Muslims throughout Europe and America are hitting back at the group called Islamic State for their barbaric killings of innocent people. From Norway in the far north to Germany and France, Muslims have taken to the streets to denounce the IS jihadists controlling large areas of Iraq and Syria who they say have hijacked their religion and terminology to spread hate and breed violence.
The IS group are "terrorists and murderers who drag Islam into the dirt and bring hatred and suffering to the people, including to their own fellow Muslims, in Syria, in Iraq and elsewhere," said Aiman Mazyek, chairman of Germany's central council of Muslims.
In London, the Muslim community there started an online campaign in Twitter called “Not in my name” that has spread rapidly among Muslims in Europe and America. Their message to ISIS – “Don’t kill in my name”