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20,000 People Formed Christchurch Mosque by Joining Hands

Al-Noor Mosque, Christchurch (Left) and Human-Mosque Formation in JHANG (Right)

JHANG – Friday 13, 2019: Approximately 20,000 plus people formed Human-Mosque on Friday in a city of Punjab, called JHANG. It was an expression of solidarity with the victims of Christchurch incident that occurred last month, GG News reported.

The participants formed a human-mosque, resembling the mosque that was targeted by a terrorist in Christchurch, New Zealand. This formation took place in a garden that is located just besides the Hazrat Sultan’s shrine. Hazrat Sultan went famous in the 17th century for his scholar artwork and Sufi poetry.

People who took part in the human-mosque formation were dressed in the white colored Shalwar Kameez. They joined each other to shape up the Al-Noor Mosque structure, targeted in the Christchurch.

People covered the top of the mosque formation with New Zealand and Pakistan flags and also had the photos of those who were martyred in that attack. It was one of the worst terrorist attacks in the history of New Zealand.

On this event, the participants chanted the slogans of Allah-Hu-Akbar and also recited Durood. At the same time, there was also a little formation of people who wrote “Islam is Peace” at the upper-right corner of the mosque.

The enchanting display of solidarity and harmony was there for some time before it was disbanded.

Approximately 50 (fifty) people lost their lives, when a terrorist who was inspired by the far-right ferocious ideologies targeted Linwood Islamic Center and the Al-Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15th March.

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, described this event as “One of the darkest days of the New Zealand”. After the terrorist attack, the Prime Minister paid several visits to the Islamic community living in the Christchurch for expressing solidarity.

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