Pakistan condemns French magazine’s blasphemous decision

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan yesterday condemned in strongest terms the decision by a French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, to republish deeply offensive caricature of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). “Such a deliberate act to offend the sentiments of billions of Muslims cannot be justified as an exercise in press freedom or freedom of expression,” a foreign ministry statement said. It said such actions undermine the global aspirations for peaceful co-existence as well as social and inter-faith harmony.

Source: The NationPakistan Today


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