The iSchools, an organization of 100 information schools worldwide, has issued the following statement:
“The iSchools condemn the shootings in New Zealand and all such acts of hate and violence in the world. Together with our colleagues in New Zealand and with colleagues in the Muslim community in all of our countries, we mourn those who died. We offer our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of those killed or injured in the attack and to the people of Christchurch at this time.”
The worldwide iSchools membership includes universities in Muslim-majority countries. The iSchools organization supports academic freedom everywhere as essential to scientific inquiry and the advancement of knowledge.