Skip to comments.Brits prefer 'genocide' over 'holocaust' [Don't want to offend ROP]
Posted on 09/11/2005 8:36:33 AM PDT by Alouette
A team of advisors appointed by British Prime Minister Tony Blair called for the cancellation of the British Holocaust Memorial Day in order to avoid offending the country's Muslim population.
According to the Sunday Times Blair has promised to respond to the plans, but the threat to the Holocaust Day has provoked a fierce backlash from the Jewish community.
The committee's proposal suggested that the memorial day's name be changed to "Genocide Memorial Day," thereby commemorating the large numbers of deaths of Muslims in Israel, Chechnya, and Bosnia. It would encompass genocides of other peoples as well.
The proposals will be transmitted to the British cabinet ministers within 10 days.
The advisory committee was established following the July terror attacks on London, Army Radio reported, while tackling extremism was it's main goal.
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More attempts by the left to forget the holocaust. It interferes with their anti Israeli, pro Palestinian politics.
P C run amok......
So now Jenin = Auschwitz.
This just goes to show how incomprehensible the Holocaust really is to contemporary people. Hard to say whether they are trying to insult Jews or are merely showing their ignorance.
The Muslims want to be seen as the pitiful oppressed victims, never as the murderous oppressors.
If this is accurate, the idiot "advisors" should be publicly flogged.
More PC kowtowing to Islam - the first step on the slippery slope to no freedom of speech.
The government creates a commission to determine why this happened.
The commission recommends punishing the Jews and rewarding the Muslims.
They'll have those Muslims voting Labour for the next hundreed years.
Roll over, Dhimmi. Down boy. Good dog.
They don't mention the genocide of Christians in Bosnia and Africa...I wonder why.
I seem to remember Jesus saying to His disciples that those who kill you think they do God a service. I think that applies here.
How PC you can get Alouette
Why don't the Europeans just surrender to Al Qaeda and get it over with?
The Muslims are trying to stop people from learning about the Holocaust so the people won't be so alarmed when they hear Muslims saying, "Death to the Jews!"
Yep... Pay no attention to the man in the turban, behind the curtain....
It is clear that Muslims realize that events of 9/11 and more recent bombing will have no ill effect on them. On the contrary, their opinion is being welcomed and requested.
So, they speak from the position of power. They have demands!
They won and they want their spoils...
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