Who speaks for Islam in the name of peace?

April 26, 2013

After years of conflict and killing in the Middle East, Europe and now here, I would like to know who speaks for the nonviolent Muslims?

Have they a leadership or a voice that reaches the media? Do they fear reprisals by those whom they should castigate?

I keep a close watch on the news, both on television and in print, but I am unaware of anyone of that faith decrying the killings perpetrated by the region's radicals.

I wish they would speak up. Otherwise they run the risk of people dropping the word "radical" from the phrase "Muslim radicals" and painting the entire religion with the same brush.

Tom Foster, Parkville

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