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Edifying statement on the Islamic State (IS) group

Introduction

Recently the media has contained numerous reports about the actions attributed to a group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS). The Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) feel it necessary to educate the public on Islamic values, to prevent the public from conflating Islam with extreme acts.

As an organisation, iERA has been at the forefront in calling Muslims in the UK to reach out to the wider community and allay their fears and misconceptions about Islam and Muslims. We have consistently encouraged Muslims to appreciate and contribute to their presence by sharing this message of mercy, compassion and forgiveness. This is why we believe it is important to shed some light on what life under Islamic governance should look like as witnessed by over a thousand years of history.

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