“Large-scale massacres in the name of Allah were down that month, as were the overall numbers,” The Religion of Peace editor Glen Roberts told The Speaker.
Over the course of September, Islamic violence globally left 1,580 dead and 2,436 critically injured in 187 attacks, according to TROP, which keeps a record of attacks that have taken place since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.
The month’s totals were much lower than the spike in Islamic violence that occurs around the time of Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month. This year, almost 3,000 deaths from religiously-motivated attacks took place during that period.
September’s 187 recorded attacks took place in 27 countries around the world, and included 31 suicide attacks.
By Justin Munce