The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the burning of the Holy Quran in the Swedish capital Stockholm and called for “collective measures” to prevent such provocative acts from happening again.
After strong public reaction, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called for nationwide protests on 7 July 2023 to uphold the sanctity of the Holy Quran, and to demonstrate against the recent incident of its desecration in Sweden. The Swedish authorities crossed the redline yet again when it permitted the burning of Holy Quran on the […]
After the recent burnings of the Quran, first in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on January 21, and most recently at the Friday prayer on January 27, in front of a mosque in Copenhagen, politicians are suddenly in a rush to wash their hands. As the Danish ambassador was summoned in Turkey, Foreign […]
On Saturday, January 21, the right-wing extremist Paludan burned the Quran in front of the Turkish embassy under police protection, which led to Turkey and Indonesia calling in the Swedish ambassador, several Muslim rulers condemned the burning of the Quran, and several protests erupted in the Islamic world.