Islamist demonstrators set fire to the German Embassy in Khartoum

Posted on September 15, 2012


By AFP – Date: 12 hours ago 3 minutes
KHARTOUM – Some 5,000 demonstrators Islamists set fire to the German Embassy in Khartoum, after snatching the German flag and replace it with a standard Islamist found a AFP correspondent.

They then blocked the road to prevent the arrival of firefighters, and the police replied with tear gas.

Demonstrators also attacked the British Embassy, ​​close to denounce denigrating Islam film posted on the Internet which has caused a wave of protests in many countries.

This film has provoked an attack Tuesday against the U.S. consulate in Libya in which the ambassador and three other Americans were killed.

Wednesday, hundreds of people gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, but no demonstrators had entered inside the building. Gathered at the initiative of a group calling itself by the name of Young Sudanese, they demanded an immediate apology and the immediate withdrawal of the video film on YouTube.

Friday, tens of thousands of Muslims have again demonstrated through the Arab world and Asia to denounce this film produced in the United States, triggering further violence.

Sometimes violent reactions of Muslims triggered by Innocence (Innocence Muslims), extracts of which are published on the Internet, remember the anger had caused the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Danish newspaper in 2006.

Made by a filmmaker who is presented as American-Israeli and the American media as a Christian would be Coptic, poor quality film film denigrates Muslims portrayed as immoral and brutal, and the Prophet Muhammad.

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