Egypt: Grand Mufti Angered By Prophet Muhammad Defaming Movie
10 September 2012
Grand Mufti of the Republic Ali Gomaa strongly condemned a movie which denigrates Prophet Muhammad saying it is offensive to all Muslims. Prophet Muhammad is our guide and light, he said. The film was made by some extremist expatriate Copts.
"Freedom of speech does not warrant desecrating sanctities," Gomaa said in a statement Sunday. He called on human rights activists and organizations to stand against desecrating all religions.
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