16 Dec Muslim Youth Group Condemns Attack on Children
Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association categorically condemns the terrorist attack on a children’s school
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), an auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, categorically condemns the brutal and viscous attack on Peshawar Government schools in Peshawar, Pakistan, which has reportedly taken 150 innocent lives.
The AMYA has a long track record of promoting education for all boys and girls, and this attack on innocent youth seeking education, and their teachers, is heart wrenching and inexcusable.
“We condemn the senseless murder of these innocent children in Peshawar and express our heartfelt condolences to the families,” said Dr. Bilal Rana, President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association. “In a world of so much good, it is heart wrenching to see such evil. May justice be swift.”
As a response, the AMYA will launch a letter writing campaign to condemn this act. Children and youth of the AMYA refuse to remain silent and will raise their voice for their fellow youth and their right to an education and safety.
About Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association:
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is a nationwide youth group that works with young Muslim men and boys around the country. The association serves as the young men and boys auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Officially established in the United States in 1939, AMYA is one of the earliest Muslim Youth organizations in the United States.
AMYA is a dynamic and vibrant association serving not only the needs of its members but of its local communities and nation. The association is comprised of more than 3,000 men and boys aged 7 to 40, spread across 70 local chapters. Previous members of AMYA include Grammy Award winning artists and Pulitzer Prize winning journalists. AMYA is headquartered in Silver Springs MD.
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