Saturday, 7 February 2015

Niger churches burned in Charlie Hebdo protest

In several countries the actions of the extremist fundamentalists and the reactions on it by others triggered further reactions by Muslims.

In the predominantly Muslim  country Nigeria, where Boko Haram also sows terror Muslims of the wrong following do have problems but also Christians. The government says at least 45 churches have been set on fire in the West African nation in protests over French cartoons lampooning Islam’s prophet.

Earlier this month a terror attack 12 Christians found their death in a church where bars set ablaze by protesters angry about the portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad in the French news weekly Charlie Hebdo. Amid the violent protests that first began on Friday last week, an other 10 people found death.

Niger’s government in a statement promised that those responsible for the arson and deaths will be sought and punished.


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