Danish Imam Urges Muslim Youths to Stop Rioting

February 17, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Hindu

Wire Service: AP


A prominent Danish imam urged rioting youths to stop setting fires and hurling rocks at police after a fifth consecutive night of vandalism in Copenhagen and other Danish cities.

Youth violence has marred immigrant neighbourhoods in Copenhagen and other Danish cities all week, and some believe they intensified with the reproduction of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon in Danish newspapers on Wednesday.