St. Louis Muslim Council condemns Paris attacks - KMOV.com

St. Louis Muslim Council condemns Paris attacks

Posted: Updated:
People gather in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, to mourn for the victims killed in Friday's attacks in Paris. French President Francois Hollande said more than 120 people died Friday night in shootings at Paris cafes. People gather in Hong Kong, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, to mourn for the victims killed in Friday's attacks in Paris. French President Francois Hollande said more than 120 people died Friday night in shootings at Paris cafes.

(KMOV.com) – The Muslim Council of Greater St. Louis issued a statement on Saturday condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of over 120 lives. Hundreds of people are injured and some critically. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.”

The statement went on to stay: “We stand firmly with the world to denounce this cowardly act on humanity. The terrorists all over the world do not represent any faith, nation, or ideology; they are the face of evil.”

The Muslim Council of Greater St. Louis says that the “heart-wrenching details from Paris may make us feel helpless,” and they say we must “believe strength is in standing together to fight terrorism. We stand with all the nations to renounce these acts of violence and efforts to protect the sanctity of life and property.”

The statement was issued by Ghazala Hayat, the Chair of the Public Relations Committee for the organization.

Powered by Frankly