Press Release Date: 
February 12, 2015
For Immediate Release Contact:
Safwan Choudhry - Spokesperson 


Canadian Muslim Community mourns the murder of Muslim college students from North Carolina University.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada mourns with the families of the slain Chapel Hill Students. 

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada mourns with the families of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and sister, Razan Abu-Salha. These innocent students were murdered on February 10, 2015, in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. Some reports suggest that the murders may be a targeted anti-Muslim hate crime. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this senseless act of violence, their families and their loved ones. We pray “Surely we belong to God and to God, we shall return”. 

In the wake of this heinous crime, Lal Khan Malik, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada reminded the community in the following words, “In light of the incident in North Carolina, USA, we Canadians must remain united against intolerance and bigotry”, he went on to add “those who seek to divide us with fear and hate must never succeed.”


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