Pakistani women hold anti-France protest over cartoons row
10 November 2020 | 6:52 am
Female members of Pakistani conservative religious party Jamaat-e-Islami held an anti-France protest on Tuesday, amid a wave of demonstrations in Muslim countries over French President Emmanuel Macron's defence of the right to publish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
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