Pakistan’s Very Own ‘Let Them Eat Cake’ Moment
But it probably works only one way. Ali Hassan (or Hassan Ali) took the words of the Pakistani foreign minister literally, and went to what he thought was still Charlie Hebdo’s office, because, in his words, “he could not bear” the cartoons – cartoons that, by the way, he had never seen, only heard about.
Inciting hatred and violence, or allowing hatred and violence, gives poisoned fruit. Qureshi, Imran Khan and their ‘puppeteers’ have ‘blood on their hands’ – of two innocent French citizens, and that of their own citizens.
Ultimately, allowing flags to be burned in the streets and wishing death to people in other countries is a good way to put smoke in the eyes of others, and prevent them from criticising tragedies and the lack of freedom in their own country.
General Bajwa, Prime Minister Imran Khan and their…