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Official Statements

ISD Official Statements

 

 

Official Statement on Terror

 
"He who kills a soul, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind; and he who saves a life, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind." - The Holy Quran 5:32
 
The Islamic Society of Delaware strongly condemns terrorism. We stand arm and arm with our fellow Americans in renouncing any twisted mindset that would falsely claim to justify acts of senseless violence. As members of a diverse and vibrant community, we are committed to working together with our neighbors and fellow Americans for the common good.
 
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ISD Condemns Terror Attacks in New Zealand


March 15, 2019

Islamic Society of Delaware strongly condemns the senseless act of violence perpetrated against the worshipers at the Christchurch mosques, New Zealand. Our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the victims and their family members. May Allah SWT grant them highest status in Jannah! Aameen!

We are also thankful to the outpouring of support from the various interfaith communities. We will continue to work with our neighbors and broader communities to combat hate.


Statement of Solidarity with our Jewish Brethren


October 30, 2018

The Islamic Society of Delaware joins our fellow Americans in condemning the horrific attack at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA that has left at least 11 people confirmed dead and many more injured.

We share the grief and sorrow of the nation and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed and injured in this monstrous attack.

No religious tradition can ever justify nor condone such ruthless and senseless acts of violence. In the eyes of God, every life is sacred and the attack on a single life is akin to an attack on all humanity.  We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.

We support our law enforcement authorities and urge them to bring to justice those responsible for this act of terror.


Statement of Solidarity


February 16, 2018

The Islamic Society of Delaware joins our fellow Americans in condemning the horrific attack at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th that left 17 confirmed dead and more than 20 injured. 

We share the grief and sorrow of the nation and offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed and injured in this monstrous attack.

No religious tradition can ever justify nor condone such ruthless and senseless acts of violence. In the eyes of God, every life is sacred and the attack on a single life is akin to an attack on all humanity.  We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty. 

We support our law enforcement and first responder community as they continue their efforts to keep us safe and we join our fellow Americans in asking our state and national legislators to act on common sense gun legislation to help prevent such tragic events in the future.


ISD Condemns the Shooting Attack in Texas


November 8, 2017

Islamic Society of Delaware offers its heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured in the monstrous attack on November 5th at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

No religious tradition can ever justify nor condone such ruthless and senseless acts of violence. We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.


ISD Statement Regarding Manhattan Attack


November 1, 2017

Islamic Society of Delaware, strongly condemn the recent act of terrorism perpetrated in New York City. This act of cowardice and bigotry has no place in Islam. Our hearts go out to the innocent victims and their families.


ISD Condemns Terror Attack on Canadian Mosque


January 30, 2017

ISD condemns the terror attack on a Canadian mosque that killed six worshipers and wounded 17 others. We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.

We are working with law enforcement and taking extra security precautions in and around the Masjid. We ask that anyone from our community in Delaware who is effected by the recent travel ban or faces discrimination at work or school to contact us.


ISD Condemns the Terror Attack at Istanbul Airport


July 1, 2016

Islamic Society of Delaware offers it heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured in the terror attack at the Istanbul's Airport and express solidarity with the people of Turkey.

No religious tradition can ever justify nor condone such ruthless and senseless acts of violence. We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.


ISD Condemns the Shooting Attack in Orlando


June 12, 2016

Islamic Society of Delaware offers it heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed or injured in the monstrous attack at the Orlando Night Club.

No religious tradition can ever justify nor condone such ruthless and senseless acts of violence. ?We stand with the victims of this senseless act of violence and mourn with the families of the victims and pray for their ease and comfort during this time of difficulty.


ISD Condemns the San Bernardino Attack


December 9, 2015

The Islamic Society of Delaware condemns the horrific attack that took place at the Inland Regional Center in the city of San Bernardino on December 2, 2015.  We extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the families and loved ones of all those who lost their lives and ask Almighty Allah to grant full recovery to the injured and bless them with patience and strength.


ISD Condemns Terror Attacks


November 14, 2015

The Islamic Society of Delaware unequivocally condemns the terror attacks that happened in Paris and Beirut that took the lives of more than 150 innocent people and injured even more. We offer our sincere condolences and sympathies to all those affected by these tragedies, and pray for the patience and courage of both the French and Lebanese nations to handle this difficult time.


Delaware Muslims Saddened by Mina Incident


September 25, 2015

Muslims Community of Delaware is deeply saddened by the tragic incident at Mina on 10 of Dhul Hijjah, during which a large number of Hajj pilgrims lost their lives and several others suffered injuries.

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un
Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return

On behalf of the Islamic Society of Delaware we express our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased Hujjaj. May Almighty Allah SWT grant Shuhada of Mina, the highest status in Jannah and grant patience and strength to their families. We also pray for fast recovery of those injured in this most unfortunate incident. Allahumma Ameen.


ISD Expresses Solidarity with Belgium and Turkey


March 25, 2015

The Islamic Society of Delaware unequivocally condemns the tragic events that took place in Belgium and Turkey. We offer our sincere condolences and sympathies to all those affected by these tragedies, and pray for the patience and courage of both Belgian and Turkish citizens to handle this difficult time.

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