Condemning attacks

7 July 2005

It's only a matter of time before the European press begins to chase down any Islamic organisation that doesn't publicly condemn the bombings in London - as if that in some way signifies endorsement of terrorism. How horrible to be suspected of agreeing with gross violence simply on the basis of religion.

Muslim leaders keep your statements ready, the journalists are coming.

Here's an early statement by email from The Federation of Student Islamic Societies in the UK & Ireland (FOSIS): "We are shocked and distressed by these incidents which has hit our country's capital and our thoughts and prayers are with all those who suffered injuries and the families of those who have lost their lives. We continue to condemn in no uncertain terms all such cowardly acts of violence."


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