Americans pledge #IllWalkWithYou in support of Muslim community

Following the murder of two men outside a mosque in Queens, New York Saturday, Americans are pledging to walk shoulder to shoulder with their Muslim neighbours.

Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and his associate Tharam Uddin, 64, were shot as they left afternoon prayers at the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque just before 2 p.m. ET.

Police have said no motive has yet been established, and it's not clear the men were targeted because of their faith. Nevertheless, many Americans used social media to send a powerful message of support and protection to the Muslim community using the hashtag #IllWalkWithYou. Read more...

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