Muslim Scholars View Paris Attack

Muslim scholars responded quickly to the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which  killed 12 and injured 10. Slamming the incident as un-Islamic, scholars express anger towards the perpetrators who "betrayed and tainted" Islam rather than defended it. In addition to vehemently condemning the attack, the scholars' comments reflected a concern about the damage it causes to the image of Islam and Muslims.

Following is a collection of scholars' Facebook posts, comments and statement on the attack:

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