Pakistan: Charge filed against news channel for airing #CharlieHebdo cartoons

HYDERABAD: The Bhavaninagar police on Thursday registered a case against Zee News Limited for hurting the religious sentiments of the Muslim community by reportedly telecasting the Charlie Hebdo cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad.

In his complaint, Mohammed Irfan, a student of Islamic studies from Jamia Nizmia and a resident of Nasheman Nagar, said that the news channel and anchor Sudheer Chowdhary were well aware that the cartoon would offend religious feelings and termed this as a deliberate act to create law and order problems, likely to trigger a controversy.

h/t Dr. J

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    ‘In his complaint, Mohammed Irfan, a student of Islamic studies …’

    As a thank you for defending the Prophet’s honour, his madrassah teacher has promised Mr. Irfan many dates during Ramadhan.