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Taliban Demands Unbiased Coverage of Its Attempted Murder of a 14-Year-Old Girl

Posted on October 18th, 2012 at 15:59 by John Sinteur in category: batshitinsane, Pastafarian News -- Write a comment


Yesterday, local paper The News International gave voice to the Taliban’s pathetic complaints of bias, which offered a rare window into terrorist media criticism. TTP spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said his group would “continue to respect journalists” except for highly biased outlets. The spokesman for another Taliban insurgent group, Sirajuddin Ahmad of Maulana Fazlullah, spoke at greater length:

He said media provided an opportunity to all those people who were opposed to the Taliban and their activities and used insulting language against them on media. “Right from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Hillary Clinton and President Obama, all of them used whatever bad language and words they could use on the media but when we tried to reply to them, no media organisation was willing to give us importance. The media is not even allowed to use the real name for Maulana Fazlullah but calling him derogatory names like Mulla Radio,” Sirajuddin complained, but refused to admit that they planned attacks on the media.

Wow, Columbia Journalism Review, here we come. Clearly Pakistani reporters should be giving equal weight to the pros and cons of shooting children in the face. 

  1. It’s not only Islam, though, that espouses child abuse like this. Psalm 137:9 comes to mind…

  2. Clearly it’s Allah’s will that she is still alive. Maybe it’s a hint?

  3. No words express the disdain I have for them, their salafist cousins, and their christian counterparts. All contribute to the reasons why the planet remains inhospitable. When will this ignorance end?

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