The incident is the newest in a sequence of Koran burnings in Sweden and Denmark which have fueled protests within the Center East.
Two demonstrators set hearth to a duplicate of the holy ebook of Islam, the Holy Quran, in entrance of the Iraqi embassy in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark.
A pair from a bunch calling themselves Danish Patriots stamped the Koran on Monday and positioned it in a tin foil tray subsequent to an Iraqi flag on the bottom.
In keeping with Iraq’s state information company INA, shortly after the incident, Iraq’s international ministry referred to as on authorities in EU nations to “urgently evaluate the so-called proper to freedom and demonstration.”
The far-right, ultra-nationalist Danish Patriots staged the same demonstration final week and live-streamed the occasion on Fb.
After final week’s incident, Danish International Minister Lars Loki Rasmussen condemned what some referred to as an act of “stupidity”, telling nationwide broadcaster DR: “Insulting different folks’s faith is a shameful act.”
“This is applicable to burning the Quran and different non secular symbols. It serves no objective besides to incite and divide,” he mentioned. He mentioned, nonetheless, that burning non secular books was not a criminal offense in Denmark.
The strain between the Muslim nations and the 2 Scandinavian nations intensified last month A 37-year-old Christian Iraqi refugee in Sweden, Sylvan Momika, burned pages of the Holy Quran on the event of Eid al-Adha.
On Sunday, the Group of Islamic Cooperation, an alliance of 57 Muslim nations, suspended Sweden’s particular envoy on Koran-burning strings, saying the choice was “as a result of granting of licenses by the Swedish authorities that enabled the repeated abuse of the sanctity of the Koran and Islamic symbols”.
Iraqi safety forces repelled protests 48 hours after dismantling the Swedish embassy in Baghdad and setting fires in Stockholm in protest at plans to burn the Muslim holy ebook.
Thursday’s anti-Islamic protests within the Swedish capital Stockholm prompted Center Jap states, together with Saudi Arabia and Iran, the area’s main Sunni and Shiite powers, to recall Swedish diplomats in protest.
Iranian Supreme Chief Ali Khamenei urged Sweden on Saturday handy over the accused to the courts of Islamic nations.
He mentioned on Twitter that the Swedish authorities ought to know that by supporting the felony who burned the Holy Quran, it has entered the warfare zone in opposition to the Muslim world.
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