What Are Muslims Saying About ISIS?

Muslims display a banner in opposition to ISIS

Have you ever wondered why Muslims are not speaking out against ISIS?

It might be hard to find Muslim voices being represented in the news, which is why we've gathered links showing worldwide Islamic opposition to ISIS. If you are searching for what Muslims outside of Iraq are saying, these articles should help show you how many Muslims are opposed to the extremist group.

The Muslim World

REUTERS

Egypt's top religious authority condemns Islamic State

Egypt's most influential Muslim Cleric uses position to lead the call against ISIS.

(Photo Credit: Ahram)

TIME

Iran Leader Says ISIS Wants to 'Kill Humanity'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discusses ISIS’ implications for Islam and humanity.

AL ARABIYA

'ISIS' is enemy No. 1 of Islam,' says Saudi grand mufti

Leader’s rejection of ISIS comes at a time when many are questioning his country’s role in the group’s formation.

AL JAZEERA

Muslim leaders reject Baghdadi's caliphate

Muslim leaders reject establishment of so-called 'caliphate' in Iraq and Syria.

VATICAN RADIO

World's top Muslim leaders condemn attacks on Iraqi Christians

Authorities in the global Islamic community gather in support of persecuted Christians.

North America

CAIR

CAIR Condemns ISIS Violence and Rejects Calls to Join Extremists Fighting Abroad

The largest Muslim group in the U.S. calls for others to denounce ISIS.

AL JAZEERA

Hundreds of Calgary Muslims protest ISIS violence in Iraq

Canadian Muslims voice commitment to stamping out radicalization in Canada.

THE HUFFINGTON POST

Rebranding the Islamic State

American Imam says there is nothing Islamic about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

(Photo Credit: The Guardian)

MUSLIM PUBLIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

ISIS Execution of American Journalist Underscores Need to Combat Extremism

The Muslim Public Affairs Council hopes to mobilize American Muslims against extremism.

USA TODAY

Mich. Muslim leaders call Islamic State 'crazy criminals'

Sunni and Shia leaders in America say ISIS not Islamic, but criminal.

Europe

THE INDEPENDENT

Isis terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group

As many Brits join ISIS, faith leaders in the UK decry terrorism.

BBC NEWS UK

UK imams condemn Isis in online video

Coalition of Sunni and Shia imams in the UK working together to prevent youth from turning to ISIS.

(Photo Credit: Al Arabiya)

AL ARABIYA

German Muslims invite all faiths to day of prayer against ISIS

German Muslim groups are fighting terror with interfaith peace efforts.

AL ARABIYA

French Muslim leaders denounce ISIS brutality

French imams please with Muslims to integrate into society and understand Islamic values, instead of embracing terrorism and violence.

YAHOO

Norweigian Muslims protest Islamic State in Norway

Youth in Norway determined to not let their voice be hijacked by ISIS and other terror groups.

What stories have you been reading about the Muslim reaction to ISIS? Share a link in the comments section below!

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