An open letter was printed last Sunday in a French newspaper named “Le Parisien”. The letter has been accused of spreading Jewish rivalry against the Holy Qur’an.
It has been claimed that for removing the ‘hate-related’ statements from the Qur’an, And in a letter signed by the French President Nicola Sarkozy has supported the French. He is accompanied by 300 prominent personalities, including the popular French Actor Gerard Depardieu.
The letter claims that 11 Jews have been killed recently in France. These are blamed for the Muslim extremists. The 85-year-old old man, who was found dead in his house last month, was named after the Moderate tube. It is also claimed to be Muslim’s work.
The debate over the letter published in the newspaper has started in the country. Muslim leaders have burst out rage. Dalil Boubakeur, Imam of the Grand Mosque of Paris, said that this letter spreads divide and animosity. Jewish rivalry must be closed. But targeting Muslims is not good either.
Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Grand Mosque of Paris, said the manifesto “subjected French Muslims and French Islam to an unbelievable and unfair trial.”
Imam Tarek Oberow of the Bordeaux city’s main Mosque said that there are many religious texts about conflict-violence. But why Muslims are blamed only?
The claim that the Qur’anic verses are being rejected has severely reacted to social media. In the letter, the signatories are called ‘silly’ in regard to Islam; Someone wrote, “It is not possible to remove any such color from the rainbow, so it is not possible to remove any verse from the Qur’an.”
The Dar al-Iftaa-affiliated Observatory of Islamophobia denounced a call by former director of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Philippe Val, to delete verses from the Holy Quran, which in his view call for fighting the Jews and Christians. The Observatory described the call as “hateful racism”.
Meanwhile, a group of Jews published a statement in protest of the letter ‘The Union of French Jews for Peace”. In the statement, Islam hatred of all kinds is criticized. Concerned about the Jews of France, however, the denial of silence about the ethnic killings in Palestine is condemned in the letter. It is said, a group trying to persuade Israel’s criticism of being a Jewic hatred.