He Was A Hated Individual
Muslims praise Bin Laden's death.
Members of Florida's Muslim community say they're thankful to hear of the news of Osama Bin Laden's death, calling it a victory for peace and justice.
In a press release, the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida issued the following statement:
"It is with great happiness that we celebrate the recent news of the elimination of the threat of Osama bin Laden. We commend the members of our Armed Forces and intelligence community in their extraordinary efforts to bring justice against those who threaten our freedoms."
"We as Americans are hopeful that the significance of this development begins to bring comfort to all the families and individuals who have suffered so gravely from acts of terror domestically and abroad."
"We remain committed to the peaceful coexistence between all members of the human family and stand with them against all those who threaten that peace. We pray that God will continue to bring solace to those who have lost so much from the tragedy of terrorism and violence and will continue to give us strength moving forward in the pursuit of justice."