Once again the hands of barbarism and brutality have inflicted sorrow and grieve upon the
intellectual and free minds of the world, in an attempt to break the moral strength and determination of
the free world. Shi’a Wisdom strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Copenhagen, Denmark, which
took the life of an innocent man and wounded two others.
The right to criticize and question is Godly given, and has been guaranteed in all religions and
holy scriptures. The biography of Prophet Mohammad and his holy household suggests that, during their
time, they tolerated notions of opposition and criticism and dealt with it in a very benevolent and
compassionate manner. It is narrated during the Caliphate of Imam Ali, Islam witnessed the first
opposition protest, and Imam Ali accepted their demands and did not use coercive means to marginalize
Therefore, Shia Wisdom invites the International community and all intellectual bodies to
dissect the truthful legacies of Prophet Mohammad and Islam as a religion from the holy house of
Prophet Mohammad and witness the mercy, tolerance, freedom and logic Islam has to offer to
Our prayers go to the victims of this terrorist act and their families, and we shall all pray for the
day, when peace, tranquility, prosperity and freedom prevails and darkness and tyranny diminishes.