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Dayton Mercy Society Condemns Attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris

(Dayton, Ohio, 1/8/15) –- The Dayton Mercy Society condemns an attack by three masked gunmen on the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine killing twelve people. The magazine was targeted because it published cartoons satirizing Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.

“Our prayers and punish those who are behind this heinous act,” said DMS Board Member Niaz Usman.

The Dayton Mercy Society (DMS) is a mosque and conducting social service outreach projects with agencies serving the greater Dayton community.

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CONTACT: Wayel Azmeh at media@daytonmercy.com, 937-530-4006 extension 3.

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