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Pakistan protests with Dutch govt over blasphemous caricature contest

Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with the Netherlands over a Dutch politician's announcement of holding a competition of blasphemous caricatures.

"The charge d'affaires of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was summoned to the Foreign Office on Monday and a strong protest was lodged on the announcement by the leader of the Dutch Freedom Party and Parliamentarian, Geert Wilders, to hold a competition of blasphemous caricatures," according to a statement issued by the Foreign Office.

"Deep concern was conveyed at this deliberate and malicious attempt to defame Islam," it said.

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by Oui on Sat Sep 1st, 2018 at 03:02:08 AM EST

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