German Muslim Organizations denounce Charlie Hebdo attack [Collected Press Releases]

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Muslim organizations across Germany denounced Wednesday's massacre at French satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo"'s offices in Paris.
Muslim organizations across Germany denounced Wednesday’s massacre at French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo”‘s offices in Paris.

Several Muslim organizations and umbrella associations in Germany have condemned the brutal killings in Paris. The organizations emphasized that they unreservedly stand against terrorism committed in the name of Islam and distanced themselves from the suspects as well as their ideological backdrop. Alongside offering commiserations to the families and friends of the victims, they not only stated that this horrific act is an assault on humanity in large and the values of Islam, but invoked the importance of freedom of speech, dialogue, solidarity and rapprochement. Given the anti-Muslim sentiments and the Pegida demonstrations in Germany, they warned from an exploitation of these events by right wing groups and a possible Islamophobic backlash.

COLLECTED PRESS RELEASES

The Islamic Shi’i Society in Germany
http://www.shiitischer-dachverband.de/component/content/article/3-news/97-pressemitteilung-der-igs-zum-anschlag-in-paris.html

The Liberal Islamic Association
http://www.lib-ev.de/index.php?c=10

The Central Council of Muslims in Germany
http://islam.de/24508

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany
http://www.ahmadiyya.de/news/pressemitteilungen/art/unentschuldbare-barbarei-muslime-verurteilen-den-terror-gegen-das-pariser-satire-magazin-charlie-h/

Coordinating Council of Muslims
http://www.koordinationsrat.de/detail1.php?id=160&lang=de

DITIB

http://www.ditib.de/detail1.php?id=431&lang=de

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