Vigil in Solidarity with the People of Paris

Date and Time: Saturday 14 November 2014, 1830
Place: Trafalgar Square, London

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Faith communities, including the Christian-Muslim Forum and the Muslim Council of Britain, organised a silent vigil at Trafalgar Square at 6:30pm, Saturday 15, to remember those who have been killed in Paris. Attendees took with them tea lights and blue, white and red flowers.

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Catriona Robertson, the Director of the Christian-Muslim Forum, said: “Terrorism has no religion – and today’s event will show solidarity and how we are all united in our prayers for those killed and injured.”

Dr. Shuja added: “The attacks once again in Paris are horrific and abhorrent, and we condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms. My thoughts and prayers for the families of those killed and injured and for the people of France, our neighbours. This attack is being claimed by the group calling themselves ‘Islamic State’. There is nothing Islamic about such people and their actions are evil, and outside the boundaries set by our faith.”

See also: MCB Statement Condemning Paris Attacks