|For Immediate Release:
June 15, 2021
Edmonton Mosque Vandalized With Symbol of Hate
National Canadian Muslim Community shocked to learn of swastika spray-painted on Baitul Hadi Mosque
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is deeply troubled and concerned to learn that the Baitul Hadi Mosque in Edmonton was vandalized with a Swastika symbol.
As the community is still healing from the grief of the attack on an innocent Muslim family in London, members of the congregation were saddened to see this symbol of hatred on their mosque.
It has been reported that following the London attack, several other acts of vandalism and trespassing have taken place at mosques in different parts of Canada.
“We are deeply disturbed by the rising acts of violence against the Muslim community,” said Nasir Butt, Imam of the Baitul Hadi Mosque. “This is not the way of Canadians, and we must work together to combat anti-Muslim sentiment.”
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada has built mosques across the country to build bridges with Canadians. These mosques serve as a source of community gathering, peace, acceptance and
About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is a dynamic, fast-growing international Muslim community. Founded in 1889, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long-awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India. The Community believes that God sent Ahmad, like Jesus, to end religious wars, condemn bloodshed and reinstitute morality, justice and peace.