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  • Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015

A POSITIVE outcome from the terror killings in Paris by Islamic militants is the awakening of the Muslims in France and Europe that their religion has been hijacked by extremists and that they all need to urgently show solidarity with the majority population in defending the values of democracy and personal freedoms which are also dear to them.

Hence, the overwhelming participation by Muslims in the unprecedented huge unity march in Paris on Sunday, with their men and women proudly telling TV interviewers that they too are Charlie Hebdo, the satirical Paris newspaper which has been the favourite target of terrorist attacks for regularly publishing cartoons on Prophet Muhammad and making fun of him.

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