For all the talk of the merits of whether or not it’s right that Anjem Choudary’s mob should be allowed to march through Wooten Basset The Akh wants to know where is the self righteous media who extol the virtues of respecting the dead, but fall deafeningly silent to speak about the dead of Afghanistan, and I hasten to add those killed in Iraq.
Where’s the processions for all those who have died in the illegal wars launched since 2001?
All we hear is of the dead British troops, but not one single mention of the deaths of the indigenous Afghans since the beginning of operation ‘panthers claw’.
Why is that?
The British and Americans, like the Russians before them, are seen as a foreign occupying force.
The media toe the government line and will not report on the deaths of Afghan civilians, as this will harm the “war effort” back home.
Nothing has been achieved in Afghanistan, and Britain’s mission could last for up to 40 years according to General Sir David Richards.
Don’t people understand that by killing more people, all you are doing is motivating the next generation to take up arms.
Am I the only one who refuses to trade in humanity for patriotism?