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Published On: Fri, Jan 30th, 2015

Muslims protest Charlie Hebdo, storm Pakistan Christian school

The Charlie Hebdo controversy is far from over as another protest in the Arab world turned violent, this time endangering Christian boys at a school in Pakistan.

While protesting that French magazine for publishing caricatures of the Prophet of Islam stormed a Christian boys’ school demanding its closure and reportedly four students hurt as protesters damage property, smash windows.

Muhammad cartoon

A cartoon sparked massive violence and the protests continue
photo: Charlie Hebdo Muhammad insult which provoked riots and protests previously

According to school principalFredrick Farhan Das, a group of more than 300 protesting students entered St. Paul High School after climbing on its outer walls and forcibly opened the main gates.

A group of some 200 to 300 protesting students entered Panel High School after jumping its outer walls and forcibly opened the gates,” Das said.

This caused kind of a stampede, which slightly injured four students.”

Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Human Rights Defender, said that “hurting peaceful Pakistani Christians would be hurting Pakistan, as they are as much patriotic as anyone else, despite all such attacks on them. They are tolerant in spite of being labor class, poor and marginalized but nonviolent. They respect every faith and every Holy personality of any religion that’s why the person who belongs to any faith and religion feel comfortable to live among them. We should not consider this incident to be an anti-Christian attack but such elements who try to create anti-Christian atmosphere should also be condemned and be punished.”

Two gunmen stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo earlier this month, killing 12 people.

Under the country’s strict blasphemy laws, insulting Prophet Muhammad can carry the death penalty, and the country’s prime minister and parliament have strongly condemned the publication of the cartoons.

Charlie Hebdo Muhammad cover after Paris terrorist attacks

 

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