Protests erupt in Srinagar as Modi govt protects Hindutva supporter accused of blasphemy

ISLAMABAD, Dec 01 (APP): The protest demonstrations have erupted in Srinagar seeking the arrest of a Hindutva supporter Prathamesh Shinde who made blasphemous remarks against Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). A 20-year-old student from Maharashtra at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar had posted derogatory content on the social media which triggered protests. The Jammu… Continue reading Protests erupt in Srinagar as Modi govt protects Hindutva supporter accused of blasphemy

Horrific Sialkot incident a “day of shame” for Pakistan: PM

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 3 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday said that the “horrific vigilante attack” on a factory in Sialkot and the burning alive of Sri Lankan manager was a “day of shame for Pakistan.” On Twitter, the prime minister said that he was overseeing the investigations and all those responsible would be dealt with… Continue reading Horrific Sialkot incident a “day of shame” for Pakistan: PM

EU, Pakistan agree to enhance trade, investment by removing obstacles

ISLAMABAD, Jun 18 (APP): The European Union and Pakistan agreed to enhance bilateral trade, including by addressing issues hampering trade and investment and improving the business climate. During the Pakistan-European Union Joint Commission held by video conference, both the sides agreed for enhancing Pakistan’s efforts towards full implementation of the 27 international conventions stipulated under… Continue reading EU, Pakistan agree to enhance trade, investment by removing obstacles

Gulalai Ismail slammed on receiving award from dubious HR group

ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): The self-exiled Pakistani social activist Gulalai Ismail is in hot water after being nominated for “2021 International Women’s Rights Award” by an “annual gathering” of human rights activist, reputed to oblige people challenging Islamic teachings and values. The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, a lesser-known group calling itself an… Continue reading Gulalai Ismail slammed on receiving award from dubious HR group

PM seeks Muslim world’s voice against blasphemy, linking Islam with terrorism

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that to bridge the widening gulf between Islamic states and the West, his prime goal is to relay a strong message through Muslim world that any insult to Holy Prophet (PBUH) and linking Islam with terrorism is unacceptable. “The western societies are unaware about the love and reverence we… Continue reading PM seeks Muslim world’s voice against blasphemy, linking Islam with terrorism

Zulfi urges Muslim leaders to start PM Imran like movement against blasphemy

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 20 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari on Tuesday exhorted the Muslim leaders from around the world to start Prime Minister Imran Khan like movement against blasphemy. “Comparable to holocaust denial laws, the Muslim leaders must start the movement like Prime… Continue reading Zulfi urges Muslim leaders to start PM Imran like movement against blasphemy

Muslim world’s collective voice, not protests to end blasphemy: PM

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 19 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said the collective voice of whole Muslim world and threat for trade boycott could put a stop to blasphemy as protest demonstrations would damage nothing but Pakistan’s booming economy. “Will expulsion of French ambassador and cutting ties with them will stop this (blasphemy)?. Is there any guarantee… Continue reading Muslim world’s collective voice, not protests to end blasphemy: PM

President urges France ‘not to entrench discrimination against Muslims into laws’

ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP): President Dr. Arif Alvi on Saturday urged the political leadership of France “not to entrench discriminatory attitude against Muslims into laws” and warned that such steps would lead to serious repercussions in the shape of hatred and conflict. “You [France] need to bring people together and not to stamp a religion… Continue reading President urges France ‘not to entrench discrimination against Muslims into laws’

Efforts on for international legislation against blasphemy: Ashrafi

LAHORE, Jan 17 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Interfaith Harmony and Middle East Affairs Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is making efforts for international legislation against blasphemy. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, he said the PTI government was protector of Namoos-e-Risalat and the belief in finality… Continue reading Efforts on for international legislation against blasphemy: Ashrafi

PM vows to run campaign to rid world of Islamophobia, blasphemy

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday vowed to run a campaign by activating the Islamic states’ leaders to make the Western world understand that the Muslims get hurt the most due to disrespect of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). “We are 1.25 billion Muslims. Why can’t we do that? I feel… Continue reading PM vows to run campaign to rid world of Islamophobia, blasphemy

PM’s letter represents feelings of Muslims: Shibli

ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (APP):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Thursday said the letter of Prime Minister Imran Khan to heads of Islamic countries represented the feelings and sentiments of Muslims all over the world. The minister, in a tweet, said it was unfortunate that different Western countries were encouraging different measures against Islam… Continue reading PM’s letter represents feelings of Muslims: Shibli

Pakistan summons French envoy over Islamophobic campaign

The ambassador of France was summoned here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday to convey deep concerns over the recent Islamophobic campaign. The envoy was called in over systematic resurgence of blasphemous acts of republication of caricatures of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and desecration of Holy Quran by certain irresponsible elements. The… Continue reading Pakistan summons French envoy over Islamophobic campaign

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