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NY: Muslims Offer Condolences to U.K. Consul-General

(NEW YORK, NY, 7/21/05) – The New York office of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) organized a meeting today between British Consul-General in New York Sir Philip Thomas and New York Muslim leaders. The Muslim leaders met with Sir Philip and signed the book of condolences for the recent terror attacks in London. They discussed Muslim condemnation of the attacks and expressed solidarity with the British people. “Muslims around the world stand in sympathy and solidarity with all those affected by this tragedy,” said CAIR-NY Executive Director Wissam Nasr, who participated in today’s meeting. Groups expressing their condolences included CAIR-NY, and: Arab Muslim American Federation ICNA-Relief Arab American Association Masjid Abideen Masjid Beit Al-Jannah Islamic Cultural Center of New York Mid-Manhattan Mosque Masjid Alhamdulilah Masjid Rahman Bosnian-Herzogovinian Muslim Center Muslim American Society-NY South Asian American Leaders of Tomorrow National Association of Muslim Lawyers The Sikh Coalition, United American Muslim Association CONTACT: CAIR-NY, Wissam Nasr (917) 751-1017


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