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Queen Rania On Charlie Hebdo Attackers: ‘Their Actions Are The Antithesis Of Islam’

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan stood with world leaders protesting terrorism in the Paris unity march on Jan. 11 -- but she does not stand with Charlie Hebdo in their depictions of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. In an interview with French pub...

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan stood with world leaders protesting terrorism in the Paris unity march on Jan. 11 — but she does not stand with Charlie Hebdo in their depictions of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.

Jordan's Queen Rania arrives to attend the second regular session of the parliament in Amman on November 2, 2014. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images) | KHALIL MAZRAAWI via Getty Images

In an interview with French publication L’Express published on Wednesday, the queen strongly condemned the Jan. 7 attack on the satirical newspaper that left 12 dead and more injured.

“[The attackers] do not represent the millions of Muslims around the world who condemn terrorism. To equate an entire religion and its followers with the actions of a minority is just wrong.”

Source: The Huffington Post (8282 Articles)
Written by Antonia Blumberg