The move came after Danish-Swedish extremist, Rasmus Paludan, last week burned copies of the Quran on two separate occasions, first outside the Turkish Embassy in Sweden and then, later, in front of a mosque in Denmark.
Deputy of Iran affairs at World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought said the so-called freedom of expression that justifies Qur’an burning in some European countries is an anti-human version for freedom.
In a reference to book burning in Nazi Germany, the Official Council of Swedish Jewish Communities and the AMANAH Muslim Jewish Partnership of Trust said in a joint statement on Wednesday that book burning often indicates the beginning of the normalisation of hatred towards a group in society.
Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought denounced the burning of a copy of Qur’an in Sweden stressing that desecration of Islamic sanctities amounts to violation of freedom of thought and interfaith dialogue.
Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has denounced burning a copy of Qur’an in Sweden calling for united stance of Muslims and world freedom seekers against desecration of the holy book of Islam.