Swedish Muslim Students Responds to Hate With Baklava

Sweden and the Middle East Views


Lina Abu Zarour

In Malmö University in the city of Malmö, Sweden, a university that prides itself of being very mixed and with students from many different countries and backgrounds, a Muslim student discovered someone having posted a print of one of the Muhammed caricatures on the public notice board. These news was shared with me by Swedish journalist Nizar Keblawi, who made a news coverage about the incident in Swedish public TV, and then e-mailed me the news.

The student who saw it, Lina Abu Zarour, snapped a photo, removed the print and gave it to the Students Union, who handed it over to the university’s administration. It turned out more pictures of the same kind were posted at the university, about four or five. The university reportedly took the matter seriously and launched an investigation. In media, university staff said they encourage all students to report such offences…

View original post 206 more words


2 thoughts on “Swedish Muslim Students Responds to Hate With Baklava

  1. ars1947

    There’s a factual error, hadiths are sayings of the Prophet (PBUH), not quotes from the Quran. Usually when something is not understood in the Quran, it’s good to turn to hadiths to see the practical aspect of what is in it. Other than that I think what that girl did was very sweet 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. newsfortherevolution Post author

      To be honest, I’d never heard of the hadiths. I just did a quick search and read the Wikipedia entry, very interesting. Thanks for pointing that out!

      And yes, what she did is pretty cool. I like stories like this. It’s nice to read about people who are willing to put themselves out there and take a stand

      Liked by 1 person


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s