He stated mosques have been being closed in Europe and Muslim ladies have been being denied their proper to put on clothes of their alternative.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday wrote a letter to the leaders of the Muslim nations for a collective motion to counter the rising development of Islamophobia.
The PM shared on Twitter the picture of the two-page letter, urging the leaders to behave urgently towards Islamophobia.
“My letter to leaders of Muslim states to behave collectively to counter the rising Islamophobia in non-Muslim states particularly Western states inflicting rising concern amongst Muslims the world over,” Khan stated, as he posted picture on his social media account.
“Immediately, we’re confronting a rising concern and restlessness amongst our Ummah as they see the rising tide of Islamophobia and assaults, by means of ridicule and mockery on our beloved Prophet PBUH within the Western world, particularly Europe,” he wrote.
My letter to leaders of Muslim states to behave collectively to counter the rising Islamophobia in non-Muslim states esp Western states inflicting rising concern amongst Muslims the world over. pic.twitter.com/OFuaKGu2c1
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 28, 2020
Khan stated the current statements on the management degree and incidents of desecration of the Holy Quran have been a mirrored image of accelerating Islamophobia, spreading in European nations the place sizeable Muslim populations resided.
About ‘covert and overt discrimination’, he talked about that in Europe, mosques have been being closed and Muslim ladies being denied their proper to put on clothes of their alternative in public area.
“I consider the management in these nations typically acts out of lack of information of the intrinsic deep ardour, love and devotion Muslims all around the world have for his or her Prophet PBUH and their divine ebook the Holy Quran,” he stated.
He stated, “Consequently, a harmful cycle of actions and reactions are set in movement. Hurtful actions lead to reactions from Muslims as they see their religion and their beloved Prophet focused which leads to additional discriminatory actions by governments towards Muslim populations of their states, leading to marginalisation of Muslims and the creating of area for radical, far-right teams to take advantage of the state of affairs.”
Khan stated marginalisation was resulting in radicalisation and this vicious cycle continued to create rising area for extremists on all sides.
“On this setting, it’s incumbent on us as leaders of the Muslim world to collectively take the lead in breaking this cycle of hate and extremism, which nurtures violence and even loss of life. We, as leaders of Muslim polities, should take the initiative to name for an finish to this cycle of hate and violence,” he stated.
Khan urged upon the Muslim leaders to boost collective voice and clarify to the management of the non-Muslim, particularly western states, the deep-seated reverence and love all Muslims really feel for his or her divine ebook, the Holy Quran, and for Prophet PBUH.
“It’s time to attain out to ‘the opposite’ and finish cycles of violence bred of ignorance and hate. We should clarify to the Western world that worth programs differ for various social and spiritual and ethnic teams on this planet,” he stated.
For Europeans and the Jews, the Holocaust, which was the end result of the Nazi pogrom, has led to many Western, particularly European states, to criminalising any act of criticism or questioning of the Holocaust, he added.
“We perceive and respect that. Nevertheless, there must be an understanding by the Western world of giving an analogous respect to Muslims, who’ve additionally seen their folks killed in mass numbers from Bosnia to Iraq to Afghanistan… however for whom the ache and harm is biggest once we see assaults on our religion and our beloved Prophet PBUH by means of mockery, ridicule and even abuse,” he stated.
The Prime Minister stated “blasphemy towards any Prophet of Islam, Christianity or Judaism was unacceptable in our religion”.
“The time has come for the leaders of the Muslim world to take this message with readability and unity to the remainder of the world, particularly the Western world so an finish is put to Islamophobia and assaults on Islam and our Prophet PBUH,” he stated.
Khan stated the world couldn’t proceed on this hate spiral, which solely benefited extremists agendas on all sides and resulted in polarised societies and violence.
“Our religion is guided by peace and tolerance as practiced in Riyasat-i-Madina and in accordance with Misaq-i-Madina (the Treaty concluded by our Prophet PBUH between Muslims and Jews),” he stated.
He stated it was the duty of Muslims to tell the world of this spirit and core of the religion Islam.