IONA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Attack on Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza
The Islamic Organization of North America (IONA) strongly condemns and is deeply saddened and outraged by the horrific massacre perpetrated by the Israeli government as it launched a devastating bombing campaign on the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza. This abhorrent act has resulted in the tragic loss of over 500 innocent lives, among them children, women, doctors, and nurses. The hospital, once a place of healing, has been transformed into a heartbreaking graveyard.
IONA Endorses the Imams Council of Michigan’s Statement on the Ongoing Violence in the Middle East
The Islamic Organization of North America (IONA) endorses the statement issued by the Imams Council of Michigan (ICM) regarding the ongoing violence and loss of innocent lives in the Middle East. Imam Mustapha Elturk, Ameer of IONA and a dedicated member of the ICM, stands with the Council to express their profound sorrow and grief over the tragic loss of innocent lives in the ongoing conflict.
“The loss of innocent lives, including children, women, and civilians, is a tragedy that deeply saddens our hearts,” said Imam Elturk.
Iona Endorses Imam Council of Michigan's Statement on Abortion
Imam Mustapha Elturk, Ameer of the Islamic Organization of North America (IONA, a past Co-chair of the Imams Council of Michigan, led a committee of Imams charged with issuing a statement on Abortion. The Committee consisted of Imam Mwafak Algalaieni of Grand Blanc Islamic Center and member of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America (AMJA), Imam Sayyid Mohammed Baqer al-Qazwini of the Islamic Institute of America, Imam Mohamed Almasmari of the Muslim Unity Center, and Imam Dawud Walid, the Executive Director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI). All schools of thought, including the Ja’fari school of thought, were considered while the committee discussed the abortion issue…
IONA's objective is to help the Muslims of North America understand and fulfill their divinely ordained obligations, in order to please Allah (SWT) and thereby achieve success and salvation in the Hereafter.