Source: Written by Belinda Cipriano | communitynews.com.au
A WEEK on from the Christchurch terror attack, Perth Imam Kamran Tahir believes solidarity between all cultures and religions will always overcome the attempt to divide communities.
Imam Tahir, of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Cockburn, was preparing for his sermon last Friday when he received news New Zealand mosques had been the target of terrorism.
He said: “We need to understand terrorism has no religion. The motive behind these people committing these actions is only one and that is to divide but all it does is the opposite and we are stronger and united.”
Holding a vigil at the mosque on Sunday March 17, Imam Tahir said he had been overwhelmed with the response he received from all members of the community.
“These tragedies only strengthen us and bring us closer in solidarity regardless of colour, faith or creed. It was a beautiful evening that went on to… read more at source.
About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community:
Ahmadi Muslims are those who believe in the Promised Messiah His Holiness Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani (as). Founded in 1889, this Community spans more than 212 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. It is the leading Islamic organisation to categorically reject terrorism in every form. It advocates for universal human rights and protection for all religions and even atheists. It champions empowerment and education of women. Its members are among the most law-abiding, peaceful, educated and engaging Muslims in the world – striving to spread peace.
Motto of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community: Love for All, Hatred for None
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