Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned French President Emmanuel Macron over his anti-Islam insurance policies on Sunday, saying that his “public statements based on ignorance will create more hate, Islamophobia”.
The French president is being criticised and protests have damaged out in a number of cities of the world after Macron accused Muslims of separatism and vowed not to surrender cartoons depicting the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
His feedback got here in response to the beheading of a trainer, Samuel Paty, a 47-year-old trainer, who was attacked on his approach dwelling from the junior highschool the place he taught in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, 40 kilometres northwest of Paris.
The trainer had proven cartoons disrespecting Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), in keeping with media stories.
In a sequence of tweets, the prime minister, whereas presenting examples of the long-lasting chief Nelson Mandela, stated that it is a time when President Macron might have put the therapeutic contact and denied area to extremists slightly than “creating further polarisation and marginalisation that inevitably leads to radicalisation”.
“It is unlucky that he has chosen to encourage Islamophobia by attacking Islam slightly than the terrorists who perform violence, be it Muslims, White Supremacists or Nazi ideologists. Sadly, President Macron has chosen to intentionally provoke Muslims, incl his personal residents, via encouraging the show of blasphemous cartoons concentrating on Islam and our Prophet (PBUH), the premier wrote on Twitter.
Condemning that by attacking Islam, Macron has harm the emotions of Muslims around the globe, PM Imran stated that the very last thing the world needs or wants is additional “polarisation”.
“Public statements based on ignorance will create more hate, Islamophobia, and space for extremists,” he added.
France has not too long ago stepped up measures within the nation which its Muslim neighborhood views as anti-Islam. The French authorities has stated it fears militancy is taking up some Muslim communities within the nation.
Erdogan says French president Macron ‘needs mental treatment’ for anti-Muslim perspective
PM Imran Khan is the second outstanding Muslim chief to slam Macron for his anti-Muslim statements and insurance policies. Turkish President Erdogan earlier lashed out on the French president, suggesting that he required “mental treatment”.
The assertion was not effectively acquired by France because the nation recalled its ambassador. “Outrage and insult are not a method,” Macron’s workplace had stated.
“What is the problem of this person called Macron with Muslims and Islam? Macron needs treatment on a mental level,” Erdogan stated in a speech within the central Turkish metropolis of Kayseri.
“What else can be said to a head of state who does not understand freedom of belief and who behaves in this way to millions of people living in his country who are members of a different faith?” Erdogan added.