American Muslims raise 170 000 dollars in
- A group of American Muslims has more than $ 170,000 (156 000 euro) collected for the families of the victims of the shooting in San Bernardino. The action was originally intended as a gesture of charity, such as the Koran requires. But when it became clear that the perpetrators of the massacre had jihadist motives, the collection turned into a letter of support from the Muslim victims.
The collection went with dizzying speed in the days after the attack, which took fourteen lives. Every hour came in 1000 dollars, calculated The Washington Post Thursday.,null, We want to respond to evil with good, as our faith dictates us, and make a powerful gesture of compassion, '' says the organization's statement.