ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said that the French publication Charlie Hebdo should seek apology from Muslims for hurting their sentiments by publishing sacrilegious caricatures of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
Strongly condemning the publication of blasphemous caricatures, the President said that freedom of speech in any manner does not allow anyone to disrespect the religious beliefs of other people, read a statement issued on Friday.
Emphasising that no one can be allowed to show disrespect to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), the president added that boundaries of freedom of expression end where the liberties and sentiments of others start.
He added that the French journal, by publishing such caricatures, has hurt the sentiments of the Muslims and therefore should seek their apology.
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