AIUMB condemns shooting at synagogue in Poway, California

New Delhi, 29 April 2019

All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board releases the following statement condemning the Saturday shooting at the Congregation Chabad in Poway, California:

“There is no worse form of terrorist extremism than an attack on a place of worship — whether it be arson at churches in Louisiana, mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the attacks on Churches in Sri Lanka or this weekend’s attack on a synagogue in Poway, California. This evil must be confronted by all of us, especially faith leaders who at times have to overcome threats from within their own community to speak up against extremism. We cannot be bystanders in this war against the right of any community to worship in peace. Enough is enough”