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http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/commonwealth-games/scottie-dogs-in-commonwealth-games-opening-ceremony-disrespectful-to-muslims-say-malaysian-politicians-9634891.html

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The Scottie dogs used to lead out athletes in the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow were “disrespectful” to Muslims, according to Malaysian politicians.

Terriers in tartan coasts embroidered with team names walked ahead of competitors from each country around the arena last week.

Mohamad Sabu, deputy president of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party said all Islamic countries deserved and apology from organisers, the Telegraph reported.

“This is just so disrespectful to Malaysia and Muslims – especially as it happened during Ramadan,” he added.

“Muslims are not allowed to touch dogs, so the organiser should have been more aware and sensitive on this issue.

"It is hoped this incident can teach other Western countries to be more respectful in the future."


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It isn't very respectful to fly jets into buildings, either.  It isn't very respectful to stone people to death when in this country every form of capital punishment is under scrutiny.  Genital mutilation is absolutely disrespectful.  Beheading someone with knives is totally disrespectful.  Having sex with goats is offensive to PITA.  And they complain about dogs? :whocares:
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

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It isn't very respectful to fly jets into buildings, either.  It isn't very respectful to stone people to death when in this country every form of capital punishment is under scrutiny.  Genital mutilation is absolutely disrespectful.  Beheading someone with knives is totally disrespectful.  Having sex with goats is offensive to PITA.  And they complain about dogs? :whocares:

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If you don't like it, then stay the h&ll out of the Commonwealth Games.


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