Turkey says offensive cartoons of prophet seek to intimidate Muslims

Turkey said on Sunday “offensive caricatures” of the Prophet Mohammed were being used to intimidate Muslims in Europe under the guise of freedom of expression.European attitudes demonising Muslims were reminiscent of how the Jews in Europe were treated in the 1920s, said Fahrettin Altun, communications director at the Turkish presidency.French President Emmanuel Macron’s policies to defend his country against radical Islam have angered Turkey, which is predominantly Muslim even if officially a secular country.Altun’s comments came a day after France recalled its ambassador following a statemen…

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