Fiji Muslim League urging Fijians to refrain from spreading false news
March 16, 2019 12:26 pm
The Fiji Muslim League is urging people to refrain from spreading suspect accounts of Fijians affected.
This is in the wake of the killing spree in Christchurch.
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National President, Hafizud Dean Khan in a statement says that they have ongoing liaison with the respective authorities and family members on the ground to assess the condition of any Fijian Muslims, who may have been victims.
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Khan is urging people that in light of this to refrain from spreading invalidated reports of Fijians affected either via social media or other sources.
He says this false news only adds to the stress and suffering experienced by family members and loved ones.
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Meanwhile, the Fiji Muslim League is calling on all its members to hold special prayers at all mosques and centers for all the victims of the Christchurch shooting.
WATCH: A spontaneous, powerful prayer from mourners gathering to honour the victims and those still fighting for their lives after the horrific terror attack in Christchurch. #9News pic.twitter.com/p5GfEkXCNL
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Khan has also conveyed the league’s condolences to all members of the Muslim community in NZ, who have lost their loved ones to this cowardly and heinous act of violence.
In addition, the League has commended the Prime Minister of New Zealand for her inclusive stance in assuring people in her country, from all backgrounds and religions, that they are part of that beautiful country.
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