Qaanitah Hunter – Cii News| October 4, 2012
Muslims in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal are expected take to the streets in protest this week adding their voices to the global outrage sparked by the blasphemous film, Innocence of Muslims, which depicts the Prophet Muhammed (saw) in a vile manner.
A protest directed to the American embassy in the CBD has been scheduled for Friday October, 5 2012 from the Grey Street Jummah Masjid.
Thousands of Muslims around the world have peacefully protested over the
last three weeks to express their anger and pain caused by the film
described as one of the most deeply insulting depictions of the most revered
figure in Islam, the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
The protest is organized by the Lajpaal Foundation based in Asherville,
Organizers maintained that it will be an absolutely peaceful protest.
Last Friday a similar protest took place outside the US consulate in
Hundreds of Muslims gathered with placards and chanted slogans in praise of
the Prophet Muhammed (saw). A memorandum was also handed over to the US consulate.
Organisers of the Durban rally say they aim to show the world that Muslims can protest peacefully and stand up for their religious rights. “Please show your support by sacrificing this Friday afternoon for Islam,” they have urged.
Further details on the protest can be obtained by contacting the Lajpaal Foundation on 031 2089592/074 9278627/082 2161792
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