Muslim Attacks On Terrorism

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November 13, 2015, thousands of Paris residents and tourists were going about their normal day, unaware of the catastrophic attacks that were on the way. At first, Friday, November 13, 2015 was just a normal day in Paris. Now, it is a date no one will forget. However, we cannot forget about the atrocious attacks that took place just days before the attacks in Paris in Beirut, Lebanon.

ISIS, an extreme Islamic group, claims responsibility for the devastating attacks that took place in both Paris and Beirut. These attacks were extremely heinous and hostile acts of terrorism. It was reported that over 43 people were killed and over 200 people were left wounded in Beirut. In Paris, it was reported that 128 people were killed in the shootings
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Not all Muslims are linked with violent ideologies and in fact, many preach the Islamic religion as a faith of nonviolence. To many Islamic people, ISIS and other extremists are seen as “crime against humanity,” and many Muslims apologize and condemn for their inhumane and wrongful actions. Even people of the Islamic religion are negatively impacted by the Islamic extremism group as well. A vast majority of Muslims are moderate people who suffer from the fear of terrorism just like any other individual would. For example, Islamic extremists target and kill some of the innocent Muslim population. These Islamist terrorists do not just target the West and other denominations, but they target anyone who disagrees with their extremist beliefs, which includes the vast majority of Muslims. Within the Muslim population, many are speaking out to explain and portray to the world that their religion does not make them terrorists and that their religion is not violent. They are all not to be …show more content…
It stated that, “This [terrorism] is not Islam any more than the Ku Klux Klan is Christianity.” I thought this was a good and, in some cases, a relatable comparison because not all people who are Christian are part of the Ku Klux Klan and not all Muslims who are part of the Islamic religion are terrorists. Within a certain religion, there are extremist groups that can form in which they do not have any correlation with the rest of the population. In fact, a majority of Muslims want to unite in order to put a stop to

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