by FARA AISYAH/FILE PIX
“Because of the spin and out of context presentation by those that picked up my posting, reports were made against me and I am accused of promoting violence etc… on Facebook and Twitter.
Dr Mahathir said the posting was not read in its entirety, especially the subsequent sentence which stated “But by and large the Muslims have not applied the “eye for an eye” law. Muslims don’t. The French shouldn’t. Instead the French should teach their people to respect other people’s feelings.”
His appeal that the French should explain the need to advise their people to be sensitive and respect the beliefs of other people was also left out in the media reports.