Rome's moderate Muslims are being invited to hold a demonstration at the Campidoglio, the famous square on the Capitoline hill in Rome, on 11 September. The demonstration, against terrorism, will be in memory of the innocent victims of the attack on the twin towers in New York in 2001 and in protest at the assassination of Enzo Baldoni the Italian journalist murdered in Iraq at the end of August.

Omar Camiletti, a representative of the moderate Islamic community in Rome and a leading figure at the Roman mosque, explained that it is necessary for Italian Muslims to protest publicly to demonstrate the difference between terrorism and Islam. Muslims make up the second largest religious group in Italy with more than a million faithful.

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