Attack on Holy Quran at multiple locations in Denmark

2023-08-05 12:02:17 | Last Update : 2023-08-05 12:19:26

In Denmark, attacks on the Holly Quran were carried out in front of the embassies of Muslim countries. The Turkish flag was also targeted in the provocations organized by the anti-Islamic Danske Patrioter.

Attack on Holy Quran at multiple locations in Denmark

Anti-Islam protests continue to increase in Denmark. Members of the anti-Islam group "Danske Patrioter (Danish Patriots)" burned the Quran in front of the embassies of Türkiye, Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iran in Copenhagen.

Sharing the moments when they stepped on the Quran and a prayer rug on their social media accounts, the group also conveyed the attack of one of its members against the Turkish flag to its followers. Facebook soon removed the hateful video.

SPREAD HATE TO DENMARK

The hate group, which shared on its social media account regarding the attacks, announced that they would spread the attacks against the Quran throughout Denmark and stated that they would carry their provocations to the Danish cities of Odense and Vejle.

PREVIOUS ATTACKS

Danish far-right politician and leader of the Solid Direction Party, Rasmus Paludan, continued his provocations of burning the Quran in Sweden's Malmo, Norkopin, Jonkoping cities and the capital Stockholm during the Easter holidays in 2022.

Paludan burned the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm on January 21 and the Embassy of Türkiye in Copenhagen on January 27.

Salwan Momika, who is of Iraqi origin, burned the Quran under the protection of the police in front of the Stockholm Mosque on 28 June, which coincided with the first day of Eid al-Adha. On July 20, Momika trampled the Quran and the Iraqi flag under police protection in front of the Iraqi Embassy in Stockholm.

The anti-Islamic and ultra-nationalist "Danske Patrioter (Danish Patriots)" group in Denmark started to attack the Turkish flag and the Qur'an in front of the Turkish Embassy in Copenhagen in April.

Holding anti-Islamic banners and shouting slogans insulting Islam, the group burned Quran in front of the embassies of Iraq on July 21, Iran and Iraq on July 24, and Egypt and Türkiye on July 25.

The group set fire to the Holy Quran in front of a mosque in Copenhagen on July 28, in front of the embassies of Türkiye, Iraq, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in Copenhagen on August 1, and in front of the embassies of Türkiye, Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iran on August 3.

The group also burned a book by Danish Foreign Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen.

Simultaneously with the 18th Extraordinary Foreign Ministers' Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), held on July 31 to discuss attacks on the Holy Quran, attacks on the Quran were organized in Denmark and Sweden.

Many countries, including Türkiye, reacted to the fact that these acts were carried out under police protection and with the permission of the competent authorities.

Source: turkiyegazetesi.com.tr

 

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