Crying waycism and Islamofauxbia!
How dare the infidel question the high and mighty Muslim, regardless of whether the facts are verifiable. The truth, if it’s deemed offensive, is to be avoided and the party daring to pursue the case, to be prosecuted. I suffered the very same with the Saudi princess Deema al-Turki al-Saud case.
At the crux of The Sunday Times report were documents which allegedly bolstered claims that Qatar bought the 2022 World Cup with millions of dollars-worth of bribes — administered by disgraced FIFA vice-president Mohamed bin Hammam.
“The story was one about alleged corruption in a major international sporting body, not about a particular nation or race,” the spokesman said.
“We believe global events such as the World Cup should be properly scrutinized and the investigation by The Sunday Times involved the analysis of hundreds of millions of documents ranging from emails to bank records. This professional piece of journalism from an award-winning team is of significant public interest and we continue to stand by our report,” he added.
‘Racist Britain:’ Qatar in World Cup sympathy bid
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Qatar, a state positioning itself as progressive and close to the West, which previously rejected co-hosting the World Cup with a Gulf neighbor, is now trying to drum up Arab and Muslim support by branding a recent Sunday Times report and wider British society as “racist.”
Using social media to build sympathy, many in the country are now bashing recent coverage by the British newspaper on Qatar’s alleged World Cup 2022 bribery scandal as having “racist” and “biased” overtones.
But just what is “racist” about bribery?
More here. H/T: Gaia