Two Danish males on Monday desecrated a replica of the Holy Quran in entrance of the Iraqi embassy in Denmark in yet one more disrespectful act meant to enrage Muslims in all places.
The heinous act is prone to additional injury the bilateral ties between the 2 nations.
After Denmark and Sweden permitted the burning of the Holy Quran beneath pointers defending free speech, huge demonstrations broke out in Iran and Iran. The Swedish embassy in Baghdad was set on fireplace by protesters in Iraq on Thursday.
The 2 demonstrators have been members of the “Danish Patriots” organisation, which carried out an identical protest the earlier week and live-streamed the proceedings on Fb.
In a gathering organised by the ruling Iraqi events and armed teams, 1000’s of Iraqis demonstrated in Baghdad on Saturday in protest of the burnings within the two Nordic nations.
The Holy Quran was trampled over and set ablaze in a tin foil tray subsequent to the Iraqi flag that was mendacity on the bottom by the demonstration’s organiser on Monday in Copenhagen.
Iranian Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mentioned Saturday that individuals who desecrate the Quran ought to face the “most extreme punishment”
Weeks earlier, Pope Francis additionally condemned the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden, in June saying that the vile act had “angered and disgusted” him.
His feedback got here after the incident of Quran desecration occurred in Sweden when a person set a replica of the sacred e book ablaze outdoors a mosque within the nation’s capital metropolis final week.
“Any e book thought-about holy ought to be revered to respect those that imagine in it,” the pope mentioned in an interview within the United Arab Emirates newspaper Al Ittihad, printed Monday.
“I really feel offended and disgusted at these actions.
“Freedom of speech ought to by no means be used as a way to despise others and permitting that’s rejected and condemned.”