View Full Version : Ad Featuring Popular Police Pup Sparks Anger in Scottish Muslim Communities
07-02-2008, 11:42 AM
Muslims in the Scottish district of Tayside are outraged by the appearance of a wide-eyed, 6-week-old puppy on postcards distributed by the local police force, according to the Daily Mail.
07-02-2008, 11:47 AM
When when when are we going to stop bowing to their every demand???? :mad:
Muslims outraged at police advert featuring cute puppy sitting in policeman's hat
By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 12:15 PM on 01st July 2008
A postcard featuring a cute puppy sitting in a policeman's hat advertising a Scottish police force's new telephone number has sparked outrage from Muslims....
The advert has upset Muslims because dogs are considered ritually unclean and has sparked such anger that some shopkeepers in Dundee have refused to display the advert.
Dundee councillor Mohammed Asif said: 'My concern was that it's not welcomed by all communities, with the dog on the cards....
'They (the police) should have understood. Since then, the police have explained that it was an oversight on their part, and that if they'd seen it was going to cause upset they wouldn't have done it.'...
A spokesman for Tayside Police said: 'Trainee police dog Rebel has proved extremely popular with children and adults since being introduced to the public, aged six weeks old, as Tayside Police's newest canine recruit....
Look at the pic of the puppy at the link - what a sweetie!
This is all getting out of hand - no one cares if Christians are offended, but "offend" a muslim and all hell breaks loose :rolleyes:
07-02-2008, 11:52 AM
I just saw that there is a thread about this already here, sorry.
07-02-2008, 11:52 AM
07-02-2008, 11:53 AM
Bugger! That's twice!! Sorry :(
They should have gone with the Muhammad sucks card instead.
07-02-2008, 12:46 PM
How do you say "Sod OFF!" in Farsi?
07-02-2008, 12:56 PM
It was one Muslim who complained and all the rest of them promptly told him he was an idiot (http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2008/07/02/newsstory11590817t0.asp).
But the reaction is plausible given the previous complaints and demands made by Muslims in the UK.
07-02-2008, 01:06 PM
Sweet doggie - obviously a soldier for Christ. :rolleyes:
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