Ahmadiyya Muslims Strike Again
- Mubarak Bashir serves as Director of Faith Outreach and the Youth President for the Rochester Chapter, and says through the event, they want to show that there is no conflict between Islam and American values.
"As Muslims we're going to show the true picture of Islam and give our blood to save lives, when you have those who claim to be Muslim, that are taking innocent lives."
The Ahmadiyya, who "view themselves as leading the revival and peaceful propagation of Islam," are not at all orthodox; in fact, "[m]any mainstream Muslims consider Ahmadi Muslims as either kafirs or heretics" and "in many Islamic countries the Ahmadis have been defined as heretics and non-Muslim and subjected to persecution and often systematic oppression."
Here is what the orthodox Islamic Center of Rochester, which serves a community so large that they hold two Friday prayers, or so I am told, was doing that same day:
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