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Canadians Hold Rings of Peace and Interfaith Vigils for Sri Lanka Victims - About Islam

Canadians Hold Rings of Peace and Interfaith Vigils for Sri Lanka Victims

Canadian religious communities have been coming together in vigils to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday which took over 250 lives and left many injured “A human ‘Ring of Peace’ conveys the message that we stand together to guard a sacred place of worship,” said Imam Shabbir Ally …

US Muslim Group Calls for Day of Solidarity with People of Sri Lanka - About Islam

US Muslim Group Calls for Day of Solidarity with People of Sri Lanka

A leading North American Muslim organization announced Friday, April 26, as a “Day of Solidarity with people of Sri Lanka”, urging imams to share a unified appeal during their sermon. “We request the Imams and Khateebs to share this “Khutbah & Appeal” in their upcoming Friday Khutbah,” Javaid Siddiqi, President of the Islamic Circle of …

Sri Lanka Muslims Fast in Solidarity with Fellow Christians - About Islam

Sri Lanka Muslims Fast in Solidarity with Fellow Christians

A leading Sri Lankan Muslim group called on fellow Muslims to observe fasting on Thursday, April 25, in solidarity with their fellow Christians. “ACJU requests all Muslims to fast tomorrow (25th April) and pray to ease the current situation and for those who were affected in the recent terror attack,” the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulema, …

After Easter Deadly Attack, Backlash Fear Grips Sri Lanka Muslims - About Islam

After Easter Deadly Attack, Backlash Fear Grips Sri Lanka Muslims

Though the majority of Muslims condemned the terrorist attack targeting Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the government’s announcement that a radical Islamic group carried out the attacks has left Muslims in fear of backlash, News 18 reported. “Trust and faith of our people are shaken. Majority of the Muslims don’t subscribe to any kind of …

Eye on Sri Lanka: Islam, Muslims & Integration - About Islam

Eye on Sri Lanka: Islam, Muslims & Integration

Islam is a minority religion in the island nation of Sri Lanka which lies south of India in the Indian Ocean. The world’s fastest-growing and second largest religion, Islam, represents no more than 9.66% in Sri Lanka, which means 1,997,361 persons only out of the country’s 21.2 million population are Muslims, according to 2012 census. …

Sri Lanka: Muslims Fear Attacks During Friday Prayers - About Islam

Sri Lanka: Muslims Fear Attacks During Friday Prayers

KANDY – As Muslims worldwide perform their Friday prayer in peace, Sri Lanka Muslims fear being attacked during prayers, amid accusations that security forces are failing to take action against marauding mobs. “I am living in fear and could not sleep the whole night as all the men from my family have gone out to …



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