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Jeddah: (Web Desk) The Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held an extraordinary meeting in Sweden, Holland and Denmark to take a joint stand against the desecration of the Holy Quran, condemning the brutal criminal acts and encouraging the perpetrators of this act. was requested.
During the meeting, the secretary general of the organization Hussain Braham Taha expressed regret for the provocative actions of right-wing activists and said that such actions are a criminal act against Muslims, their holy religion, values and traditions. To insult.
He said that the relevant governments should take strict disciplinary measures, extreme right-wing extremists in these countries have repeatedly committed such provocative actions, insulting the Holy Quran and insulting the Prophet of Islam is just a common type of Islamophobia. It should not be done. To be honest, such an act is a direct insult to 1.6 billion Muslims.
The permanent representative of Saudi Arabia in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Saleh Al-Sahibani, said that this meeting was called in order to express a united stance against insulting the Holy Quran, that such incidents hurt the feelings of Muslims and are an insult. support the source of extremism.
He said that such actions can be considered an insult to all Muslims, these hateful actions are against the humanitarian, moral and religious principles and values of people who love peace and coexistence.
In his speech at the meeting, Dr. Saleh Al-Sahibani said that such heinous acts in more than one place are the negligence and failure of some governments to limit the trend of Islamophobia, prevent incitement and punish perpetrators in the name of freedom of expression. raises many questions, but we also know that in some cases these freedoms are limited.
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Turkey to the OIC, Mehmet Metin Aker, said that Turkey strongly condemns the recent heinous attacks on January 21 in Stockholm, January 22 in The Hague and January 27 in Copenhagen.
He added: “Unfortunately, the failure of the Swedish authorities to take the necessary measures against the attack on the Holy Quran on January 21 has encouraged similar attacks in the Netherlands and Denmark.” Because anti-Islamic hatred has reached an alarming level in some of these countries. In Europe, in particular, we observe with great concern that right-wing politicians are using anti-Islamic rhetoric to promote their negative agenda, and unfortunately, relying on cheap image thus paves the way for racist attacks against Muslims.
The permanent representative of the Republic of Turkey emphasized that efforts under the guise of freedom of speech to violate the sanctity of the Holy Quran and other sacred values, including the Prophet of Islam Muhammad (pbuh), are against religious laws. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Rights) and other international legal documents on human rights are contrary to the spirit.
He emphasized that the OIC and its member states have a moral and political responsibility to act collectively and take a common position against the recent insult to our holy book, the Holy Quran.