The Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA) led by Imam Siraj Wahhaj expressed “deep sadness and concern” regarding Imam Abdullah's death.
“To those who have worked with Imam Luqman A. Abdullah, allegations of illegal activity, resisting arrest, and ‘offensive jihad against the American government' are shocking and inconsistent. In his ministry he consistently advocated for the downtrodden and always spoke about the importance of connecting with the needs of the poor.” Imam Abdullah served as a member of the Shura, or general assembly governing body of MANA.
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