Muslims worldwide on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks by the Islamic State that killed at least 160 people in Paris.
Several Islamic scholars and political leaders officially condemned the attacks before the group took responsibility, including Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, who called them a “crime against humanity,” and Qatari foreign minister Khaled al-Attiyah, who said they were “heinous.”
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, leader of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, said that”Indonesia condemns the violence that took place in Paris.”
Here is a collection of tributes, condolences and reactions from Muslim scholars and leaders all over the world on Twitter:
#ParisAttacks Terrorism has no faith & knows no boundaries. Our thoughts are with victims & loved ones.
— Mufti Ismail Menk (@muftimenk) November 14, 2015
— Arab News (@Arab_News) November 14, 2015
Saddened by terrorist attacks in Beirut, Lebanon & Paris, France. Strongly condemn these acts of terror.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 14, 2015
— Siraj ul Haq (@SirajOfficial) November 14, 2015
— Dr. Yasir Qadhi (@YasirQadhi) November 13, 2015
Our prayers are with the victims of violence and terror around the world. — Hamza Yusuf (@hamzayusuf) November 14, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with and for the victims of the barbaric attack in Paris and against the perpetrators and their supporters. — Mirza Yawar Baig (@myawarbaig) November 14, 2015
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