Thursday, December 8

Minister: (Pakistan raising issue of Islamophobia at every int’l fora: FM)

Islamabad:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the blasphemous incident in India has hurt the sentiments of Muslims.

In a statement on Thursday, he also expressed his surprise over the arrest and killing of Muslims in the wake of the incident. He said the Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and other human rights organizations to take notice of the incident.

He said it is not an internal issue but that of the humanity. He said Pakistan has the right to raise this issue. He said we take up the matter with the officials of Indian High Commission yesterday and gave our reaction. The Foreign Minister said Muslim minorities are not safe in India. He said Pakistan is raising the issue of Islamophobia at every international forum.