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World Why are some Muslim countries calling for a boycott of French products?

01:25  25 october  2020
01:25  25 october  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Calls to boycott French products have gone viral on Twitter in recent days. Twitter users are using several hashtags, including “Prophet Muhammad is a red Twitter users are also calling on Muslims to boycott French food products , including popular dairy products such as La Vache Qui Rit (The

Why are there three predominately Muslim countries in Europe? What is France and some other European countries doing about the Muslims in their As said before, most of the French Muslims are children of French speaking countries , which is linked to French colonialist history.

Des manifestants à Koweit, la capitale du pays éponyme, le 24 octobre 2020. © AFP Demonstrators in Kuwait, the capital of the eponymous country, on October 24, 2020.

From hashtags in Arabic published on social networks to the positions of certain media and governments in the Middle East, the stir aroused by President Emmanuel Macron's remarks about the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad do not weaken. Some countries, such as Qatar, have even decided to withdraw French products from their stores.

The tea towel is burning. Calls for a boycott of French products multiplied on Saturday in several countries of the Middle East . In Israel , nearly ,200 demonstrators gathered on Saturday night in front of the residence of the French ambassador in Tel Aviv.

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Most Muslim countries are not unstable and the ones that are unstable are that way due to various internal factors. Some Muslim countries have democracy , whereas some have Kingdom . On the otherside there is a place called belur moth where the monk who truly understand hinduism lives.

Your question asks why "the French " are so racist, as if every single one of them was indeed one. Look at the Charlie Hebdo attacks as well : some called them islamophobic for caricaturing This has caused a sort of reaction by a part of French society, you can look, for instance, at what people like I still cannot understand how Merkel expects to integrate over one million Muslim refugees in the fabric

What lit the fuse?

“We will carry secularism high. We will not give up caricatures, drawings, even if others back down. We will continue this fight for freedom and for reason […] ”. These words of Emmanuel Macron aroused the excitement of several Muslim countries leading to a protest movement.

The French head of state spoke Thursday during a tribute to professor Samuel Paty , beheaded by an Islamist assailant after showing his 4th year students drawings of Muhammad on the occasion d 'a course on freedom of expression .

Who is calling for this boycott?

On social networks, calls to boycott French products have multiplied since Friday, through hashtags in Arabic.

Turkey , Iran, Jordan and Kuwait denounced the publication of the Prophet's caricatures. Representation of prophets is strictly prohibited by Sunni Islam and ridiculing or insulting the Prophet Muhammad is punishable by death in some Muslim countries.

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Palestinians walk past a sign on a wall in Bethlehem calling for a boycott of Israeli products . The organisations were singled out by Israel’s rightwing strategic affairs and public security minister, Gilad Erdan, for advocating boycotts of Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.

Most of our muslim population is actually working and living a rather uneventful life. They have immigrated from Kosovo during and after the war there in Sure there are some issues with extremists at a few mosques, but nothing to out of control. Most of our muslim population is actually working and

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Who has already implemented it?

In Kuwait, images showing Kiri and Babybel cheeses removed from the shelves of certain stores were relayed on social networks.

Calls to boycott French products are multiplying in several countries in the Middle East, after the excitement aroused by the words of President Emmanuel Macron, who promised not to "renounce the caricatures" of the Prophet Muhammad, banned in religion Muslim #AFP pic.twitter.com/lxr2ze0GfE

- Agence France-Presse (@afpfr) October 24, 2020

At Qatar , distribution chains Al-Meera and Souq al-Baladi have announced that they would “withdraw” French products from stores until further notice. In one of Al-Meera's stores, an AFP correspondent saw employees removing St. Dalfour brand jams from shelves.

For its part, the University of Qatar announced on Twitter on Friday the postponement of the French cultural week following "the deliberate attack on Islam and its symbols" .

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Nevertheless, many countries are still struggling to achieve any kind of growth at all. F the difference between the total amount of exports and imports for a country in one year. When products are available locally, imports of the same products should help to keep prices down and quality high.

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About sixty cooperative societies, which are major distributors in Kuwait, have announced a boycott of French products, the vice-president of the Federation of Cooperatives, Khaled al-Otaibi #AFP pic.twitter told AFP .com / XRbNyaMB2r

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After the killing of a shopkeeper from the long-persecuted Ahmadiyya Muslim sect in Glasgow, anti-Ahmadiyya leaflets are distributed across London. Scottish police say the killing of the Muslim shopkeeper who wished Christians a happy Easter is being investigated as “religiously prejudiced.”

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- Agence France-Presse (@afpfr) October 24, 2020

The Organization for Islamic Cooperation, which brings together Muslim countries, deplored “the words of certain French officials […] likely to harm Franco-Muslim relations ”.

Some 60 cooperative societies, which are major distributors in Kuwait, have announced a boycott of French products, Federation of Cooperatives vice-president Khaled al-Otaibi told AFP. “We have withdrawn all French products, namely cheeses, creams and cosmetics from the shelves and returned them to authorized agents of these brands in Kuwait” , he explained.

About sixty cooperative societies, which are major distributors in Kuwait, have announced a boycott of French products, the vice-president of the Federation of Cooperatives, Khaled al-Otaibi #AFP pic.twitter told AFP .com / XRbNyaMB2r

- Agence France-Presse (@afpfr) October 24, 2020

Some 430 travel agencies in Kuwait have also suspended flight bookings to France, the head of the Federation told AFP from Kuwaiti travel agencies, Mohammad al-Motairi. In Jordan, the Islamic Action Front, an opposition party, called on citizens to boycott French products.

The Gulf countries, in particular Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, represent an increasingly important market for the exports of the French agrifood industry.

Angered at French call to ‘reform’ Islam, tens of thousands gather in protests across Muslim-majority countries .
A day after a knife attack in a church in France killed three, Muslims marched in several countries to protest the French government’s rhetoric defending cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. On Friday, tens of thousands of Muslims protested in the capital of Bangladesh, chanting “Boycott French products” and carrying banners calling Macron “the world’s biggest terrorist,” Reuters reported.

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