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In Retort to Paris, Chechens Denounce “Permissiveness”

posted on January 20, 2015

Andrew Roth of The New York Times’ reports, “Tens of thousands of people marched on Monday through Grozny, the capital of the mainly Muslim Chechnya region of Russia, in a conservative retort to the mass demonstrations in France this month expressing solidarity with the victims of the terror attacks in Paris.” Protestors, lead by Ramzan Kadyrov ally of Vladimir Putin, said they were not marching in support of the terrorists; but they condemned caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. “We strongly declare that we will not allow anyone ever to insult the name of the prophet and our religion without punishment,” Mr. Kadyrov said.

Read at The New York Times