President Masood condemns Christchurch terror attack

Sardar Masood Khan’ President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has strongly condemned the harrowing massacre of Muslims at Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand and term it as an act of terrorism, xenophobia and racism.

“New Zealand will take years to heal its wounds. The world must agree on a strategy to fight Islamaphobia”, he wrote in a post on Twitter in his reaction on Christchurch incident where forty-nine people have been shot dead and 48 others injured during Friday prayers.

The Islamaphobia is much more pernicious and widespread than the anti-Semitism, Khan said and added that Muslims becoming targets of terrorism all over the world and now in most peaceful nations.

“It is a wakeup call for the world community to take notice of the persistent events of barbarism against Muslims in different parts of the world,” he emphasized.

The President said that Muslims are being killed in Kashmir and Palestine and they are being dubbed as terrorists, although they are fighting for their fundamental rights. He said that thoughts and prayers of people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir are with the victims and their distressed families.

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