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150,000 Australian Muslims to Pray For Gaza

MEDIA RELEASE 24 July 2014 Australian Muslims stand in solidarity with Palestinians Australia’s Muslim community is outraged at Israel’s mass murder of civilians in Gaza. United in their grief and concern for the escalating conflict in Gaza, Muslim communities across Australia will hold a Prayer Vigil at 8pm tonight as they gather at mosques. It is expected that approximately 150,000 people across the country will join the Prayer Vigil. The community is deeply disturbed by the Australian government’s silence. Sixteen days on and the international community, including Australia, remains largely silent as the Israeli army continues its deadly assault on Gaza. Over 650 innocent women,...

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Media Release: Dr Abraham Asaroglu apology to Ozen family

PRESS RELEASE 07 April 2013 Auburn-Gallipoli Mosque would like to express its heartfelt sympathies to the Ozen family who lost a family member and the NSW Police Force who lost a dear colleague, and subsequently held the funeral prayers at the Mosque. It is the practice in Auburn-Gallipoli Mosque to conduct the funeral prayers in the presence of the closed casket in the forecourt of the Mosque. The funeral prayers are very similar to other Muslim prayers and require prayers to pray in unison in the guidance of the Imam with direct reference to the deceased. On the 8th of March 2013, regular Friday prayers that are always held at the Mosque at around 1.00pm coincided with the prominent...

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Arakanese refugee camp by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation / Creative Commons

Rohingya Muslims call for global “day of action”

In a press release, eleven Rohingya Muslim organizations, in Burma and nations throughout Europe and Asia, have called for a “peaceful global day of action” on November 8th in order to save lives in Burma’s heavily persecuted Rohingya Muslim community. The organizations, including: the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO); the Rohingya League for Democracy Burma (RLDB); and the Burmese Rohingya Community in Australia (BRCA), among others, are specifically calling on individuals and organizations to organize and support peaceful demonstrations at Burmese embassies throughout the world demanding: support for a UN peacekeeping force; free access to Rohingya areas for delivery of...

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