In an apparent case of red, white and blue revenge, a Pakistani protester died yesterday after inhaling smoke from a burning American flag during an anti-US rally.
Abdullah Ismail succumbed at Mayo Hospital in Lahore a day after attending the fierce protest at the city’s Mall Road, where an estimated 10,000 people rallied.
Witnesses said Ismail had complained of feeling ill after breathing fumes from burning flags, Pakistan’s Express Tribune reported.
There isn’t anything necessarily wrong with protesting the film itself. But these protestors are using it as a pretext to:
The United States has the freedom of speech that allows filmmakers to produce movies — even controversial ones.