Anti-French sentiment in Pakistan has worsened since Emmanuel Macron defended comic rights in the name of freedom of expression during his tribute to Samuel Paty.
After a week of radical anti-French protests in Pakistan, radical Islamic parties launched Operation Tririck-e-Rabek (TLP) in Pakistan and arrested leader Thad in Lahore on Monday. Saad Rizvi, asked them to march. In order to demand the expulsion of the French ambassador, the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan broke his silence on Twitter on Saturday, April 17.
Since last fall, TLP has been the initiator of several rallies aimed at French interests. At that time, French President Emmanuel Macron (Emmanuel Macron) defended cartoon rights in the name of freedom of expression and paid tribute to Samuel Paty.His class, after republishing the representatives of the Prophet Muhammad every week Charlie Hebdo.
For Imran Khan, insulting the Prophet would hurt Muslims all over the world. “We Muslims have the greatest love and respect for our Prophet”, He tweeted. “We cannot tolerate this kind of disrespect and abuse.” ” I call (…) Western governments prohibit any negative comments on the Holocaust in order to use the same rules to punish those who deliberately spread hate messages to Muslims by insulting our prophets.”, Mr. Khan continued.
Denial of the Holocaust is illegal in several European countries, including Germany and France, and is punishable by imprisonment.
After several days of protests, four policemen were killed. The government of Imran Khan announced on Thursday that it will now ban TLP, calling it a terrorist organization. Mr. Khan suggested that the government decided to ban TLP not because of its different motives, but because of differences in its methods.