“Bad intention and the depiction of the Prophet is provocative…”
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) â€” Malaysia’s conservative Islamic party PAS Friday demanded those behind the satirical US cartoon show “South Park” apologise to Muslims worldwide over its portrayal of the Prophet Mohammed.
On Thursday, the American channel airing the show removed all references to the prophet after a radical Muslim group threatened the show’s creators.
“Even though they have added the audio bleeps, ‘South Park’s producer and broadcaster should apologise to the Muslims as this is a sensitive issue,” PAS vice president Mahfuz Omar told AFP.
“The show itself spells of bad intention and the depiction of the Prophet is provocative. It creates religious tension,” he added.Â Read more…
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