Tag Archives: Prophet Mohammed

Two Injured In Paris Knife Attack Outside Charlie Hebdo Ex-Offices

  A man armed with a knife seriously wounded two people on Friday in a suspected terror attack outside the former offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, three weeks into the trial of men accused of being accomplices in the 2015 massacre of the newspaper’s staff. Charlie Hebdo had angered many Muslims … Continue reading Two Injured In Paris Knife Attack Outside Charlie Hebdo Ex-Offices

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Iran’s Khamenei Says Mohammed Cartoons ‘Unforgivable’

  Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Tuesday that cartoons of the prophet Mohammed that were republished by a French satirical magazine last week were “unforgivable”. “The grave and unforgivable sin committed by a French weekly in insulting the luminous and holy personality of (the) Prophet revealed, once more, the hostility and malicious grudge … Continue reading Iran’s Khamenei Says Mohammed Cartoons ‘Unforgivable’

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Trial Opens Over Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks That Stunned France

  Fourteen people accused of helping jihadist gunmen storm the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket went on trial Wednesday, five years after three days of terror sent shock waves through France. The events that began on January 7, 2015 sparked a series of attacks on French soil, including “lone wolf” killings … Continue reading Trial Opens Over Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks That Stunned France

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China Provoked Over Coronavirus Cartoon By Danish Newspaper

A Danish newspaper refused to apologise to China on Tuesday over a satirical cartoon it ran about the deadly new virus that has killed dozens and infected thousands more. The cartoon, published in Jyllands-Posten on Monday, depicted a Chinese flag with the yellow stars normally found in the upper left corner exchanged for drawings of … Continue reading China Provoked Over Coronavirus Cartoon By Danish Newspaper

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Court Sentences Professor To Death For Blasphemy

  A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a university professor to death for blasphemy under a law that critics say is often used to target minorities and liberal activists. Junaid Hafeez, 33, was arrested in March 2013 for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed on social media. Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in … Continue reading Court Sentences Professor To Death For Blasphemy

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