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Thread #131368   Message #2962747
Posted By: bobad
11-Aug-10 - 08:03 AM
Thread Name: BS: So little empathy for Pakistan?
Subject: RE: BS: So little empathy for Pakistan?
I put this question to Tarek Fatah a Canadian of Pakistani origin he is an activist, writer, broadcaster and founder of the Canadian Muslim Congress.

    Will the countries which mobilized the flotillas of humanitarian aid for their Muslim brothers in Gaza do the same for the beleaguered people of Pakistan who have been left homeless, hungry and battling disease due to the flooding caused by the monsoon rains?

This is his reply:

    "I doubt it very much; we are too dark-skinned to deserve a flotilla. So, in exchange, Our 'brothers' have sent us tonnes of 'prayers' and 'chants' along with the consignment of AK-47s, an arsenal of IDU components and clerics to pray for the dead.".