Dundalk Muslim Community condemn Paris attacks
The Dundalk Muslim Community have joined with other major Islamic organisations in Ireland to condemn the Paris shootings and explosions in the strongest terms.
In a joint statement the groups say the “horrendous and inhumane attacks are against all human and moral values” and are “crimes against humanity that cannot be justified under any circumstances.”
They also disassociate their faith and from the violent and brutal acts and those who perpetrate them.
They have offered their condolences to the families of the victims.
Their statement in full reads:
“In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate Most Merciful
We, the Islamic organizations named below, condemn in the strongest terms the heinous attacks and series of explosions that rocked the city of Paris on Friday night 13th November 2015 resulting in the loss of tens of innocent lives.
We believe that these horrendous and inhumane attacks are against all human and moral values and are crimes against humanity that cannot be justified under any circumstances and such acts should be denounced wherever they occur.
We disassociate our faith and our fellow Muslims from such violent and brutal acts and those who perpetrate them. We also offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.”
It was signed by the following:
- Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland
- Islamic Foundation of Ireland
- Galway Islamic Cultural Centre
- Muslim Association of Ireland
- Cork Islamic Society
- The Irish Council of Imams
- Islamic Cultural and Welfare Association Of Ireland
- Kildare Islamic Cultural Centre
- Muslim Association Forum, Ireland
- Cavan Islamic Cultural Society
- Clondalkin Muslim Centre
- Kilkenny Islamic Centre
- Limerick Islamic Centre
- Dundalk Muslim Community
- Rahman House – Portlaoise
- Islamic Cultural Centre of Killarney
- Cork Islamic Information Centre