"We are pained by this horrific attack." Seven Wisconsin Muslims travel to London to stop radicalization

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More than 300 American Muslims traveled to London about a month ago in hopes of stopping youth radicalization. Representatives believe Muslim leadership needs to do more to stop it.

"It's kind of ironic the extremists who claim to follow the teachings of Islam and the extremists who are Islamophobic. They site out of context versus of the Quran where they twist it for their own political gain," said Ahmad. 

Members with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are sending their condolences to those affected by the attacks in the UK. 

"Somebody who claims to be following Islam who can go out and do an act like this. It's completely contrary of what this whole month is," said Rizwan Ahmad, representative with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. 

This month happens to be the holy month of Ramada, a time of reflection and worship. Ahmad said they are pained to see these attacks after their journey. 

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has a True Islam campaign to educate others about the religion. There will be an open house next Saturday, June 10 at the Mosque near Fond du Lac and Congress at 7:00 p.m.

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