Outrage insulting drawings of Muhammad in France

Posted on September 19, 2012


18/09/2012 – 05:50 PM
France. – The president of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM), Mohammed Moussaoui, said he feels “deep dismay” by the publication on Wednesday by the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo “of drawings insulting to the Prophet of Islam.”

In a statement, the Council condemned “with the utmost vigor this new act Islamophobic” and urged “Muslims of France not to yield to the provocation.”

Charlie Hebdo published in the issue that will appear on Wednesday drawings depicting the prophet Muhammad.

The French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, said shortly before “in the current context, disapproves” all over “and called for” responsibility “.

Ayrault recalled “the principle of secularism, which, together with the values ​​of tolerance and respect for religious beliefs, the center of our republican pact”.

Internet dissemination of fragments of the film “The innocence of the Muslims”, made in the U.S. and in which denigrates the Prophet Mohammed sparked a wave of anti-American demonstrations in the Muslim world.

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