Kuwait has decided to print 100,000 copies of the Holy Quran translated into Swedish, a project to emphasise Islamic principles and values of tolerance and peaceful coexistence among all human beings, the state news agency Kuna reported. The Kuwaiti government made the announcement following a directive by Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf al Ahmad al Sabah.
The Foreign Office has strongly condemned recent incidents in Sweden and Norway in which copies of the Holy Quran were reportedly burnt, stating respect of religious beliefs is “critical for global peace and prosperity.”. “The rise of such Islamophobic occurrences goes against the spirit of any religion. Freedom of speech can’t justify religious hatred,” Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri posted on Twitter.
A Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain has been missing since March 2 in Uppsala city of Sweden and his whereabouts are unknown yet. Swedish Police have also been informed about Hussain’s disappearance. Law enforcement agencies have been probing his disappearance and will give his family further details on the completion of the investigation. However, Hussain’s family and friends are showing concerns regarding Swedish authorities’ slow progress in locating his whereabouts