|Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini, founder and director of |
the Islamic Educational Center of Orange County in Costa Mesa
Yup. So the next time you hear how the Muslims all cheered when the towers went down, remember this:
"Bin Laden was never a Muslim leader. ... The attacks on our people on Sept. 11 were the result of his twisted ideology," said Ameena Mirza Qazi, deputy director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Greater Los Angeles.And of course, informed Monster Island readers know that there are fatwa against terrorism.
Muzammil Siddiqi, religious director of Islamic Society of Orange County said: "Islam is totally against terrorism, totally against violence," and bin Laden's death has "brought a sense of relief for all of us.
"We hope this chapter that began 10 years ago will close and a new chapter will begin," he added. "We want to live together in peace and harmony."