Muslims Against Terrorism
First Anti-Terrorism NGO in the World for Global Peace and Justice
(Founded in Calgary on January 11, 1998)
To be the leading Muslim organization in the world for creating awareness about the dangers of terrorism and it's various causes such as oppression, exploitation and injustice, and unite people to stop terrorism.
To become a member please send email to M-A-T.ORG
Date: April 19, 2013
For Immediate Release
MAT and ISCC Strongly Condemn the Boston Marathon Attacks
The Islamic Supreme Council of Canada (www.iscc.ca) and the Muslims Against Terrorism (www.m-a-t.org) strongly condemn todays terrorism during the Boston Marathon. Those who committed these heinous crimes must be punished to the full extent of the law. Our hearts go out to the victims of this tragedy. The Canadian Muslim community stands shoulder to shoulder with the American brothers and sisters at this difficult time., said Imam Syed Soharwardy, the founder of Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and the Muslims Against Terrorism.
The members and the executive councils of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and the Muslims Against Terrorism offer deep condolences to the families of the victims. We are all united to fight terrorism and extremism. The unity among peace loving people of all faiths will be the most important weapon against the terrorists and the extremists. We will never let the terrorists succeed.
Please contact Imam Syed Soharwardy at 416-994-5467 OR 403-831-6330 OR toll free 1-866-77-ISLAM.
1. To work with the western media in providing Muslim perspectives on issues related to Terrorism.
2. To establish and strengthen the working relationships with the non-Muslim communities especially Christian community, and help them in understanding the issues and problems of Muslim community.
3. To work with other Muslim organizations in order to stop terrorism.
4. To provide assistance to the victims of terrorism.
Date: January 8, 2010
ISCC affiliated Imams Issue Important Fatwa
Attack on Canada and the United States is Attack on Muslims
Over 10 million Muslims Live in North America
FATWA (religious edict)
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
the undersigned Imams, are issuing the following Fatwa in order to guide the Muslims
of North America regarding the attacks on
"Let there among you be a group that summon to all that is beneficial commands what is proper and forbids what is improper; they are the ones who will prosper." (3:104)
"Believing men and believing women are protecting friends of one another; they enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong; they perform salat and give zakat..." (9:71)
"Those who, if We establish them in the land (with authority), establish regular prayers and practice regular charity and enjoin the right and forbid the wrong..." (22:41)
Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said in a Hadith;
"When people see a wrong-doer and do nothing to stop him, they may well be visited by God with a punishment."
Therefore, it is an obligation upon us (Imams) to
inform all Muslims around the world that Muslims in
In fact, the constitutions of the
any attack on
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Date: April 22, 2013
For Immediate Release
MAT and ISCC Strongly Condemn the Alleged Plot of Terrorism in Canada
The Islamic Supreme Council of Canada (www.iscc.ca) and the Muslims Against Terrorism (www.m-a-t.org) strongly condemn the alleged plot of terrorism in Canada. Based upon the media reports today two persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly planning to attack Via Rail in the GTA.
We are grateful to those Muslims who helped the law enforcement agencies for exposing such a plot. This was their Islamic and the Canadian duty. It was the right thing to do, said Imam Syed Soharwardy.
We are glad that the terrorism was caught and stopped by our law enforcement agencies. We are thankful for their hard work and keeping Canada safe. We also urge the media not to use this incident to badmouth about the Canadian Muslims and our faith Islam. These suspects will be facing justice and if they are proven guilty of their crimes they will be punished.
For questions, please contact Imam Syed Soharwardy at 416-994-5467 OR 403-831-6330 OR toll free 1-866-77-ISLAM.