Our response to injustices in the name of Islam (Friday Khutbah)



Friday Khutbah, December 19, 2014 at Kanata Muslim Association

Sadly, human suffering is a daily reality on our planet and humans are responsible in many instances. When this suffering is done by people claiming to be Muslims who try to justify their acts in the name of Islam, how should we respond? We discuss the Peshawar Attack and Sydney Siege, and what we should do as believers.

Our response to injustices in the name of Islam (Runs 29:22 ~ 7 MB)

See also:

Khutbah Lecture Summary – Dec. 19, 2014


Opinion: 9/11 – Muslims have faced an increasing level of violence (The Montreal Gazette)

By Sikander Hashmi, Special to The Gazette
September 11, 2012

Eleven years ago today, I headed to my room after attending classes at North America’s oldest Islamic seminary, in Cornwall, Ont. I switched on the radio, as I usually would, to listen to the morning news. What I heard changed my world.

It was a day of shock and bewilderment. That night, our principal unequivocally condemned the attacks, sending a clear message to students that the attacks were unacceptable according to the teachings of our faith.

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