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Pakistan lawmakers condemn French magazine's caricatures of Islam's prophet

  • Pakistani lawmakers march outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside country’s parliament Thursday to protest the publication of images of Islam’s prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Pakistani lawmakers march outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside country’s parliament Thursday to protest the publication of images of Islam’s prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pakistani lawmakers rally outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside the country's parliament Thursday to protest the publication of images of Islam's prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Pakistani lawmakers rally outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside the country's parliament Thursday to protest the publication of images of Islam's prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pakistani lawmakers rally outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside the country’s parliament Thursday to protest against the publication of images of Islam’s prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Pakistani lawmakers rally outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, protesting against blasphemous caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside the country’s parliament Thursday to protest against the publication of images of Islam’s prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week. The lawmakers unanimously approved the resolution condemning the publication of the images. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)  (The Associated Press)

Pakistani lawmakers are protesting the publication of images of Islam's prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week.

State-run TV reported Thursday that the lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution condemning the publication of the images. It did not say how many legislators were on hand for the vote.

After the vote a group of lawmakers staged a protest in front of parliament, condemning the French magazine.

Two gunmen shot dead 12 people in the attack on the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine that has often angered Muslims by depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Many Muslims in Pakistan consider such images to be blasphemous.