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A lame excuse on derogatory WT cartoon

12 May, 2005

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Pakistani nation as a whole has reacted sharply to the reported desecration of Holy Quran interrogators in Gauntanamo Bay and publication of a derogatory cartoon by the Washington Times which depicts a US solider asking his dog "Well done, now lets go to hunt Bin-Ladin".

The Pakistan Government has hinted at the possibility of initiating legal action against the two provocative acts by the US newspapers and the US soldiers.

So for, there is no official reaction on the part of the US Government to the desecration of Holy Quran by the American solider at Gauntanamo Bay, however , the Washington Times cartoonist Bill Garner says the cartoon was not aimed at humiliating the Pakistani nation. He says the misunderstanding created by the respective cartoon was the result of a "Cultural Gap" between the two nations as dog is a much respectable animal in America.

No matter how much respect is given to a dog in USA, it is general gesture that no one even in America would like to be called or described as a dog.

This is not for the first time when such heinous and provocative things have happened. Following the arrest of Aimel Kasi who later was sentenced to death for murdering two CIA official in USA, an American lawyer had said on record that "these Pakistanis can sell their mothers for money".

Question 1: What should be reaction of Pakistan Govt. to the two incidents?

Question 2: Is the reaction of Pakistani Nation to the WT cartoon result of cultural gap between two societies?

Question 3: Is Pakistani Govt.'s reaction commensurate with the gravity of crisis?

Question 4: Were these acts of American individuals or it depicts the thinking of the US Government?

Reader Comments:

Pre-Iran invasion provocation

My conclusion is that it is pre-invasion of Iran provocation in pursuit to
Demolish Islam. Ummah must analyze and mobilize for showdown.
Q.1: What should be reaction of Pakistan Govt. to the two incidents?
Ans: Mobilize OIC and cut off trade ,attack oil using world corporation
To issue statement or else..
Q.2: Is the reaction of Pakistani Nation to the WT cartoon result of…?
Ans:The Nation should go out to Christian church leaders and MPS PM
Pres asking them to issue statement if they are believer or atheist or contractors.
Q. 3: Is Pakistan Govt.'s reaction commensurate with the gravity of crisis?
Ans:No Pres and PM should detach themselves from monetary link for slience

bulue_zacaria, Georgia - 04 February, 2006

Criteria to raise protest

Muslim Sheiks Sultans Emirs OPEC minister OIC leaders
Must utter alliance Kalma #1 to be above kafir European
Cartoonists and USA Washington post editor. King Abdullah
Of Saudi Arabia must disclose if he is a Christian or not. If
Saudi King or other sheiks who harbour foreign troops or
Hosni Mubarak do not utter kalma and alliance to Islam they
Cannot condemn anti Islamic campaign new beginning which
has been launched. Why Gulf Emirs have more Christian
Soldiers than Muslim citizens in Supposedly Muslim state. No
State within state, terrorist or foreign soldiers within state and
Please no religion within religion in any format.

Z.Billo, Pakistan - 05 February, 2006

A Shame

What American Politicians should do is apologize to all countries for any wrong doings and opposing power upon other countries to conform. Although I live here, we must all realize the "super powers" are in charge - meaning the political people in office. For what mistakes are imposed on other countries should be taken in consideration. It is a shame we cannot all live peacefully. I really feel the US Government is making serious mistakes with other countries which need a major apology and adjustment. We all need to appreciate the value of life and stop fighting with each other. Accept each others differences and move on. We make mistakes due to human nature and need to reconcile our differences.

Camile Gordon, United Kingdom - 15 February, 2006

Super Power Internet Incharge

They are incharge in Internet and video movie
Muslim Leaders via inserted article.Whatever,
Write and learn assess foreign troops movement.

benz m Ispahani, India - 16 February, 2006

Exploiting religion

In a fax to IRNA(Iranian republic news agency) the president of Millat-e-Jafria Pakistan a Shiite leader claimed that the destruction of the sacred Shiite mosques in Samarra was carried out by the same people that published the offensive cartoons.
It was carried out to distract people from the cartoon scandal.Does he really believe this,or is he really showing contempt for his followers? It is another case of politicians exploiting religion to stir up unrest so that he gains in the political arena. I wonder what his home looks like compared to that of the very poor believers he is allegedly supporting. What a fraud. People like him will force us to believe Karl Marx who said "religion is the opiate of the people"

H.L.Scott, United Kingdom - 24 February, 2006

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