…French President wants psychological therapy— Erdogan
Shortly after the French President supported the making of depictive cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), there have been calls from numerous international locations to boycott French items.
For the time being, the social media is awash with #Boycott_French_Goods, trending on Twitter in all main Muslim international locations together with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Turkey, Bangladesh, UAE, and Pakistan.
The event got here after a instructor was beheaded close to Paris by an 18-year-old man Abdullah Anzorov over the show of cartoons depicting the Prophet (PBUH)
The French President paid tribute to the instructor as a ‘quiet hero’ and defended his actions as Freedom of expression and in a televised tackle to the Nation, including that France “won’t hand over our cartoons”.
Later France raided a number of homes of Muslim households and even closed down the Grand Mosque of Paris in what it said a clampdown in opposition to “Islamist terrorists”.
The Muslim world was enraged over the statements given by the French President and a number of leaders reacted to the statements by the French President.
Turkish President Erdogan mentioned French President Emmanuel Macron wanted psychological ‘therapy’ over response to beheading.
The Saudi Council of Senior Students, a number of days in the past condemned the statements of the President and mentioned in a press release: “It’s the obligation of the sensible in all elements of the world, establishments and people to sentence these abuses that aren’t associated to freedom of expression and thought however quite are pure fanaticism and a free service for these with extremist concepts”
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan in a sequence of tweets condemned the statements of the French President and mentioned:
“Hallmark of a frontrunner is he unites human beings, as Mandela did, quite than dividing them. This can be a time when Pres Macron may have put therapeutic contact & denied area to extremists quite than creating additional polarization & marginalization that inevitably results in radicalization”
The Pakistani premier even wrote a letter to Fb’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg requesting him “to ban Islamophobia simply as Fb has banned questioning or criticizing the holocaust.”
People on Twitter known as upon a mass marketing campaign to boycott French merchandise and chains which quickly started trending on prime in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Turkey, Bangladesh, UAE, and Pakistan.
Movies additionally emerged on the social media of supermarkets eradicating French merchandise in numerous international locations and decimation of the French president’s photographs.
Qatar’s largest grocery store group Almeira has introduced the removing of French merchandise. Earlier, merchants in Kuwait additionally introduced a boycott pic.twitter.com/StD3AntKfa