KRISTIANSAND: In the aftermath to SIAN’s Quran burning incident, three Muslim organizations will distribute thousands of free copies of the holy book to Norwegians in an attempt to prevent future instances.
According to the newspaper Vårt Land reports, the three organisations-Norwegian Muslim Arts and Culture Association, the Islamic Literature Association and the Minhaj-ul-Quran Mosque together will distribute a total of 10,000 copies of the Qur’an with Norwegian translation to the citizens.
The religious community has stands at various places in Oslo where they will distribute the holy book.
It is in response to the burning of the Quran by SIAN (Stop Islamization of Norway) during a demonstration that took place just over two weeks ago in the Muslim-populated city of Kristiansand.
The Quran burning incident that drew nationwide condemnation.
Turkey, Pakistan, Iran reacted strongly by issuing their formal condemnations.
Earlier, Norwegian Muslims organized a Holy Quran recitation event in the street to spread tolerance and mercy of Islam.