ISLAMABAD- Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan today condemned French magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing offensive cartoons. People spreading hate in the name of freedom are no better than militants, he said.

The resolution adopted by the National Assembly condemned their so-called freedom of disrespecting Islam," he said while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. He said, "If religious beliefs of others are not given respect, it will only promote militancy."

"People of Paris should have protested against the cartoons the same way they protested against the attack on Charlie Hebdo ," he concluded.