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Muslim group to issue hate crime support after killing of David Amess MP
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Muslim group to issue hate crime support after killing of David Amess MP

Zara Mohammed, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said that mosques in and around Southend were devastated by the killing of the local MP and they had regarded him as a member of their family. Britain’s leading Muslim organisation is to issue new guidance to help British Somalis and other individuals and mosques deal with any incidents of hatred emerging in the aftermath of Sir David Amess’s death. This is a heinous crime and we utterly condemn it, Mohammed said. Nobody in the local Muslim community could believe how anybody could brutally murder anyone, never mind Sir David, who was so engaged with them. But she added there was definitely an apprehension for Muslim communities at this time after it emerged that Ali Harbi Ali, the 25-year-old man arrested on suspici...