THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSLIMS OF INDIAN ORIGIN (AFMI)
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American Muslims of Indian origin condemns Malegaon blasts
Farmington, Michigan: The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (USA & Canada) has condemned the
barbaric attack that claimed atleast 38 lives near a mosque in the Malegaon city of Maharashtra. AFMI condemns this dastardly act of violence and urges the Indian government to act swiftly in bringing the perpetrators to justice.
"On behalf of AFMI, I want to extend our deepest sympathies to the victims of the attacks in Malegaon and their families. This was a cowardly act of violence clearly aimed at innocent civilians," said
Akram Syed, President of AFMI.
"AFMI urges the Indian government to take prompt action in apprehending the perpetrators of these heinous crimes and in bringing them to justice. We also urge the people of India to maintain peace and not to fall prey to the machinations of those who promote hate and want to create disunity in the country, " he added.
The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin, is a North American based grassroots organization, dedicated to socio-economic and educational development of Muslims and other underprivileged masses in India.
[9 September 2006]
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