhammad Mustaqeem Shah, General Secretary, Bradford Imams’ Forum
Fiyaz Mughal, Director, Faith Matters, Tell MAMA
Julie Siddiqi, Executive Director, Islamic Society of Britain
Shaykh Abu Muntasir Manwar Ali, Director, JIMAS
Mustafa Field, Director, Mosques & Imams National Advisory Board (MINAB)
Sara Khan, Director, Inspire
Paul Armstrong, Co-Director, Association of British Muslims
Fuad Nahdi, Radical Middle Way
Repent and be baptized. Then, we’ll talk.
And behind closed doors those imams are doing the Jihad Shuffle of victory over an infidel.
OUR country ??
(I'd better stop .. )
Probe with a bayonet, forward, forward...
if you meet mush, continue to probe forward with the bayonet.
If, on the other hand you meet steel, retreat and begin parrying again until you meet mush...forward, forward...
So, you see, this is all very nice but where were these Imams during all the Muslim outrages that have occurred in the last 100 years (at least)?
Having not noticed any real time condemnation, I’m going to label this a convenient and insincere reaction to the blowback their getting.
Well, actually Sharia proscribes just such activities for the parties involved.
Muslims need to renounce jihad before any apology can be considered.
>>Already we have seen extremists seeking to capitalise upon Wednesdays terrible act. There have been several attacks reported against mosques and Muslim citizens. The hate-fuelled individuals behind such attacks wish to polarise and tear apart our great country for their own sick ends. They should be isolated and subject to the full force of the law.
How many “hate-fueled individuals” have KILLED a muslim? Seems like the score is 0-1 with the good guys losing, and now the muzzies want to end the game.
>>There can be no justification for murder.
Except Allah, of course. But remember that every time they kill an infidel, it is an isolated lone-wolf event. But, if we give one of them a dirty look, it is the Crusades all over again.
Actions speak louder than words when it comes to the Religion of Violence.
Pray for America to Wake Up
But a thousand imams throughout England and Wales were secretly applauding the action in the security of their mosques, and declaring this to be a “great victory” for the Islamic version of “justice”.
The unfortunate Woolwich was, after all, “kufir”, and therefore DESERVED his untimely end.
The fact remains that the Islamic colonists who have established a beachhead on English soil are now beyond successful retaliation and the supremacy of the Shari’ah law is upheld.
The Borg shall now assimilate all of the former subjects of British Royalty. The Collective is the new controlling agency of what were formerly human beings.
True enough, if there are Muslims being killed for no good reason, that's murder; but Infidels are another matter.
Infidels must be subjugated converted of killed. And killing Infidels who resist Islam is not murder. Read the Koran and Hadiths.
But these Imams know that; and lying and deceiving the hated Infidel is not a problem for a Muslim. Muslims owe Infidels nothing but contempt. And using our naive Infidel knowledge of Islam to their advantage is what Muslims should be doing, and are doing. -Tom
I would be more convinced of their sincerity if they had issued a fatwa signed by all 100 imams. That is how you stop the terrorism. Issue fatwas on imams who incite others to violence and condemn muslims who help terrorists in any way.
Followers of Islam, like the current occupier of the Oval Office, talk out of both sides of their mouths, with forked tongue.
It's called Al-Takeyya.
The bigger evil of true islam is its lies to non-believers starting with ayat 3:28, muslims can lie for allah. Its legitimate for believer’s to act contrary to their faith.
preach it in arabic on friday (every friday) and tell your masters back in whereeverstan to do the same and then I will pay attention. taqiyya.
They need a new crusade.
When was the last time one of theirs was beheaded by an infidel?
No hurry to speak up...no surprise. I guess they needed to do their focus groups first.
> It is a senseless act of pure depravity worthy of nothing but contempt. There can be no justification for murder.
