Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Dr. Muhammad Al-Issa condemns California Synagogue Shooting, announcing the Muslim world League demand of protecting followers of different religions as well as their houses of worship.
Al-Issa denounced California Synagogue Shooting and all the previous terrorist crimes including shooting two mosques in New Zealand and churches in Sri Lanka, highlighting that terrorism doesn’t belong to any religion, offering condolences to a number of Jewish religious leaders in New York.
He stressed that evil powers are active in the absence of the influential role of good powers in terms of their humanitarian and intellectual values, which reflect wisdom and moderation,
He pointed out the importance of protecting the followers of different religions and their houses of worship and not to disparage them, underlining that the religious slogans worth to be respected and not to practice any method of provocation and excitement towards any of them.
On the other hand, Al-Issa signed an agreement with Rabbi Arthur Schneier, the Founder and President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and Senior Rabbi of Park East Synagogue on Monday to unite their efforts for the protection of religious sites around the world, emphasize the importance of religions followers to cooperate in confronting extremism, violence, and hatred, and assert that such acts only represent the extremists and terrorists, as well as highlight the importance of the complete distinction between religions and politics and that any religion in its abstract identification and description doesn’t adopt any political direction.
The agreement comes to affirm the concordant message of the Muslim World League in face of all methods of extremism and defeat the perpetrators of strife; where it stresses the importance of understanding that Allah who created us different and diversity and distancing religion from any passive exploitation or political slogans.
It’s noteworthy that the Islamic World League has recently been active in the face of the extremism voices through many international initiatives and conferences targeting the communication and dialogue with the followers of different religions and cultures, including its initiative towards the Holocaust, when it confirmed its condemnation of this crime, noting that its moral situation does not carry any political connotations, because the league does not engage in any political action, according to its vision, mission, and objectives.