Amara Majeed,© ABC Information
Amara Majeed,

Police circulated the names and pictures of six individuals they mentioned have been at-large suspects within the Easter Sunday assaults that killed 253 individuals and injured tons of extra.

Amara Majeed, a Baltimore-based Muslim activist and writer, posted on social media {that a} {photograph} of her had been wrongly included as one of many suspects.

“I’ve this morning been FALSELY recognized by the Sri Lankan Authorities as one of many ISIS Easter attackers in Sri Lanka,” she posted on Fb.

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“What a factor to get up to!”

Ms Majeed referred to as the implications “false” and referred to as on Sri Lankan police to appropriate the error.

“Contemplating that Muslim communities are already tremendously troubled with problems with surveillance, I do not want extra false accusations and scrutiny,” she wrote.

“Please cease implicating and associating me with these horrific assaults. And subsequent time, be extra diligent about releasing such data that has the potential to deeply violate somebody’s household and group.”

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Her posts on Fb and Twitter garnered 1000’s of feedback, shares and likes.

Ms Majeed, whose dad and mom are from Sri Lanka, had beforehand self-published a guide referred to as The Foreigners to assist fight stereotypes about Muslims.

She can be a founding father of The Hijab Challenge, an organisation that goals to empower Muslim girls in the US.

Sri Lankan police later posted a correction on Twitter, confirming the one of many photos purporting to be of Abdul Cader Fathima Khadhiya, who continues to be being sought by authorities, was in truth of one other lady — Ms Majeed.

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It clarified Ms Majeed was not needed for questioning, and in addition apologised for the “inconvenience”.

The account, SriLankaPolice2, was subsequently deleted on Friday.

Ms Majeed later requested her followers to maintain Sri Lanka of their prayers, tweeting: “The guts is the place the homeland is. My stunning Sri Lanka.”


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