While condemning the terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch, the country’s largest Muslim organisation, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind termed the incident very painful and condemnable.
In the press statement, the organisation’s General Secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani said, “This is very painful and should be condemned in the strongest word. He said that the world must unite against menace of terrorism as it has impacted the entire humanity and each and every part of the world.
He pointed out that irresponsible thoughts and speeches of the world’s influential persons are breeding hate in minds of common people. Therefore the world powerful leaders and community influential persons must behave responsibly.
Maulana Madani though praised the attitude of Newzealnd Prime Minister and her people to show utmost care for the victims of this mass murder and expressed hope the culprits shall be given examplary punishment.
He also noted that we as Muslims need to look inwards as to why we are failing to convey Islam’s message of universal brotherhood and peace to our contemporary people and what are ways to counter hate propaganda against us.