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Dunedin mosque imam’s resignation prompts urgent meeting

The imam of Dunedin’s mosque has resigned, prompting an urgent community meeting ”to present what has led to this development”. Sheikh Asrarul Haque Obaidullah was the imam of Masjid Al-Huda but resigned on June 16 and had his last day in the role on June 20. A statement from the Otago Muslim Association following the… Continue reading Dunedin mosque imam’s resignation prompts urgent meeting

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Christchurch imam calls for an annual “WAR” memorial event for March 15 victims

A memorial event should be held every year to remember the 51 people killed during the Christchurch mosque shootings, says one of the city’s imams who survived the attacks. Tens of thousands are expected to attend a national remembrance service in Hagley Park on March 15 on the first anniversary of New Zealand’s worst ever… Continue reading Christchurch imam calls for an annual “WAR” memorial event for March 15 victims

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Muslims don’t want March 15 memorial service: ‘We want to move on’

Muslims celebrate victories, not defeats. They celebrate the conquest of Medina and Mecca, and various battles. They are out in force to celebrate 911, and they still are out in Auckland domain to celebrate the defeat of the Allies at Gallipoli each year. But it’s not what they say they want that counts, but it’s… Continue reading Muslims don’t want March 15 memorial service: ‘We want to move on’