Imam of the Islamic Centre on the Paris Attacks
Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri, Imam of the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre and Chair of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council condemned the attacks in Paris.
Shaykh Al-Qadri said: “My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris and every other place on earth plagued by sick men with weapons and bombs. Terrorists have no religion whatsoever. Their religion is intolerance hatred for Peace. The news from Paris is very frightening. May God be with us all against all types of extremism and terrorism.“
Shaykh Al-Qadri added that the perpetrators of these attacks are an enemy to Islam and all humanity. It is not only distorted religious ideology that contribute to terrorism but also other social and political factors. The cancerous ideology of Daesh (ISIS) can only be defeated with a collective approach by Muslim leadership and politicians.
Shaykh Al-Qadri also spoke on the 9pm News on 14 November 2015 live on the Paris Attacks