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A Joint Revolutionary Step to confront Islamophobia by Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia

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Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia on Wednesday decided to jointly start an English language channel dedicated to confronting the challenges posed by Islamophobia and setting the record straight on Islam.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a twitter message, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed and himself had a meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 74th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in which it was decided that the three countries would jointly start an English language channel dedicated to confronting the challenges posed by Islamophobia.

The prime minister, Imran Khan added that misperceptions, which bring people together against Muslims, would be corrected; the issue of blasphemy would be properly contextualized; series and films would be produced on Muslim history to educate and inform “our own people and the world”.

Muslims would be given a dedicated media presence, he added.

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