Pakistan: Religious Council Advises PM to Allow Construction of Hindu Temple in Islamabad
A cleric-council in Pakistan gave nod to construction of a temple in Islamabad and warned against utilisation of public funds for it’s construction. The decision came after PM Imran ordered to stop construction in June and asked cleric-council to take a call. Earlier, some radical-Muslims had threatened the government, calling it a 'blasphemy'. Currently there is only one temple in Islamabad for 3000 Hindus who abstain to visit the place… read-more
Tags: Pakistan, islamabad, Clerics, hindu temple, blasphemy, Radical muslims, Hindu minority, Imran Khan
Courtesy: The Hindu
French President Defends "Blasphemy", Decries "Islamic separatism"
Condemning ‘Islamic separatism’, French President Macron has defended "right to commit blasphemy". Macron said, "To be a French is to defend the right to make people laugh, to criticize, to mock, to caricature." He opined it at a naturalization ceremony on September 4. The statement came amid the ongoing Charlie Hebdo shooting trials and furore over re-publication of the images. Besides, French government promised a law against Islamic… read-more
Tags: Emmanuel Macron, charlie hebdo, France, blasphemy, Democracy
Courtesy: New Indian Express