Muslim Group To Form Human Shield Around Oslo Synagogue

On Feb. 21, a week after a shooting outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, Denmark, left two people dead and five injured, a Muslim group in Norway plans to take measures to help ensure the safety of Jewish worshipers in that country.

The group of Norwegian Muslims will form a human “peace ring” around a synagogue in Oslo, according to a Facebook page for the event.

“We think that after the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen, it is the perfect time for us Muslims to distance ourselves from the harassment of Jews that is happening,” 17-year-old organizer Hajrad Arshad told the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

February 10th, 2015|Human Shields, In The Media|0 Comments

Human ‘shield’ in support of minorities

LAHORE: Scores of Muslim men, women and children formed a human shield around St Anthony’s Church here on Sunday to stand in defiance of those who seek to harm it.The participants of the shield which was a part of the National Day of Prayer and Resistance included members of the civil society, religious scholars and citizens.

The event was arranged by Pakistan for All that is a collective of concerned citizens outraged by the persecution of minorities in Pakistan. The participants raised slogans against those killing minorities and attacking their places of worships in the country without any reason. The message

October 7th, 2013|Human Shields, In The Media|0 Comments

Solidarity expressed over church bombings

Citizens and religious leaders gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, September 29, 2013, to express their solidarity with the Christian community after the Peshawar church bombings.

September 13th, 2013|Human Shields, In The Media|0 Comments

Pakistani Muslims Form Human Chain To Protect Christians During Mass (PHOTOS)

Hand in hand as many as 200-300 people formed a human chain outside the St Anthony’s Church adjacent to the District Police Lines at the Empress Road, in a show of solidarity with the victims of the Peshawar church attack two weeks back, which resulted in over a 100 deaths. The twin suicide attack on All Saints church occurred after Sunday mass ended and is believed to be the country’s deadliest attack on Christians.

August 10th, 2013|Audio/Visual, Human Shields, In The Media|0 Comments