Egypt’s Mufti Condemns Killing of French Trainer For Prophet Muhammed Caricatures
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam condemned the latest terrorist assault of a faculty trainer on Friday in Paris, after he was beheaded for displaying caricatures of Prophet Mohamed.
In response to police sources, the knifeman yelled “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Best “) as he attacked the trainer, and fled after the assault however was later discovered close by space of Éragny.
“This crime is rejected by Islam and this act can’t be justified, as a result of Islam has known as for the safety of human life,” Allam stated.
He additional known as for French authorities to not maintain Islam and Muslims accountable for a “legal act by an extremist,” and to implement hate speech legal guidelines to stop the unfold of hate speech in opposition to Muslims.
The 18-year-old knifeman, who has not been named, was born in Moscow and is initially from Chechnya, in keeping with the Related Press (AP).
After being caught by the police, the knifeman was shot ten instances as a consequence of his threats to the officers, and died shortly after. He’s stated to have a low legal report and was not recognized to the nation’s intelligence service.
The 47-year-old historical past and geography trainer, Samuel Paty, confirmed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad from the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, as a part of an compulsory “ethical and civil training” course taken in all French faculties.
Shortly afterwards, one household despatched a authorized grievance whereas one other guardian posted a YouTube video complaining in regards to the trainer.
French President Macron stated that the college trainer was a “sufferer of an Islamist terrorist assault” and that he was killed as a result of he “taught the liberty of expression, of believing and never believing.”
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