March 3, 2016

Secular Talk: 100,000 Give Islamist Murderer A Hero's Funeral

Imagine a Middle East without Islam. It might actually be livable. Imagine a world without the U.S. empire. It might actually be governable. Imagine a Washington without Neocons. It might actually be respectable.

An excerpt from, "Pakistan tensions high at Islamist assassin's funeral" by Gohar Abbas, AFP, March 1, 2016:
Tens of thousands of supporters chanted and threw rose petals Tuesday at an ambulance bearing the body of a Pakistani Islamist executed for killing a liberal governor, as schools closed and police guarded flashpoints.

Crowds flooded into a park in the garrison city of Rawalpindi for funeral prayers for Mumtaz Qadri, chanting slogans such as "Qadri, your blood will bring revolution".

An AFP estimate put the number of people at up to 100,000.
Video Title: 100,000 Give Islamist Murderer A Hero's Funeral. Source: Secular Talk. Date Published: March 3, 2016. Description:
An estimated crowd of more than 100,000 people have attended the funeral of Mumtaz Qadri, in a massive show of support for the convicted murderer of a leading politician who had criticised Pakistan’s blasphemy laws...