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21 Jan, 2015

Boycott of French products suggested in Saudi Arabia | Arab News

Some Saudis and expatriates have called for a campaign to boycott French products because of the offending cartoons published by the Charlie Hebdo magazine last week.

“It is necessary to boycott French food products and perfumes and hit the French economy because they are ignoring the feelings of Muslims by publishing blasphemous cartoons. It is the best solution to defend Islam and our Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him),” said a message posted by one user on various social networking sites.

The messages on several websites include the names of popular French products available on local shelves that citizens and expatriate consumers should boycott.

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