Global Civility som er en organisation, som har forbindelse med den Islamiske Menneskerettighedskomission, har opstillet følgende krav til Jyllandsposten m.fl.
Statement of Intent
1. Why are we here?
a. To show our feelings and anger about the insult to our Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
b. To say, “Enough is enough!” The rights and protection enjoyed by others should be extended to Muslims.
c. To invite and encourage a genuine debate based upon the principles of civility.
2. What is the way forward?
a. To amend the Press Complaints Commission Code of Practice with the following 3 changes:
(Section 1, Accuracy, new clause)
i. The Press must take care not to publish reckless and malicious expressions insulting or desecrating anyone’s creed or conscience, including pictures.
(Section 12, Discrimination, addition of ‘insulting’ in clause (i))
ii. The press must avoid prejudicial, insulting or pejorative reference to an individual’s race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or to any physical or mental illness or disability.
(Section 12, Discrimination, addition new clause (iii))
iii. The press must avoid any publication or reference leading to provocation, incitement to violence or hatred based upon an individual’s race or religion.
b. A full apology by the Danish paper Jyllands-Posten and all others who re-printed the caricatures for offending 1.6 billion Muslims, and:
- To hand over the rights of the cartoons to Muslims;
- To publish one saying of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) every day for 1 year, promoting civility, as selected by the Muslim Action Committee;
- The proceeds from the defamatory caricatures to be given in trust to children’s charities.
3. For the world leaders, media, politicians and all people to consider and sign up to the ‘Proclamation of Global Civility’.
Det er måske den retning Skoledrengen og socialrådgiveren håber tingene går i.