Muslim Heritage in #MuslimApologies

Metro.co.uk:  A campaign by moderate Muslims using the hashtag #NotInMyName spread quickly across platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, condemning the actions of terror groups like Isis and Al-Qaeda who committed atrocities in the name of ‘Islam’.  Some Muslims rejected the Twitter campaign however, saying that Muslims shouldn’t need to prove their humanity to Islamophobes, and instead suggested the satirical hashtag #MuslimApologies.  Users responded by sarcastically apologising for things like algebra and coffee:

and many more:  https://twitter.com/hashtag/MuslimApologies?src=hash

Sources:

  1. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/09/24/the-best-of-twitters-musl_n_5871822.html?1411552951
    – (Archived)
  2. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-29362370
    – (Archived)
  3. http://metro.co.uk/2014/09/26/sorry-for-algebra-coffee-and-zinedine-zidane-muslimapologies-is-trending-in-response-to-islamophobia-4883422/
    – (Archived)
  4. http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/muslime-entschuldigen-sich-fuer-grandiose-entdeckungen-a-994027.html
    – (Archived)
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