Around 11,000 Muslims attended the Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden yesterday to hear US pastor Terry Jones' plans to burn copies of the Koran on the anniversary of 9/11 condemned as 'hatred being spread' and the denouncing of extremism. Fortunately, the plans have been postponed, though it's hard to imagine a more ignorant and idiotic manner of commemorating the events of 9/11. In an age where any news story concerning Muslims seems to become blown out of all proportion, Guardian blogger Roy Greenslade discusses whether the media were responsible for the Koran-burning pastor story going international. Photo of Brick Lane minaret by tiredoflondon.
London Muslims Condemn Koran Burning
Last Updated 11 September 2010