In the wake of the shootings in Orlando, Florida, USA, Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS, leader of the Dawoodi Bohra Community, strongly condemns this act of violence. Syedna Fakhruddin prays for the families of the victims, and that God give them forbearance in the face of this tragedy. He unequivocally condemns ideologies that lead to extremism, intolerance, bigotry, and racism. Syedna reiterates that Islam is a religion of peace, tolerance and compassion – it is a religion of rehmat according to the Holy Qur’an. Syedna Fakhruddin hopes and urges that Muslims and all communities, all across the world, will unite in solidarity to fight the forces which seek to undermine peace, goodwill, and the universal spirit of humanity and brotherhood.