As an organisation committed to the equality and dignity of all people, Al-Qudwa Institute mourns the death of George Floyd, who was killed May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America.
In the words of Hussayn ibn Ali, “Those who are silent when others are oppressed are guilty of oppression themselves.” Therefore, we feel compelled to speak out on the grave racial inequity in the distribution of justice not just in the United States, but globally.
These lessons on racial prejudice help us to understand the demands that Islam makes upon individuals to uphold justice and oaths, transcending all bonds of family and society. Islam categorically opposes all forms of racism and we stand with all of those campaigning for justice and equality.
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