Bosnian Muslims in North America on Utah Mass Murder
by Emir Ramić, Bajram ef. Mulić
The Center for Islamic Pluralism fully supports the following statement addressed to the Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, regarding the recent tragedy there. CIP recommends prayers, and donations to a fund for the families of the victims.
Stephen Sulejman Schwartz
Mr. Rocky Anderson
Dear Mayor Anderson,
On behalf of the Congress of North American Bosniaks (CNAB) and the Islamic Association of Bosniaks of North America (IABNA) we wish to offer you, the families, friends and neighbors of the innocent victims, as well as the people of the State of Utah and of the United States of America, the sentiments of deep sorrow and most sincere condolences for the tragic loss of your dearest and for the tragic loss of precious human lives.
The Congress of North American Bosniaks and the Islamic Association of Bosniaks of North America wish to advise that this crime committed by Sulejman Talović ought not to be construed to be in any way associated with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosniaks or Islam.
Please allow us to emphasize that the Bosniaks respect and cherish the United States of America and the American people who have opened the door to their new home during, and following, their struggle for survival.
The Islamic Asociation of Bosniaks of North America, will explore establishing a fund for the families of those senselessly murdered.
Prof. Emir Ramić
Dr. Bajram ef. Mulić