Mayor attends solidarity peace vigil organised by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Elders Association
Saddened and shocked by the brutual & barbaric terrorist actions at London Bridge & Borough Market on Saturday (3 June) the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Elders Association organised a solidarity event at Church Square.
Rev’d Canon Ailsa Newby, the Mayor of Wandsworth Jim Maddan and his wife the Mayoress were welcomed and shared prayers for peace with the assembled crowd.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim community leads a peaceful revival of Islam. Founded in India in 1889 it established in the UK in 1913 building it’s first London’s first mosque in 1926 in Putney.
The elders ‘unequivocally condemned’ the terrorist attack, saying that: “All acts of terrorism and extremism are vile criminal acts that are completely unjustifiable.” They continued: ” We express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and pray for a full and speedy recovery of those injured”.
“This latest attack follows the horrific attacks at Westminster Bridge and the suicide bombing in Manchester, and it is clear that such murderers are bent on… read more at source.
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