Young Muslims praised for selling poppies on streets of South Yorkshire


The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) says more than 30 of its members have been supporting the Poppy Appeal by collecting in high streets, railway stations and stadiums around the region.The organisation claims to have raised more than £200,000 for the cause during its 10-year partnership with the Royal British Legion.
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, said: "Muslims are obliged to be loyal to the country in which they live.
"Honouring those who fought to defend and safeguard one's country is an important principle of Islam and in fact is an important principle of peace – especially when it is carried out with a sincere heart and for the sake of winning God’s pleasure."

Read more at: www.thestar.co.uk/our-towns-and-cities/sheffield/young-musli

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