Islamophobia fears: Indian envoy in UAE tweets to quell fears

Discrimination is against our moral fabric and the Rule of law. Indian nationals in the UAE should always remember this," Ambassador Pavan Kapoor tweeted

Kapoor tweeted a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed similar thoughts on Twitter | Twitter

With growing unrest in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over instances of Muslims being targeted in India amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian ambassador to UAE on Monday (April 20) said India and UAE share the value of non-discrimination on any grounds.

“India and UAE share the value of non-discrimination on any grounds. Discrimination is against our moral fabric and the Rule of law. Indian nationals in the UAE should always remember this,” Ambassador Pavan Kapoor tweeted.

Kapoor tweeted a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed similar thoughts on Twitter where he called for unity and brotherhood in dealing with the threat posed by coronavirus.

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These responses come after Arab countries, including UAE and Kuwait are expressing thier discontent over reports of Muslims being targeted in India amid the ongoing crisis.

The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the ‘Islamophobhic campaign’ in India against Muslims.

(With inputs from agencies)

 

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