Skip to comments.Atlanta Muslims decry U.S. raids on Iraq mosques
Posted on 10/16/2004 2:13:57 AM PDT by Vigilantcitizen
A group of prominent Muslim community leaders in metro Atlanta voiced concerns Friday over U.S.-led raids on several mosques in Iraq. They said the raids violated the sanctity of the religious sites.
"There was no concern given to places of worship," said Amjad Taufique, a board member of Masjid Al-Hedaya in Marietta. "It's hurtful. . . . It's causing a lot of friction in the Muslim community."
Imam Plemon El-Amin of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam compared the outrage many Muslims feel about the raids to what African-Americans felt after the 1963 Birmingham church bombing that killed four young black girls.
"At some point during the 1960s, churches were under attack and the people who actually perpetrated the attack felt that they were justified because that's where the boycotts and sit-ins were being organized," El-Amin said. He stressed, however, that he does not condone insurgents turning mosques into "any kind of fortress."
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Get a load of this.
Take the leaders names and red flag them.
Those aren't young black girls in those mosques. Those are Black Panthers, if you insist on using the metaphor.
Where was the outrage when they were cutting off infidel heads?
Does anyone at all not understand what's going on? How there are zero moderate mooselimbs? They are 100% out to hurt infidels.
Atlanta Masjid Of Al-Islam
I hate it when people who flee their own culture come into another and give their best shot to praise the very culture that led to their ousting. Must be some kind of syndrome. We must make them aware of it. That's probably the only way these people will know they are sick in the mind.
Good spot on the phone number!
A native Atlantan and graduate of Harvard University, he converted to the religion of Al-Islam in 1974.
Which makes his statements all the more disgusting.
If only they had expressed this much outrage over 9/11.
Or when their neighbor, Jack Hensley, had his head sawed off.
I understand portions of the Southern Sahara are grossly under populated....
Yep, add 'em to the target list, for sure.
In the interest of fairness, this group did denounce Mr. Hensley's beheading...
MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 23 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Metro-Atlanta Muslims and Muslim organizations, including Marietta's Masjid Al- Hedaya (Islamic center of Marietta), the Islamic Speakers Bureau (ISB), the Council on American-Islamic Relations of North Georgia (CAIR-NGA), and other Georgia mosques will hold an interfaith service at 7 p.m. in Marietta Square for Jack Hensley, a construction worker from that city recently murdered in Iraq.
Masjid Al-Hedaya, ISB and CAIR-NGA recently launched a campaign called "Not in the Name of Islam," designed to disassociate Islam from the violent acts of a few Muslims. Advertisements were published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Marietta Daily Journal on September 11th of this year.
The advertisements stated:
"We, the undersigned Muslims, wish to state clearly that those who commit acts of terror, murder and cruelty in the name of Islam are not only destroying innocent lives, but are also betraying the values of the faith they claim to represent. No injustice done to Muslims can ever justify the massacre of innocent people, and no act of terror will ever serve the cause of Islam. We repudiate and dissociate ourselves from any Muslim group or individual who commits such brutal and un-Islamic acts. We refuse to allow our faith to be held hostage by the criminal actions of a tiny minority acting outside the teachings of both the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him."
When will the mission to attack Atlanta Mosques come up. I have a holy site in my yard. A big rock that I throw my sins at.
If they voiced some concerns over beheadings we might possibly listen to them.
We have to remember that it is the Left, our homegrown socialist b@st#rds, that taught these fascists the game. They are using the tactics of the Commu-fascist Left to defeat us. The same slobs who blame America first are aliies of these fifth-columnists.
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