Twitter Muslims in Europe

The recent rise of religious extremism resulted in a bloodbath in the office of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, raised numerous debates concerning religious tolerance and representatives of Islam in Western society. Unfortunately, many Europeans make a direct connection between their Muslim fellow citizens and radical extremists. The notorious example is the German new right-wing movement PEGIDA, protesting against "the islamisation of the West" every Monday on the streets of Dresden and several other cities. 

Muslim community in Europe responded to the attacks with the campaign #NotInMyName which aim is to make their position towards the extremism clear - they have nothing to do with those who claim to kill in the name of God.

The infographic displays the percentage of Muslims in Europe. Many of them are your friends, neighbors and collegues. So let's stand together for Europe clear from religious intolerance, extremism and discrimination!