The Kashmir Information faces censorship row in New Zealand

New Zealand’s former deputy prime minister Winston Peters has mentioned that if The Kashmir Information is just not launched in New Zealand when it has been launched in different nations, it could be an assault on the liberty of New Zealanders. “To censor this movie is tantamount to censoring info or photos from the March fifteenth atrocities in New Zealand, or for that matter eradicating from public information all photos of the assault on 9/11. Mainstream Muslims have each on this nation and all over the world readily and rightly denounced all types of terrorism on the idea that committing violence within the title of Islam is just not Muslim. Neither ought to steps taken in opposition to Islamophobia mistakenly result in the shielding of terrorists within the title of Islam,” Winston Peters posted on his official Fb web page and acquired thanks from the film’s director Vivek Agnihotri.

Earlier, Vivek Agnihotri had mentioned that there was stress on the New Zealand Censor Board to ban The Kashmir Information. Nevertheless, media stories state that the chief censor has not banned the film however is reviewing it following issues from some members of the Muslim neighborhood. “These graphic and violent components are based mostly on actual occasions which have been documented. The movie is a medium to showcase that painful expertise to the world,” a petition in favour of the film has been began in New Zealand.

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“Letters have alleged that the movie will result in a ‘rise in Islamophobia in New Zealand and hate towards Muslims in Aotearoa’. We reject this accusation because of responses from hundreds of thousands of people that have watched this movie the world over and we will substantiate this by proof that not a single incident has occurred following the movie,” the web petition additionally states.

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