14 June 2016
Attention: news editors, ethnic media, interfaith media, social affairs and community writers
The Islamic Council of Victoria expresses its shock at the shootings in Orlando yesterday, which killed fifty people.
This despicable act demonstrates the devastating consequences of bigotry and highlights its dangers when it goes unchecked.
ICV spokesperson, Kuranda Seyit, said today, “Our condolences and sympathies go to the families of the victims. We condemn all acts of violence. Sadly, the shooting in Orlando reminds us that we must remain vigilant and work together as a global community to speak out against bigotry and intolerance.”
For further information or media inquiries contact ICV media spokesperson Kuranda Seyit: 0412 318 045 / email@example.com