Perspective: True Muslims condemn terrorism | Arsalan Khan


Perspective: True Muslims condemn terrorism | Arsalan Khan

Fifteen years ago, atrocities took place on Sept. 11, 2001, that are unforgettable. Truly the Sept. 11 attacks were ones that would lead to a change in the course of history in the U.S. as we know it.

As an Ahmadi Muslim, I continue to condemn those who are misusing the name of Islam and people whose acts lead others to believe that Islam provokes violence.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community launched a campaign, True Islam, to portray the real picture and message of Islam ( The community also continues to organize hundreds of blood drives across the nation and has thus far collected over 40,000 pints of blood under the Muslims for Life campaign (

As an American and Muslim, I continue to pray for those who lost their lives on that dreaded day. I also commend the bravery of the first responders and in their remembrance participate in these blood drives and fight to end the extremism that caused this tragedy.


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