Yahya Hendi’s statement regarding the Bombings of the London
on the 7th of July
I wanted to take this
opportunity to express my deepest sympathy for the Citizens of
the United Kingdom and the world for the loss of many of its
innocent sons and daughters due to the barbaric brutal cruelty,
murder and terror bombings that rocked London’s public
transportation on the 7th of July.
Such acts of terror betray
the very great values that have to shape our relationships as
members in the human family. The massacre of innocent people
will serve no cause except the cause of divisive voices of evil
and must fully be rejected by all people of conscience.
On behalf of all of those
with whom I work and serve here in the USA or worldwide, I
extend my sincere condolences to the families who have suffered
in this tragedy and pray for patience and protection of our
I call on my fellow Muslims
to adhere to the value of the human life as revealed to us in
the Holy Qur’an and as taught to us by Prophet Muhammad.
Muhammad said: “None of you truly believes till he wishes for his fellow human what
he wishes for himself.” We all must speak with one voice
to empower the voiceless and offer shelter to homeless
irrespective of geopolitical, ethnic or religious background.
We, Muslims must reject any form of violence in the name of our
great religion of peace, Islam.
I also call upon all human
beings to join those Muslims interested in promoting universal
values and common good. Our objective must be of three folds:
Politics of justice, economics of equity and covenant of
Now is our
chance as members in one human family to unite
in our efforts to confront violence and build peace for the
planet with which The Almighty Almighty entrusted us.