PUC to protest against blasphemous caricatures

LAHORE: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) will stage protest demonstrations on Friday (January 23) across the country against the publication of blasphemous caricatures.

According to a spokesman of the PUC, it was decided in a meeting held at local hotel.

The PUC has also appealed the nation to be peaceful during protest, he added.

He said that ulema have also been appealed to highlight the honour of Holly Prophet Peace Be Upon Himwhile Christian community will hold special prayers on Sunday.

He further said that an All Parties Conference over blasphemous issue will also be held in Islamabad on January 25 in which all the religious and political leaders will participate.