Morocco’s Islamist prime minister warns criticism of Prophet Muhammad ‘not acceptable’

Source: www.foxnews.com

RABAT, Morocco –  Morocco’s Islamist prime minister says it’s unacceptable to criticize the Prophet Muhammad, entering a war of words between a secular activist and hardline Salafists that has strained the balance between freedom of expression and religious sensitivities.

Assid has drawn fire for saying a Moroccan school textbook has implied that Islam could be imposed by force.

At least one Salafist leader retorted that Assid was trying to paint Muhammad as a terrorist — a claim Assid denies — and called Assid an “unbeliever,” which could be seen as an incitement to violence. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/04/28/morocco-islamist-prime-minister-warns-criticism-prophet-muhammad-not-acceptable/

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