SHAFAQNA- People on Twitter are speaking out about the knife attack in London with the hashtag #YouAintNoMuslimBruv.
A witness captured video of police restraining the suspect. In the video, a Londoner be heard shouting, “You ain’t no Muslim bruv.”
— Yusuf (@YusufP94) December 5, 2015
Within hours of the attack, the hashtag #YouAintNoMuslimBruv was trending on Twitter.
People used the hashtag to spread the message that terrorists who kill innocent people in the name of Islam are not following the true teachings of the religion.
#YouAintNoMuslimBruv if you are killing innocent people✋🏻
— mishal rehman (@mishalrehman2) December 6, 2015
#YouAintNoMuslimBruv What a perfectly British and succinct way to undermine a terrorist mentality. Love you UK
— JennyWrenLife (@JennyWrenLife1) December 6, 2015
Islam rejects extremism, violence and fanaticism.#YouAintNoMuslimBruv
— Missy. (@Missymasood) December 6, 2015
Stop embarrassing Islam,with your disgusting acts because#YouAintNoMuslimBruv #unitedAgainstExtremisim. -THANKYOU ENGLAND
— Wardah Falik (@WardahFalik) December 6, 2015
Scanning ISIS Error 404 Muslim not found#YouAintNoMuslimBruv
— Ozer Khalid (@OzerKhalid) December 6, 2015
“Whoever kills a person [unjustly]…it is as though he has killed all mankind.” (Qur’an, 5:32)#YouAintNoMuslimBruv.”
— ibraheem gumai (@ibraheem_gumai) December 6, 2015
The hashtag was one of the top trending hashtags on Twitter Sunday morning.
The suspect in the knife attack remained in custody at a police station Sunday.
Britain’s national terrorism threat level remains at “severe,” meaning that authorities believe an attack is highly likely.