“Not in our name” – Muslims in Wroclaw against terrorism

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About 50 people gathered at the Muslim Cultural and Educational Center in Wroclaw on Friday. They carried banners with crossed out ISIS as well as “I am a Muslim and proud of it.” . The manifestation was the first of its kind in Poland.

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The event under the slogan “Not in our name” was organized by the Muslim Cultural and Educational Center in Wroclaw. In a statement on their website, the organizers said -“The event is a response to the acts of terror committed in the name of Islam. It represents a response to the demonization of Islam and Muslims and Muslim identification with the actions of terrorists.” .

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Participants of the rally carried banners with crossed out ISIS signs and slogans “I am a Muslim and proud of it.” or “Not in our name”. They also carried white roses, the symbol of peace. The marchers went from the Muslim Cultural and Educational Center to St. Anthony’s Church were they prayed together for peace.

Images: Gazeta Wroclawska

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