The Muslim Council of Britain has denounced the Woolwich murder and has been joined by hundreds of Muslims who have taken to Twitter to voice disgust over the idea that Islam could have been be invoked in such a barbaric act. Here are a few of them:
I can’t tell you how sick I am of having to tweet every time that these are NOT Muslims. This is NOT Islam. These are f***** up barbarians
— Sabbiyah Pervez (@sabbiyah) May 22, 2013
The horrific attack in Woolwich had nothing to do with Islam and everything to do with the scum who say they do this in the name of Islam. — Imran Khan (@ImKhan70) May 22, 2013
Those who commit acts of Terrorism under the name of my beautiful religion are not muslim in my eyes. They’ve failed the understand Islam. — Samy. (@rshaider) May 22, 2013
Proud to be Muslim, but I ain’t hacking nobody’s head off in the name of anything. That’s the difference. — Tariq. (@TariqBreezy18) May 22, 2013
The fact that these people take the Lords name before they commit such sins/crimes is sickening! Islam does not condone these kinds of acts — Kamran Hussain (@KamranHussain93) May 22, 2013
Absolutely outraged by the Woolwich news. What gives these people the right to give Islam a bad name!? Islam is a religion of peace & love — Fatma Yagmur (@fatmayagmur) May 22, 2013
There is nothing “Allahu Akbar” about killing a British soldier in #Woolwich today. Barbaric. Allah bless the soldier, prayers for family.
— Ed Husain (@Ed_Husain) May 22, 2013
Just because somebody knows how to put ‘Allah’ in a sentence doesn’t make him a Muslim. People need to stop believing everything. #woolwich
— Zahra Rose A (@ZahraRoseA) May 22, 2013
Mindless & barbaric slaying of a soldier in Woolwich is not Islamic but inhuman & barbarism. May Allah guide d misguided! @foreign office
— Mohammad Anwar (@MAnwarMQM) May 22, 2013
These so called Muslim terrorists need to know that anything bad they do in Allah’s name is haram and He will punish them #Woolwich
— ιqвαℓ ιqzу ѕιяαj(@Iqzy) May 22, 2013
— Mbemba Bojang (@mberest1982) May 22, 2013
No where in the Quran does it allow murder. Islam teaches love and peace. Those two men werent muslim, they were loonatics. Don’t generalise
— qamraan(@Qamraan) May 22, 2013
Protest, march, go on hunger strike, violence & murder can never be tolerated in society, these butchers don’t represent islam, just evil
— Ehsan Ashraf (@ehsanashraf) May 22, 2013
Murder of ONE innocent human being tantamounts 2 killing th entire humanity.Allah states it categorically in Quran.And ppl kill in His name?
— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) May 22, 2013
Islam is a religion of peace and love not murder and terrorism. Terrorists who kill in the name of Allah, should NOT be classed as Muslims.
— Berîwan (@berivansipan) May 22, 2013
These sick people that carried out the MURDER in woolwich have got nothing to do with islam. They will pay for their sick vile actions.
— Wadstar madstar (@wadstarmadstar) May 22, 2013
— Nader ﷽ (@BonsaiSky) May 22, 2013
3) That was nothing but a cowardly, callus and cold blooded murder. Islam doesnt condone that AT ALL, the sooner people realise the better.
— Hannah Imaan Ali(@hannahali3) May 22, 2013
Islam didn’t murder the man in Woolwich. It was perverse criminals using religion to rationalize their indefensible barbarism
— Wajahat Ali (@WajahatAli) May 22, 2013