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ICLI Statement on Port Authority Attempted Terror Attack

Islamic Center of Long Island Strongly Condemns Port Authority Attempted Terror Attack The Islamic Center of Long Island strongly condemns the attempted terrorist attack in the Port Authority Station in Manhattan. We stand firmly with the people of New York City and applaud the bravery and swift action by the New York Police Department. Islam strictly condemns religious extremism and …

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ICLI Statement on Attack on Manhattan

Islamic Center of Long Island Strongly Condemns Manhattan Terror Attack The Islamic Center of Long Island strongly condemns the horrific attack in Manhattan. We offer our condolences and prayers to the families of all those who have lost their lives, or have been injured by this cowardly act. Islam upholds pluralism and strictly condemns religious extremism and the use of …

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Condemnation of Anti Semitic messages at Syosset School District

WESTBURY, New York (August 30, 2017) – We, the members of the Islamic Center of Long Island, stand in solidarity with the Syosset School District and the Jewish community to condemn the horrific act of anti-Semitic messages painted on school walls. While these senseless acts fill us with sorrow, we reflect on the Quran, Islam’s revealed text, which states: “O …

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ICLI Statement on Attack in Finsbury Park, London

WESTBURY, New York (June 19, 2017) – We, the members of the Islamic Center of Long Island, are saddened and horrified to learn of the attack in Finsbury Park, in North London in which a van rammed into a group of worshippers leaving their local mosque after having gathered for special prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. The attack …

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ICLI Statement on Attack in London

WESTBURY, New York (June 5, 2017) – We, the members of the Islamic Center of Long Island, are saddened and horrified to learn of the London Bridge and Borough Market attack that killed seven people and injured forty-eight people. The Islamic Center of Long Island strongly condemns this terrorist attack and stands in solidarity with all the citizens of the …

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ICLI Statement on Attack in Afghanistan

WESTBURY, New York (May 30, 2017) – Islamic Center of Long Island strongly condemns today’s suicide bombing in Afghanistan that killed 90 people. Such an attack is absolutely prohibited in Islam. Muslim scholars, academics, thinkers and political leaders have publicly condemned suicide bombings which is reprehensible in the Islamic tradition. Suicide is strictly prohibited in the Quran and according to the …

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