Magazine
Latest Issue

#WhoIsMuhammad shares a positive vision of Islam

The Hashtag is being used to spread teachings about peace and harmony

By Prospect Team  

The French police officer, Ahmed Merabet, is remembered on the site where he was shot near the Charlie Hebdo offices ©Aurore Marechal/ABACAPRESS.COM

Twitter has been a focal point for those responding to last week’s terror attacks in Paris, with the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie used to express solidarity with the murdered cartoonists and journalists, #JeSuisAhmed used to mourn the loss of a Muslim policeman who died protecting Charlie Hebdo‘s staff, and #JeSuisJuif used to commemorate the victims of the kosher supermarket hostage situation.

So it’s fitting that Twitter is also playing a key role in the response of Muslims around the world, who are sharing a positive, peaceful vision of the Prophet Muhammad and his teachings with the hashtag #WhoIsMuhammad.

Some are sharing Islamic teachings:

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with our newsletter, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect