Paty's murder has reignited tensions surrounding secularism, Islamism and Islamophobia in France, but public anger in Islamic countries over the Macron's handling of the attack threatens to make it a diplomatic and economic issue too. Macron said that France would not "give up" the caricatures and pledged to tackle extreme, "I am calling on the people, do not go near French goods, do not buy them," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday during a speech in the capital Ankara. The Dahiyat al-Thuhr association took the same step, saying: “Based on the position of French President Emmanuel Macron and his support for the offensive cartoons against our beloved prophet, we decided to remove all French products from the market and branches until further notice.”, Putting an insulting picture of the Prophet (pbuh)in a French building is an unprecedented challenge and an insult to a billion and a half of Muslims around the world As Muslims, we must boycott #BoycottFrance #boycottfrenchproducts pic.twitter.com/lauaiPofKG, — Muhammad Akeel (@MuhammadAkeel0) October 24, 2020, Kuwait started who’s next #إلا_رسول_الله#Koweit #kuwait pic.twitter.com/0t7wEE5DRq, — عـبداللـه العويهان (@a_alowaihan1) October 24, 2020, #Tunisians launch the #BoycottFrenchProducts campaign in response to attacks on #Islam and #prophetMuhammed in #France.#تونس #قاطعوا_المنتجات_الفرنسية #إلا_رسول_الله #فرنسا pic.twitter.com/AKRsI28y9A, — Mourad TEYEB (مــراد التـائـب) (@MouradTeyeb) October 23, 2020. The secretariat of the Jeddah-based organisation said in a statement it is surprised at the official political rhetoric issued by some French officials that offend French-Islamic relations and fuels feelings of hatred for political party gains. "We have concentrated educational and economic difficulties in certain neighborhoods of the Republic. Anti-France sentiment is growing in parts of the Muslim world. In Qatar, the Wajbah Dairy company announced a boycott of French products and pledged to provide alternatives, according to their Twitter account. ", A child holds a photograph of Emmanuel Macron, stamped with a shoe mark, during a protest against France in Istanbul on October 25. A social media campaign has been launched calling for the boycott of French products from supermarkets across the Middle East and North Africa in protest … "European leaders must say 'stop' to Macron and his campaign of hatred. He also described Islam as a religion “in crisis” worldwide and said the government would present a bill in December to strengthen a 1905 law that officially separated church and state in France. Several Arab companies withdraw French products from supermarkets in response to Macron’s statements on Islam. France closes mosque in crackdown following teacher’s killing, France: Debates over free speech and secularism, North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight coronavirus, Severe fire danger for Australia as temperatures smash records, ‘We are fed up’: Guatemalans continue anti-government protests, Brazilians to vote in municipal runoff as COVID-19 rages, Ethiopia PM says Tigray operation over after army seizes Mekelle. President Emmanuel Macron launched a nationwide crackdown on so-called ‘radical Islam’ after the beheading of a teacher. Grand Mosque of Pantin shared video criticising teacher victim who showed pupils caricatures of Prophet Muhammad. ", A sign is placed on partially empty shelves at a market, boycotting French goods in Kuwait City, Kuwait on October 24. In a statement on Twitter, the university said any prejudice against Islamic belief, sanctities and symbols is “totally unacceptable, as these offences harm universal human values and the highest moral principles that contemporary societies highly regard”. ", The statement added that Macron's policies were aimed at "fighting against radical Islamism, and to do so with the Muslims of France, who are an integral part of French society, history and the Republic. In fact, beaucoup d'Americans have decided to boycott French products such as wine and cheese, in an effort to hurt the country's economy. Earlier this month, Macron pledged to fight “Islamist separatism”, which he said was threatening to take control in some Muslim communities around France. Poison gas, firing squads: US approves more execution methods, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassination: How the world reacted, Al Jazeera Centre for Public Liberties & Human Rights. (CNN)Calls are growing in parts of the Muslim world to boycott French goods in protest after President Emmanuel Macron publicly defended cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, which are considered blasphemous in Islam. “At a time when efforts must be directed towards promoting culture, tolerance and dialogue between cultures and religions, such rejected statements and calls for publishing insulting images of the Prophet (Muhammad) – may blessings and peace be upon him – are published,” said the council’s secretary-general, Nayef al-Hajraf. On Friday, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned what it said was France’s continued attack against Muslims by insulting religious symbols. Al Meera Consumer Goods Company, a Qatari joint stock company, announced on Twitter: “We have immediately withdrawn French products from our shelves until further notice.”, “We affirm that as a national company, we work according to a vision consistent with our true religion, our established customs and traditions, and in a way that serves our country and our faith and meets the aspirations of our customers.”.