Activists in the Arab and Islamic world continued their angry campaigns on communication platforms against France’s insistence on publishing the cartoons insulting to the messenger of humanity and the messenger of mercy to the worlds, Muhammad, may blessings and peace be upon him, under the pretext of freedom of expression.
The eighth bulletin of “Your Nashrkom” on (10/24/2020) monitored the activists ’interaction with the hashtag“ But the Messenger of God. ”The activists also continued to announce their boycott of French products on communication platforms, as well as shops and institutions, and calls to expand the scope of the boycott. Activists also called on the governments of their countries to take a clear position on the controversial statements of the French President on Islam.
Activists frequently re-circulated a video clip of the late Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, in which he said, “We respect those who respect him (the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him) and are hostile to those who touch him by word or action.” Morsi had said these words in defense of the Holy Prophet, during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly .
By marking the “boycott of French products,” activists welcomed the stance of stores and companies that announced a boycott of French products, as commercial stores withdrew products, and catering companies published statements that denounced the French President’s statements, and announced their boycott of French goods.
On the academic level, Qatar University announced – through its Twitter account – the postponement of the upcoming French cultural week, and said in a tweet, “In sympathy with the latest developments related to the deliberate abuse of Islam and its symbols, the Qatar University administration decided to postpone the French Cultural Week event indefinitely.”
The university added, “In this regard, the university administration affirms that any prejudice to the Islamic faith, sacredities and symbols is completely unacceptable, as these offenses harm the universal human values and the highest moral principles affirmed by all contemporary societies.”
For its part, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its dissatisfaction with the re-publication of the cartoons of the Messenger, may God bless him and grant him peace in France, and announced, in a statement published on Twitter, its support for the statement of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation which condemned the continued attack against Muslims’ feelings of insulting religious symbols and in the person of the Messenger, may God bless him. And blessings. It also warned against continuing to support these abuses and discriminatory policies that link Islam with terrorism, as they represent “a falsification of reality and insult to the teachings of our tolerant Sharia rejecting terrorism,” as well as the offense they represent to the feelings of Muslims around the world.
In Jordan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi wrote in a tweet, “We condemn the continued publication of offensive images of the Messenger Muhammad, may God bless him and grant him peace, and reject it, and we affirm the need to stop these practices that represent a breach of human rights and nurture the culture of hatred and terrorism condemned by the Kingdom in all its forms. These offenses, and to promote a culture of harmony and respect for others and their sanctities. “
And from what was monitored by “The Eighth News”, the tweet of the journalist Maryam Mohamed, in which she said, “The campaign to boycott French products, if not led by the major distribution companies, will not be effective and painful for the French economy. French producers make a lot of selling to companies. Push Muslim companies to boycott French companies, so that Macron does not dare.” Islam!”.
The spokeswoman for the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lulwah Al-Khater, wrote in a tweet: “He is God’s mercy to the worlds. My lord, I am afraid of singing with passion, and my sins have exceeded my excuses, O, mercy of God, which, if distributed and expanded, hearts would still pass.
As for the journalist Anya Al-Afandi, she wrote in a tweet, “The Secretariat has the most boycott campaign committed by the Arabs for years and in all fields: diplomatically, technically, sports and trade … it was when they boycotted an Arab Muslim country at the height of Ramadan.”
Journalist Muhammad Al-Arada said, “May God turn the people of Kuwait, our honorable people initiated all the means they have to deliver messages to the French leadership in protest against allowing offense to our honorable Messenger – may God bless him and grant him peace, and the last of these messages is boycotting French products. People’s messages arrive sometimes and forcefully, and are immeasurable. Peoples by their numbers, but by their positions. “
As for the writer Asaad Taha, he tweeted, “Thank you Macron .. you renewed in us the love of our Prophet .. God blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad.”
# Except_the Messenger of God_Oy_France … a tag that monitors the increasing calls to boycott French products, amid official and popular Arab condemnation of re-publishing the offensive images (of the envoy as a mercy to the worlds) in a country that boasts freedom.