British Muslims have come out publicly against the Paris attacks in hundreds in response to the mounting calls from politicians to them to prove their patriotism and their distance from the terrorist outfit Isis which carried out a deadly attack in Paris a few days ago.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), endorsed by all its affiliates, released an advertorial in the British press condemning the terrorist group's "barbaric" act, reported the Independent.
"The advert aims to highlight how Muslims everywhere have consistently and without reservation spoken out against terror. It is important that our fellow Britons hear this message loudly and clearly", said Dr Shuja Shafi, the secretary general of the MCB.
Meanwhile, leader of the Labour Party and leader of opposition in UK, Jeremy Corbyn, pointed out that sanctions should be levied on banks and countries that are found to be funding the Islamic State (Isis) to the British Prime Minister David Cameron, on Wednesday.
Corbyn argued, "A crucial way to help defeat Isil is to cut off its funding, its supply of arms, and its trade," at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons.
He further questioned, "Can I press the Prime Minister to ensure that our allies in the region, indeed all countries in the region, are doing all they can to clamp down on individuals and institutions in their countries who are providing Isil with vital infrastructure?"
Cameron, who had earlier suggested extending airstrikes to Syria, which UK is already doing in Iraq, argued that cutting off funds isn't the only response UK should be having towards the group, reported Independent.com.
"We cannot dodge forever the question of how to degrade and destroy Isil both in Iraq and in Syria, ... yes, go after the money, go after the banks, cut off their supplies, but don't make that a substitute for the action that's required to beat these people where they are," Corbyn added.
Pointing fingers at Saudi Arabia, Corbyn alleged that, "Saudi Arabia, maybe not at Government level, but certainly at aid-level, has been providing support to Isil", on Wednesday, reports independent.co.uk.