Emmanuel Macron’s vow not to give up Prophet Mohammed cartoons provokes Arab boycott

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Calls to boycott French goods are growing in the Arab world and beyond, after President Emmanuel Macron criticised Islamists and vowed not to “give up cartoons” depicting the Prophet Mohammed.Macron’s comments, on October 24, came in response to the beheading of a teacher, Samuel Paty, outside his school in a suburb outside Paris earlier this month, after he had shown cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed during a class he was leading on free speech.The teacher became the target of an online hate…

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