Hmm those Imams must not be reading their Koran then. As you mentioned, they are required to lie and decieve us so they can overtake our lands. It wouldn’t be that hte a Imams are afraid that they might not be able to advance their hidden armies into our lands with the recent outrage by this completely unnecessary and horrendous act would it?:
Allah is an enemy to unbelievers. - Sura 2:98
On unbelievers is the curse of Allah. - Sura 2:161
Slay them wherever ye find them and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution is worse than slaughter. - 2:191
Fight against them until idolatry is no more and Allah’s religion reigns supreme. (different translation: ) Fight them until there is no persecution and the religion is God’s entirely. - Sura 2:193 and 8:39
Fighting is obligatory for you, much as you dislike it. - 2:216
(different translation: ) Prescribed for you is fighting, though it is hateful to you.
..... martyrs.... Enter heaven - Surah 3:140-43
If you should die or be killed in the cause of Allah, His mercy and forgiveness would surely be better than all they riches they amass. If you should die or be killed, before Him you shall all be gathered. - 3:157-8
You must not think that those who were slain in the cause of Allah are dead. They are alive, and well-provided for by their Lord. - Surah 3:169-71
Let those fight in the cause of God who sell the life of this world for the hereafter. To him who fights in the cause of God, whether he is slain or victorious, soon we shall give him a great reward. - Surah 4:74
Those who believe fight in the cause of God, and those who reject faith fight in the cause of evil. - 4:76
But if they turn renegades, seize them and slay them wherever you find them. - 4:89
Therefore, we stirred among them enmity and hatred, which shall endure till the Day of Resurrection, when Allah will declare to them all that they have done. - 5:14
O believers, take not Jews and Christians as friends; they are friends of each other. Those of you who make them his friends is one of them. God does not guide an unjust people. - 5:54
> Paul Armstrong, Co-Director, Association of British Muslims
That is rich and will almost gurantee was not his birth name. Having worked on many cases involving Muzzies perpetrating fraud on U.S. soil, it’s pretty standard protocol for them to take American / Anglicized first names once they land on U.S. soil but full names not so much unless it’s a completely fake ID. I’ll lay bets that’s not even his name...lol
...and one other thing. If a bunch of church kids start talking about blowing up stuff to other kids - THEY DON’T - because they know that they will be turned in.
But mosques seem to be “safe places”, where such talk is ignored by those who do not want to participate. Yes, once in a great while, someone is turned in - but the ONLY case that I can remember was the kid’s FATHER doing it. Someone who didn’t come to the UK to take it over, but rather to try to provide for his kids (some thanks he got).
So the mosques need to do MORE now. They need to allow MONITORING of their activities - because the right to privacy is a TWO WAY STREET. If you want to be left alone, then don’t go planning terrorist activities, or, even worse, justifying them.
In New York, Mayor Guilini and then Bloomberg, did monitor those activities. They did it not because they had a problem with your religion, but because they were elected, both of them, primarily TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE, and they did their job.
Don’t forget Abrogation and the timetable for the rollout of Sharia.
Perhaps the Muzzies are frightened for going too far. Little do they know they have no real reason to fear as no significant number of Westerners will do a d*mned thing.
>>There can be no justification for murder.
Except that the imams define “murder” as the killing of a Muslim, while defining the killing of an infidel soldier as a legitimate act of jihad.
Then bury the perps in pigskin, after their trial, conviction and public hanging.
Just skip those testy trial parts and stone them to death under sharia law, then bury them in pigskin.
After that - I will begin to think about believing those Imams.
Muslim Imams? Liars all.
“We share the absolute horror felt by the rest of British society at the sick and barbaric crime committed in the name of our religion. We condemn this heinous atrocity in the strongest possible terms”
Did they issue fatwahs out for radicals? I thought not. This is lying to the non-blievers in an effort to prevent blowback.
more lefty B/S , it seems some have an agenda to appease islam and the usual same lefty B/S is on news twice , why?
How about muslims cheering and dancing in the street over the death , places in Oldham, Bradford, Luton, Manchester, Burnley, Blackburn, Birmingham,
It was signed by 94 imams, including Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain.But not the sec'y general?
Yep. The real message is “all you kafirs, go back to sleep. Nothing to see here.”
Sorry, they’re a day late and a dollar short... Apology not accepted.
Ding, ding, ding - we have a thread winnah!
Post that news if you have it mate.