FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TORONTO, March 20, 2010 – The North American Spiritual Revival (NASR) condemns yesterday’s act of vandalism against the Waterloo mosque of the Muslim Society of Waterloo and Wellington Counties. On Friday, the walls of the local Waterloo mosque were spray-painted with offensive symbols and slogans and windows were broken in the women’s prayer area.
“Acts of vandalism or hate against any house of worship must be soundly condemned” said Dr. Khuram Rajput, President of NASR. “As a pluralistic society, Canadians must work together to encourage positive dialogue among us all and to discourage acts of hate.”
The NASR calls upon local security officials to swiftly investigate and bring the individuals responsible for this hate crime to justice. This has been the second publicly reported attack on an Islamic place
of worship in the GTA in two months.
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