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Muslim group burns poppies on Remembrance Day
A large model of a poppy was burned in protest of the war in Afghanistan and several demonstrators chanted during two minutes of silence in London during Thursday morning Armistice Day ceremonies.
A group that calls itself Muslims Against Crusades chanted, “British soldiers burn in hell,” and held signs saying, “Islam will dominate” and, “Our dead are in paradise, your dead are in hell.”
Armistice Day: protesters burn poppy
Extreme Muslim groups marred Armistice Day in London by burning a model poppy in protest against the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan.
As millions of Britons fell silent to remember those who have died in war a small group of protesters calling themselves Muslims Against Crusades held a demonstration in Kensington, West London.
Around 30 people gathered close to the junction of Exhibition Road and Kensington Road, adjacent to Hyde Park.About 50 counter demonstrators gathered nearby but the two sides were kept apart by police…
He said: “We are demonstrating because this day is a day of remembrance to remember every single fallen soldier, including those killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.
“We find it disgusting that innocent people, innocent children, have been killed in an illegal and unjust war and we are demonstrating against that.
“We want the Government to pull the troops out from these countries and to stop interfering in our affairs.”
They gave for us and others. Protecting their memory is the least we can do.