Taghrib News Agency (TNA) 2 Sep 2020 - 15:00 http://www.taghribnews.com/en/news/474534/al-azhar-denounces-qur-an-burning-in-sweden-as-terrorist-crime -------------------------------------------------- Title : Al-Azhar denounces Qur'an burning in Sweden as terrorist crime -------------------------------------------------- Top Egyptian mufti, Ahmad al-Tayyip has censured Qur'an burning in Sweden in a Facebook post calling that an act of terror. Text : Al-Azhar top mufti, Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyip, has posted a message to condemn the recent Qur an burning in Sweden as brutal and act of crime, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA). He said," This was a racist and hateful act abhorred by all human civilizations" and added," This move provides the fuel for terrorism which both the west and east are suffering from." Ahmad al-Tayyip stressed," These crimes will fuel the hatred, tear down the security in societies and threatens the hopes for dialogue among civilizations." Grand mufti of Al-Azhar said," Burning holy Qur an is in fact insulting the feelings of nearly one billion Muslims and history will recall that instance as a shameful measure." Three members of a far-right group from Denmark have burnt a copy of holy Qur an near the site of Friday prayer in Malmo, a move which has irked Muslims and sparked protests in the Swedish southern city of Malmo.