Famous Muslim Speaker and Da’ee, Aminah Assilmi, Dies in Car Accident

Posted on March 5, 2010

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Sr. Aminah Assilmi, the world famous Islamic speaker, day’ee and president of the International Union of Muslim Women was killed in a car accident yesterday night. She will, Insha Allah, be buried in Knoxville tomorrow March 6, 2010. Funeral arrangements are being made by the Islamic Center of Knoxville. Please contact them for more information at (865) 637 8172.

She was a convert to Islam from Christianity as a Baptist. On her profile she is quoted having said: “I am so very glad that I am a Muslim. Islam is my life. Islam is the beat of my heart. Islam is the blood that courses through my veins. Islam is my strength. Islam is my life so wonderful and beautiful. Without Islam I am nothing, and should Allah ever turn His magnificent face from me, I could not survive.”

If you need more information, please visit the website of the International Union of Muslim Women at http://www.iumw.org

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