OIC to take up anti-Islam film

All possible initiatives will be discussed to reach a plan of action and to address the escalating wave of incitement.


Web Desk September 18, 2012

NEW YORK: The Secretary General Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu has said that the issue of anti-Islam film will be discussed at the OIC foreign ministers meeting in New York later this month, Radio Pakistan reported.

In a statement on Tuesday‚ he said that the coordination meeting will discuss all possible initiatives to reach a plan of action to address the escalating wave of incitement against Muslims.

Ihsanoglu added that since the broadcast of the blasphemous film‚ he had initiated an intensive diplomatic move and made high level contacts to formulate an international unified response.

The low-budget controversial film – “Innocence of Muslims” – portrays followers of Islam as gratuitously violent.

Hundreds of people have demonstrated in cities across Pakistan, Middle East and North Africa to denounce the anti-Islam movie, which sparked fury across the Muslim world, and in some cases, deadly violence.

Protesters in Pakistan have demanded that the hate film should be banned across the world and the filmmaker punished. They also called for the US to apologise over the film and the Pakistani government to expel the US ambassador.

COMMENTS (5)

mahmood | 9 years ago | Reply

I think OIC can take it to serious moto n its an official body to do so..

M.Ahmer Ali | 9 years ago | Reply The world should never be afraid of OIC members because they have eunuchs qualities and they can't do any thing except giving verbal statements because they are addicted of oil wealth and they always just give condemning statements and very amazingly and interestingly why OIC's foreign ministers meeting in New York and why not in any muslim country??????
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