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Muslim youth group condemns shooting in Copenhagen
From a press release
2015-02-15

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association ( AMYA ), an auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, categorically condemns today's unconscionable shooting in Copenhagen and offers its prayers and support for the citizens of Denmark and all peace-loving people around the world.

"We are deeply pained to know that another shooting has taken place," said Dr. Bilal Rana, President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association. "We need more words, not bullets, to make this world a safer and more peaceful place to live."

As a response, the AMYA will launch a letter writing campaign to condemn this act and continue to advocate for the free and appropriate exercise of speech.

About Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association:

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association ( AMYA ) is a nationwide youth group that works with young Muslim men and boys around the country. The association serves as the young men and boys auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Officially established in the United States in 1939, AMYA is one of the earliest Muslim Youth organizations in the United States.

AMYA is a dynamic and vibrant association serving not only the needs of its members but of its local communities and nation. The association is comprised of more than 3,000 men and boys aged 7 to 40, spread across 70 local chapters. Previous members of AMYA include Grammy Award winning artists and Pulitzer Prize winning journalists. AMYA is headquartered in Silver Springs MD.


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