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2018-02-26 India-Pakistan
Muslims burn piles of Pampers nappies, call for ban because cartoon cat's whiskers printed on them 'look like the Arabic spelling of Mohammed'
  • Protesters in India are calling for a boycott of Pampers nappies

  • Activists from the Islamic group Darsgah Jihad-o-Shahadat yesterday lodged a formal complaint with the police in Hyderabad

  • They have taken offense with a cartoon cat appearing on the product

  • Lines of its face resemble the word Prophet Mohammed in Arabic
    No, they don’t. Not even if you squint really hard, based on the example given at the link.
  • Groups have staged 'Pampers burnings', setting fire to nappies in the streets

  • Owner Procter and Gamble said design was intended as 'innocent animated cat’

If the mobs are buying diapers to burn, P&G will be happy to sell more product. If they are simply taking them from the shops, it is a matter for the police. The accusation, however, is hysterical nonsense — P&G has been in Saudi Arabia since 1956, entering India almost a decade later. If there were an issue with the packaging artwork, the Saudi employees would have pointed it out.

Wikipedia has this about Darsgah Jihad-o-Shahadat:

... (literally The Centre for Jihad and Martyrdom)[1] is an Islamist group based in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, with branches in the state of Kerala.[2] The group claims to have trained about 50,000 people in self-defence techniques at its training camps in Hazrat Ujale Shah Idgah grounds at Saidabad and Purani Haveli.[3][4]

The training camps were closed in 2013 after the death of Shaik Mahboob Ali and restarted in 2017.[5] Some of the former members of this group are accused of joining al-Qaeda and its affiliates and of involvement in multiple terror attacks across India.

The article also lists connections to Indian Mujahideen, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Al Qaeda affiliates Lashkar-e-Taiba and Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami, Tehreek-Ghalba-e-Islam, and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-02-26 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [489 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent 

#1 Sometimes I kinda feel bad for ol' Allan. When it comes to followers, he really got the short end of the stick.
Posted by SteveS 2018-02-26 01:48||   2018-02-26 01:48|| Front Page Top

#2 The Lions of Islam get snappy
Whenever their nappies are crappy,
But why are they bitter?
A box and some litter
Is all they give Al, and he's happy!
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2018-02-26 01:57||   2018-02-26 01:57|| Front Page Top

#3 Did you know that Pampers was the best thing to happen to Babies since Bey Bey food?

You ignorant morons hate anything that makrs your lives better. This is why you may not have nice things.
Posted by newc 2018-02-26 02:26||   2018-02-26 02:26|| Front Page Top

#4 Do I have an idea for Charmin!
Posted by Wherong Lumumba2922 2018-02-26 02:49||   2018-02-26 02:49|| Front Page Top

#5 These were defective anyway. The cartoon cat was supposed to be on the inside.
Posted by BrerRabbit 2018-02-26 03:08||   2018-02-26 03:08|| Front Page Top

#6 Old news, we see Moohamman everytime we look in the basement of traditional American farm mosques.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-02-26 06:18||   2018-02-26 06:18|| Front Page Top

#7 My God when are they going to finally leave the stone age?
Posted by Flilet Omeremble3846 2018-02-26 07:49||   2018-02-26 07:49|| Front Page Top

#8 My God when are they going to finally leave the stone age?

They haven't even reached the neolithic yet so it will be a while.
Posted by AlanC 2018-02-26 09:14||   2018-02-26 09:14|| Front Page Top

#9 I remember when an ice cream lid at Burger King looked like it said Allah when looked at sideways and all I could think of is it looked like dog poop when looked at right-side up and that seemed appropriate.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-02-26 09:34||   2018-02-26 09:34|| Front Page Top

#10 Qualifies for "Idiots of the Day" award. Just when you might have thought stupidity has limits.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-02-26 10:54||   2018-02-26 10:54|| Front Page Top

#11 Good! Let your disgusting Jihadi larvae crap all over you.
Posted by Warthog 2018-02-26 14:33||   2018-02-26 14:33|| Front Page Top

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