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U.S. condemns former BJP officials’ “offensive” remarks about prophets and urges India to respect human rights

U.S. condemns former BJP officials’ “offensive” remarks about prophets and urges India to respect human rights

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The U.S. government has suspended Nupur Sharma, a spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for urging India to “promote respect for human rights,” accusing the prophet Mohammad of inciting remarks. A crackdown on Muslims who oppose Sharma’s remarks and subsequent demonstrators by Indian authorities. This includes robbery of their homes in Uttar Pradesh. In addition to suspending Sharma from the party, Modi’s BJP expelled another official, Navin Kumar Jindal, in a derogatory tweet to the Prophet. Minister S. Jaishankar when the former visited New Delhi last July. Blinken’s observations on human rights performance in India took place at a joint press conference with Jaishankar. “The quest for a more complete coalition applies to democracy in India as much as it does in the United States,” the Minister of Foreign Affairs of India said. In April of this year, Blinken once again said in India-US 2+. 2 In a dialogue in Washington, the Biden administration said it was “monitoring recent developments” in India, including increased human rights abuses by government, police and prison officials. More than 15 countries, including Qatar, Bajaline, Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysia and Pakistan, may have registered diplomatic protests against comments, causing anger in Islamic countries. Arindam Baguchi, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India, said a comment by a BJP spokesperson, which is currently suspended, “does not reflect the (Government of India) view.” Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdrahian also said in a meeting with Indian officials that the Indian delegation of Qatar and Kuwait was “sensitive” to Muslims during Sharma’s first visit to New Delhi last week. He urged that efforts should be made to respect. After the outbreak of Sharma and his diplomatic line, he expelled Jindal from the party. In a statement on June 5, BJP Secretary-General Arunshin stated that the party “strongly opposes any ideology that insults or insults any denomination or religion.” Individuals are now demanding the arrest of Sharma and Jindal over their remarks. Both individuals are faced with the crime of “inciting” religious hostility under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in some states.

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The Supreme Court of India refused to suspend the dismantling of Muslim protesters’ homes in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

The U.S. government has told India to “promote respect human rights“.

“We condemned unpleasant comments by two BJP officials and were pleased to see that the party publicly condemned those comments. We are on human rights issues, including religious and religious freedom. We are regularly involved with the Government of India at a higher level to encourage India to promote respect for human rights, “Ned Price, a spokesperson for the Ministry of State, said at a press conference on Thursday.

U.S. officials answered questions about Indian Muslim protests against Sharma’s remarks and subsequent crackdowns by Indian authorities on demonstrators, including the subsequent robbery of their homes in Uttar Pradesh.

In addition to suspending Sharma from the party, Prime Minister Modi’s BJP also expelled another official, Naveen Kumar Jindal, for a derogatory tweet to the Prophet.

Price also recalled that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed human rights issues with Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar when he visited New Delhi last July.

“The Secretary said the last time he stayed in New Delhi last year, Indians and Americans believed in the same values. Human dignity, human respect, equal opportunity, freedom of religion and religion. These are the basic beliefs, the basic values ​​in all democracy, and we support them all over the world, “he said.

Blinken’s observations on India’s human rights performance took place at a joint press conference with Jaishankar.

“The quest for a more complete coalition applies to democracy in India as well as democracy in the United States,” the Minister of Foreign Affairs of India said.

In April of this year, Blinken reiterated in a 2 + 2 dialogue between India and the United States in Washington that the Biden administration was “monitoring recent developments” in India. And prison staff.

Sharma’s remarks during the live television debate on May 26 caused anger in Islamic countries. 15 countriesIt has registered diplomatic protests against comments, including Qatar, Bahrain, Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysia and Pakistan.

India’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said the currently suspended BJP spokesman’s comments “do not reflect the (Government of India) view.”

The Indian missions of Qatar and Kuwait state in separate statements that Sharma’s view represents the view of “peripheral elements.”

Iran’s Foreign Minister during his first visit to New Delhi last week Hossein Amir-Abdrahian He also urged in a meeting with Indian officials that efforts should be made to respect the “sensitivity” of Islam.

The BJP suspended Sharma and expelled Jindal from the party after the diplomatic line broke out.

In a statement on June 5, BJP Secretary-General Arunshin stated that the party “strongly opposes the ideology of insulting and insulting denominations and religions.”

Islamic groups and individuals are now demanding the arrest of Sharma and Jindal over their remarks. Both individuals are faced with the crime of “inciting” religious hostility under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in some states.

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