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8th May 2014

MAB Condemns the Kidnappings in Nigeria

More than 200 girls were kidnapped over three weeks ago from their boarding school in the north-eastern state of Borno in Nigeria. Boko Haram militants have claimed responsibility for these kidnappings.

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) expressed its deepest regret and sorrow for the kidnapped girls and their families. It further urged the kidnappers to release the girls into safe custody of authorities so that they reunite with their families without any further harm and distress.

MAB President Dr Omer El-Hamdoon today spoke about his upset: “It is indeed such an awful crime to be committed against any civilian. And it is worse to see that a Muslim would do such an act; as the teachings of Islam are totally against this.”

 

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Muslim Association of Britain

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Notes to Editors:MAB is a British organisation dedicated to serving society through promoting Islam in its spiritual teachings, ideological and civilising concepts, and moral and human values. MAB has local branches across the UK that provide a wide range of events and activities.

MAB actively seeks to dispel the misconceptions about Muslims and helps to act as a bridge to promote better understanding between the UK and the Muslim World.

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