The now-banned hardline TLP wants Islamabad to expel the French Ambassador over the issue of blasphemous cartoons.
Authorities reportedly deploy paramilitary forces to major cities and issue instructions to restrict internet in capital's sensitive areas as protesters demand the release of a party leader and expulsion of France's envoy from Pakistan.
Angry protesters in major cities reacted after police arrested Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan leader Saad Rizvi for threatening to hold protests if the government did not expel French ambassador over depictions of Prophet Muhammad.
Protests continue across the Muslim world over French President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial remarks on Islam and Muslims, as well as his defence of republishing the Charlie Hebdo caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.
French President Emmanuel Macron's office said his interview with Al Jazeera was aimed at clarifying misunderstandings around France’s position and the president's words which they say have been taken out of context.
Demonstrators in several Muslim countries call for a boycott of French goods after President Emmanuel Macron publicly defended Charlie Hebdo caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, which are considered blasphemous in Islam.
Putting their differences aside, most of the Muslim world has come together to protest anti-Muslim bigotry in France.
Officials call on Middle Eastern autocrats to stop a growing boycott movement in response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s comments targeting Islam and Muslims.
The French government's policy of 'deradicalisation' is sowing the seeds of hatred in wider French society, as the country's Muslims have become usual suspects.
Speaking from Lebanon, President Macron says it was not his place to pass judgment on the decision by infamous French magazine Charlie Hebdo to re-publish offensive caricatures of "Prophet Muhammad".
Unlike other parts of the world, Islam spread in Southeast Asia without a major conquest.
The Prophet Muhammad's hygiene practices were recorded by historians in great detail, which experts say are effective in keeping disease and impurity at bay.
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