June 13, 2016
On June 6th, the 25th Anniversary edition of Orlando’s annual weeklong Gay Days festival concluded. The festival is one of largest gay pride events in the world and saw an estimated 150,000 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community attend area theme parks, nightclubs and special events.
On June 12th at approximately 2am, the 29-year-old Muslim son of Afghanistan immigrants, Omar Mir Seddique Mateen entered Pulse nightclub in Florida and began shooting into the crowd of over 320 mostly LGBT patrons leaving at least 50 people dead and 53 others injured. Orlando Police Officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect – killing him on-site and releasing an estimated 30 hostages.
ISIS Spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani in May 2016: https://www.reuters.c…e-idUSKCN0YC0OG
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings: https://www.chicagotr…0612-story.html
Orlando Regional Medical Center Trauma Surgeon: https://www.nwfdailyn…nd-mentally-ill
Police Spokesman David Procopio: https://www.masslive….ooter_refe.html
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Imam Muhammad Musri: https://www.thegatewa…-mass-shooting/
The Media Arm of the Islamic State, Amaq News Agency: https://time.com/4365…ibility-terror/
Mateen’s father Mir Seddique: https://www.latimes.c…-htmlstory.html
The Islamic Center of Fort Pierce: https://www.12news.co…ctims/240786294
Council on American-Islamic Relations Orlando Regional Coordinator Rasha Mubarak: https://www.fox35orla…158260452-story
Arabic Al Jazeera Facebook: https://twitter.com/…83342573522944?
Florida Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson: https://m.wdtv.com/wd…ar-Mateen-31272
Gay Advocacy Group Log Cabin Republicans: https://www.logcabin….lando-shooting/
American Civil Liberties Union Attorney Chase Strangio: https://www.washingto…article/2593679
The Pulse Orlando Nightclub History: https://www.reuters.c…e-idUSKCN0YY0SG
Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar: https://heavy.com/new…e-taliban-isis/
President of Human Rights Campaign Chad Griffin: https://www.hrc.org/b…o-nightclub-ser
FBI Special Agent Ronald Hopper: https://lawnewz.com/o…i-threat-radar/
G4S Statement: https://www.latimes.c…-htmlstory.html
Florida Today: https://www.floridato…ateen/85791280/
Former Police Officer Daniel Gilroy: https://www.mediaite….-he-was-muslim/
Judicial Watch: https://www.judicialw…ns-away-border/
Los Angeles Times: https://www.latimes.c…snap-story.html
Los Angeles Law Enforcement Alert Message: https://www.theguardi…arsenal-weapons
Vocativ on Kill List: https://www.vocativ.c…s-of-americans/
President Barack Obama: https://www.whitehou…hooting-orlando
Hillary Clinton: https://www.facebook…165058356884025
Donald Trump: https://www.donaldjt…rrorist-attacks
Republican Senator Jeff Sessions: https://www.realclear…are_coming.html
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