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Implores unity against extremism in this holy month of Ramadan

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA extends its deepest condolences to the loved ones of the two good Samaritans who lost their lives on Friday evening, May 26. Reports indicate a 35- year-old white male harassed two teen girls when the two good Samaritans intervened to stop him. At that point, the known suspect stabbed both to death and injured a third person.

“Our hearts go out to the families of those who lost their lives standing up for what is right. May God give them comfort, justice, and patience in this difficult time,” said Dr. Nasim Rehmatullah, national vice president for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. “We are deeply concerned with the unprecedented levels of anti-Muslim hate crimes in America today.”

To combat extremism and misinformation, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has launched the True Islam education campaign at We invite all our fellow Americans to sign up as a #MuslimAlly at the website. Then, join us for coffee and cake to build bridges of understanding and dialogue to overcome hate and extremism.

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