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UN, OIC role stressed to stop blasphemous caricatures contest

LAHORE: The United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) should play their role to stop contest of blasphemous caricatures in the Netherlands.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (Niazi) Women Wing President Syeda Faiza Naqvi said this while chairing a meeting here Sunday. She said that international laws should be made to stop such accursed persons who commit blasphemy towards the prophets. She said people belonging to all schools of thought should register a strong protest against the move.
On the other hand, Pakistan United Council (PUC) had decided to convene all parties conference on August 29 to issue a joint communique against the blasphemous caricatures.
Political, religious parties and social organizations would participate in the conference. says a press release issued here today.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.