Islamic group has caused flag to be banned in England

England afraid to fly its own flag

Following threats by extremist Islamic group, several corporations, chain of pubs ban England flag

Following warnings by extremist Islamic group al-Muhajiroun, in which the group said that the red cross in the England flag symbolizes the 'blood thirsty crusaders' and the occupation of Muslims, some of the largest companies in England have ordered their workers not to wave the flags.


The flag has recently appeared in England on everything from bikinis to cars, and sold in endless versions in stores.


But the Islamic protest forced some corporations, such as cable companies NTL, and even the Drivers and Vehicles Licensing Agency to ban the flag in every form due to fears from reactions of Muslims.


The Sun tabloid newspaper has in recent days launched a campaign to bring back the flag, and has published a blacklist of companies preventing their workers from expressing their patriotism at work.


The Sun said that a large pub network has banned drinkers from entering with symbols of the national team.


The hero of the day is a two year-old toddler, who was thrown out with his parents from Leicester, because he wore the England team's uniform.



פרסום ראשון: 06.04.06, 16:31
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