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IUML State unit to protest against caricature on Feb 10

THE STATE unit of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has condemned the publication of blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in certain newspapers in Europe. The Indian Union Muslim League secretary Dr Abdullah has said that publishing such caricatures is a misuse of press freedom.

india Updated: Feb 06, 2006 16:23 IST

THE STATE unit of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has condemned the publication of blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in certain newspapers in Europe. The Indian Union Muslim League secretary Dr Abdullah has said that publishing such caricatures is a misuse of press freedom.

“Any caricature depicting Prophet Muhammad, who was a messenger of peace, is an affront to entire humanity”, he added.
Islam forbids images of Prophet Muhammad.

The Indian Union Muslim League has urged the citizens to participate in a rally led by Shahar Qazi Abdul Latif that will be taken out to vent the anger of people on the issue on February 10. The protest rally will start from Iqbal Maidan on Friday afternoon.

Meanwhile, the Indian Union Muslim Leaguepassed a proposal condemnation the publication of such caricatures and is forwarding it to the Central Government, urging it to express its disapproval on the international level.

First Published: Feb 06, 2006 16:23 IST