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#WhoIsMuhammad Muslims take over Twitter to explain holy prophet's significance in Islam

Some Muslims formed the hashtag #WhoIsMuhammad which started trending on Twitter the same day 5 million copies of the French satirical magazine went on sale

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The latest issue of the Charlie Hebdo magazine shows a weeping Prophet Mohammed holding a “Je Suis Charlie” sign with a headline saying “Tout est pardonne”, French for “All is forgiven.” play

The latest issue of the Charlie Hebdo magazine shows a weeping Prophet Mohammed holding a “Je Suis Charlie” sign with a headline saying “Tout est pardonne”, French for “All is forgiven.”

(Charlie Hebdo)

In the wake of Charlie Hebdo shootings, Muslims around the world are using Twitter to re-establish the image of Prophet Muhammad, explaining his lifestyle to other Twitter users who are non-Muslims.

Some Muslims formed the hashtag #WhoIsMuhammad which started trending on Twitter the same day  5 million copies of the French satirical magazine went on sale depicting the 'crying Prophet' on its front cover

Orthodox Islamic doctrine forbids depiction of all prophets to prevent them becoming objects of idolatry.

A heated debate began once again about where the line between freedom of speech and offending religious sentiments should be drawn.

It would be recalled that the Kaouachi brothers who attacked the satirical magazine shouted: "We have avenged the Prophet Mohammed, we have avenged the Prophet Mohammed, we have killed Charlie Hebdo," shortly after they had gunned down the newspaper staffs.

Read several tweets below:

 

 

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