IONA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Attack on Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza
[Warren, 10-17-2023] — 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.
This barbaric and heinous attack on civilians in Gaza is an affront to the principles of humanity and must
be condemned by all people of conscience. We call on individuals, institutions, and governments across
the world to unite in strong condemnation of this act of violence.
We urge the Biden administration to exercise its influence and employ diplomatic means to pressure the
Israeli government to halt the ongoing violence, thereby bringing an end to the conflict that has caused
Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to the families of the victims, who are enduring
unimaginable pain and loss. In these trying times, we fervently pray for an end to the ongoing carnage
and for the establishment of lasting peace in the region.
IONA remains committed to advocating for justice, peace, and the well-being of all individuals. We
stand in solidarity with the innocent victims and their families, and we will continue our efforts to
promote a world where such senseless violence has no place.
IONA’s mission is to transform its members and help transform the surrounding communities to righteous, God-fearing people, who collectively strive for the highest moral standard and constantly seek forgiveness from our Creator to earn His pleasure. We seek His compassion and mercy in this life and in the hereafter. We rejuvenate our soul through internal struggle and spiritual exercise in worship of our creator God. The strength of our belief in God gives us the courage to establish good and forbid evil, thus promoting a system of justice for all mankind.