Protests In Srinagar, Kargil Over French President’s Anti-Islam Remarks

Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against the French President Emmanuel Macron’s anti-Islam remarks. KO Photo

Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar, Kargil and other major towns across Kashmir on Friday against the French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent remarks against Islam and his support for blasphemous carricatures of Holy Prophet (SAW).

Several traders and residents in Batamaloo here protested against Macron and condemned the blasphemy.

The protest was organized by All Traders and Transporters Joint Action Committee  Batamaloo.

Holding placards that read, “Kill us but don’t disrespect our prophet”, the protesters said that they will continue this protest until he (Macron) apologizes to the Muslims.

Protest was also held in Kargil district of Ladakh against French president.

Eyewitnesses said that soon after offering Friday prayers, hundreds of people held a protest demonstration against the French President.

Protestors while carrying placards, raised slogans and marched through the streets of Kargil, they added.


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