ISLAMABAD: The European Union expressly, condemns Ghulam Ahmed Bilour’s bounty offered to anyone who kills owner of Charlie Hebdo.
According to details, the European Union (EU) on Thursday, February 5, has strongly condemned Pakistan’s Awami National Party (ANP) leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour’s who has offered $200,000 for anyone who would kill the owner of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
EU’s statement said: “The European Union and its Member States deplore the statement made in Parliament by ANP Lawmaker on Monday.”
EU in its statement while condemning Bilour’s offer, also urged the government of Pakistan to take notice of all such statements which provoke violence. “We encourage the government of Pakistan to condemn all such statements inciting violence and terrorism,” the statement said.
Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, uttered a controversial statement earlier this week when he used the floor of the National Assembly to announce head-money for the owner of the French weekly which had published blasphemous caricatures. On Monday nday, February 2, he also announced a $100,000 compensation for the families of those killed during the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last month. “I had already declared that I will not tolerate any attack on the sanctity of the Holy Prophet (pbuh),” said Bilour.