Islamic Council Of Victoria Statement On Melbourne Terror Raids

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4th August 2009, 01:14pm - Views: 485
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Islamic Council of Victoria Statement on Melbourne Terror Raids

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) has urged for calm in the wake of the police
raids in Melbourne overnight.

President Ramzi Elsayed said the ICV has is confident that the police
investigation will be carried to the highest probative standard.

"The ICV also expects that the police will respect the legal rights of the
people arrested in this morning's operation" he said.

"The ICV urged the media to respect the privacy and dignity of the families
concerned in today's operation."

The Islamic Council of Victoria Vice President, Sherene Hassan, also
welcomes Victoria Police Commissioner Simon Overland's comments that
Muslims in no way approve or support any kind of terrorist activities and are
valued members of our community.

"The ICV has a strong relationship with both the Victoria Police and the
Australian Federal Police and we look forward to continue working with them
in the future," she said



For comment/interview please contact Islamic Council of Victoria Vice
President Sherene Hassan on 0411 485 518.



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