Press Release Condemning the Newspaper's Attack in Paris

Press release issued by the Islamic Centres in Ireland condemning the atrocious attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris

In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful

We, the Islamic organizations named below, condemn in the strongest terms the attack perpetrated on the 7th January 2015 on the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris. 

This horrendous attack cannot be justified under any circumstances.

We repudiate and dissociate ourselves from any group or individual who commits such brutal acts. We refuse to allow our faith to be held hostage by the criminal actions of tiny minority acting outside the teachings of Islam.

We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.

8th January 2015 


  • Islamic Foundation of Ireland
  • Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland
  • Muslim Association of Ireland
  • Galway Islamic Centre
  • Cork Islamic Cultural Centre
  • Dundalk Islamic Centre
  • Al-Mustafa Islamic Educational and Cultural Centre

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