British film The Lady of Heavy on the daughter of the Prophet of Islam, the action of the British government on Imam Qari Asim

The action of the British government on Imam Qari Asim on the British film The controversy over the British film ‘The Lady of Heaven’ has deepened in Britain. Protests are being held over the film. The film is being accused of blasphemy. Protesters say the film should be banned. Opponents of the film include Imam of the Mecca Mosque, Qari Muhammad Asim. When he protested against the film, the government took action against him. The government has fired the imam from the post of adviser.

Qari Asim, imam of the Mecca Mosque in Leeds, was working as an independent adviser to the British government on Islamophobia. He was removed from his post on Saturday after protests over the film. Imam Mohammad’s daughter was supporting the movement to ban the film. After which the government took action against them.

Action against Imam for opposing the film

The British government has removed Imam Qari Muhammad Asim from his post for joining the campaign against the British film ‘The Lady of Heaven’. The government says he was fired because he supported a campaign to restrict freedom of expression. Amid the ongoing campaign for a British film, Asim had said in a statement that “The Lady of Heaven” was a “ridiculous film”. The people of the Muslim community have been deeply hurt by this film.

What’s so significant about a movie?

In fact, the British film The Lady of Heaven is based on the story of Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet of Islam. Which Sunni Muslims did not like and are being protested in this regard. Critics of the film are calling it blasphemy. Opponents of the film believe that making a film about the Prophet of Islam and a member of his family hurts religious sentiments. According to media reports, the producer of this film is Maulvi Yasir Al Habib who is a Shia Muslim. He is accused of misrepresenting key figures in the Sunni community. That is why a large number of Sunni Muslims are opposed to this film.

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