INDIA: AMU students stage protests
Students at Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh protest Denmark government's 'act of blasphemy'
Published: Friday, February 10, 2006
Times of India
Friday, February 10, 2006
Aligarh --- Outraged over publication of caricatures of Prophet Mohammad in some European newspapers, the Aligarh Muslim University students on Friday staged protests in Aligarh raising slogans against Denmark government.
They also raised anti-US slogans denouncing what they said America's bullying tactics with regard to Iran nuclear issue.
The demonstrators said the publication of cartoons had hurt religious sentiments of Muslims worldwide and amounted to an act of blasphemy.
The students handed over a memorandum in this regard to District Magistrate Ashok Kumar.