London, UK, July 7 – In the wake of today's attacks in London, Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain, the well known global Islamic political party, has issued a message to the Muslim community in Britain. Tens of thousands of copies of the message will be distributed at all major mosques across the UK after Friday prayers tomorrow and via the Internet.
The message outlines how the Muslim community should respond to the challenges it faces in the aftermath of the London attacks. While making it clear that Islam does not allow the harming of innocent civilians, the message reminds the Muslim community of the need to "come together with one voice", be ambassadors of Islam and speak the truth, even in difficult situations.
Dr Imran Waheed, the Representative of Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain, said, "Despite the intense scrutiny that our community will find itself under after these attacks, it is imperative that the Muslim community is not silenced about the colonialism of western governments."
"It is lamentable that some politicians and commentators are apportioning blame for these attacks on Muslims, without evidence, as Muslims rightfully feel that they have far greater experience of being the victims rather than the perpetrators of terror."
Notes to Editors:
Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain is the UK branch of Hizb ut-Tahrir, a global independent Islamic political party. The global leader of Hizb ut-Tahrir, Ata Abu Rushta, is in the Muslim world. The party works throughout the Islamic world to resume the Islamic way of life by re-establishing the Islamic Khilafah [Caliphate].
Imran Waheed – Media Representative
Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain