fbpx
Connect with us

News

UMNO Youth Submits Memo Requesting Apology From The President Of France

Published

My Post 1
Source: Yahoo & WSJ

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The UMNO Youth party has submitted a memorandum to Emmanuel Macron, the president of France through their embassy here in Jalan Tun Razak, yesterday (28 October 2020). The memorandum comes in response to Macron’s public statement regarding the issue of insulting the Prophet Muhammad and Islam following the recent beheading of a French teacher, Samuel Paty.

According to Bernama, UMNO Youth exco Ikmal Hazlan Ikmal Hisham said that the aim of the memorandum was to request for a counter-statement from the French government to retract Macron’s statement and apologise to Muslims.

Umno 2

“It is an irresponsible statement linking Prophet Muhammad with extremism and violence. We respect ‘freedom of speech’ but it has its limitations,” he said, adding that Macron’s remarks were the biggest insult especially considering that Muslims are celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s birthday today (29 October 2020).

It all began when a French teacher, Samuel Paty, was found beheaded in an attack by a Chechen refugee in retaliation to the teacher using a caricature of Prophet Muhammad while teaching his students about freedom of speech.

Umno 4

As according to New Statesman, in response to the attack Macron declared that “we will not give up caricatures” will awarding Paty with the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest civilian honour. The French government also then proceeded to close a mosque for allegedly spreading extremist materials and announced the dissolution of Muslim organisations considered to be ‘extremists’.

Muslim-majority countries including Turkey have since accused Macron of starting a campaign of hatred against Islam.

“We strongly condemn the statement issued by Macron,” added Ikmal Hazlan while urging Malaysians to boycott French products if the French government chooses not to respond.

What do you think about this? Let us know in the comment section. 

 

Also read: Embassy in Italy Sends Homesick M’sians Cute Covid-19 Care Package with Maggi & Brahim’s Rendang!

M'sian Embassy In Italy Sends Covid-19 Care Package That Includes Maggi &Amp; Brahim's Rendang Packs - World Of Buzz

Source: Arab News
Source: WSJ


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Collage 57 Collage 57
News10 hours ago

Friend of M’sian Who Was Shot 8 Times Reveals That He Was Recently Appointed as Gang Leader

Do you know that feeling where something feels distant, as if it only exists in movies or the news until...

Collage 54 Collage 54
News17 hours ago

Dr Noor Hisham: Child in Viral Photo With Rash Actually Has Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease and NOT Monkeypox

As of now, Malaysians can breathe a sigh of relief as Health Director-General himself has confirmed that the recent viral...

Ft Vote Ft Vote
News17 hours ago

Study: Over 80% of Youths Are Excited to Vote in GE15, But 41% Are Unsure Who to Vote For

With the next General Election coming up, politicians on both sides have made their predictions on what they think will...

Ft Mqa Ft Mqa
News18 hours ago

“It doesn’t need to be disputed” – MQA Recognises PM’s Honorary Degree From Nihon University

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Medicine by Nihon University in Japan in...

Collage 16 2 Collage 16 2
News2 days ago

Ministry of Transport Allocates RM450 Millions To Upgrade LRT Service & Safety With 23 Initiatives

LRT train services have recently found themselves under fire for the constant issues which caused delays and inconvenience to its...

Ft Surau Ft Surau
News3 days ago

Mini School Bus Turned Mobile Surau in Terengganu Becomes First to be Recognised by JPJ

For Muslims, having to find somewhere suitable to perform prayers can sometimes be difficult especially when you’re out and about....

Collage 47 Collage 47
News3 days ago

JUST IN: Multiple Areas in KL Hit By Flash Floods After Continuous Rain Since Morning

After a couple of weeks of hot, sunny weather, it finally rained in KL this morning (25 May) but unfortunately,...

Collage Final 2 2 Collage Final 2 2
News4 days ago

Grab: Recent Price Hike Due to High Demand For Rides & Low Supply of Drivers

Complaints surrounding Grab’s e-hailing services such as the inability to book a car, unusually high fares as well as long...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY