How the world remembers the 49

Last night there were vigils held around the world to remember the victims of the homophobic massacre which happened in the early hours of Monday morning.

leanonme lgbt

Gunman, Omar Mateen, opened fire on the Gay nightclub ‘Pulse’ which was said to be routed in extremist islamic ideology.

Imam Muhammed Musri, of the Islamic Society of Central Florida said:

“We condemn the ideology of hate and death and destruction and we call for all muslim leaders and communities across this nation and across the world to stand up and to deal with this cancer and remove it once and for all”

Vigils have been held across the world, in LA Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she read out the names of the victims.

Whilst thousands gathered in London’s Soho district the hub of the city’s Gay community, where 49 balloons were released in memory of those who died.

soho

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s