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Friday, January 4, 2013

Organization Of Islamic Cooperation Asks French Government To Take "appropriate" Action Against Charlie Hebdo




The French government should take “appropriate” action against a magazine that’s publishing new caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, according to the secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said the publication, which is part of a series on the life of Islam’s last prophet by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, “should abide by the provisions –- particularly those in the European Union context –- on incitement to hatred and violence,” according to a statement dated yesterday. The Jeddah-based OIC is an inter-governmental organization with 57 member states, according to its website.

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http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-01-03/oic-urges-france-to-act-against-muhammad-cartoon-magazine

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