Hamza Ali Abbasi posted on his official Facebook page, which has over 1.6 million likes, that Facebook deleted his post and warned him after deactivating his social media profile.
Hamza Ali Abbasi posted a screenshot of the deleted post that he uploaded. Facebook informed that they removed the post because it violated the community standards. However, Facebook did not clarify under which aspects of the community standards the post was deleted.
As a former civil service trainee, Hamza Ali Abbasi made an effort to explain in the post that under what circumstances Islam allows executions and who can carry them out. He continued by explaining that regardless of the nature of some blasphemous cartoons published in Charlie Hebdo, which caused chaos in the Muslim world, it did not allow anyone to murder anyone else.
In that post, Hamza Ali Abbasi mentioned: “Yes, even my blood boils when someone insults my Prophet (PBUH) …. But that does not give individuals the right to kill.”
Moreover, Hamza Ali Abbasi stressed that the West needs to work on its definition of ‘Freedom of Speech’ as a failure to do so might result chaos and ugly consequences.
Hamza Ali Abbasi has never hesitated to share his views publicly and he regularly voices his concerns, over the social media.