Thousands protest against French magazine in Karachi


KARACHI: Thousands of people marched under the Tanzemat-e-Ahle-Sunnat in Karachi on Thursday in the largest protest in the city so far against French magazine Charlie Hebdo that published the blasphemous sketches of the Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him).

A large number of people participated in the rally taken out from Numaish Chowrangi to Tibet Centre. The participants were holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the French Magazine, demanding the blasphemers be killed. They also chanted slogans in the favor of Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

While speaking to the rally participants, Pakistan Sunni Tehreek (PST) leader Sarwat Aijaz Qadri has that Pakistani Muslims are angry on the publication of the blasphemous caricatures. He said that religious feelings of the Muslims have been hurt by this act of the French magazine.

He said that they are ready to sacrifices their lives for the honor of Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him).He said the government should raise this issue on international level.

However, the police closed down the Main Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road and 12 others roads of the vicinity, which caused severe traffic problems.

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