Following Wednesday's terrorist attack on the offices of satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were killed by masked gunmen, people all over the world gathered to pay their respects. In London's Trafalgar Square, hundreds gathered in solidarity, holding up pens and banners that said "Je suis Charlie". I attended the vigil, and was surprised to see that alongside fellow journalists were members of the public who wanted to stand up for freedom of speech. Among them were a number of British Muslims, who wanted to make clear that the terrorists did not represent them or their religion.
Muslims rightly fear that yesterday's attack could result in more abuse, Islamophobic rhetoric, and, indeed, physical violence. Earlier today, three blank grenades were thrown at a mosque in the city of Le Mans, and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen called for the reinstatement of the death penalty.
I spoke to a number of British Muslims about how they felt about yesterday's attack and how it would affect both British and European Muslims in the future: