Skip to comments.Sunday LondonTimes BANNED In Dubai After Unflattering Portrayal Of Ruling Sheikh
Posted on 11/29/2009 4:13:57 PM PST by FromLori
Don't you dare show Shekih Mohammad bin Rashid al-Maktoum drowning.
Foreign media better be on notice. Dubai's mess doesn't give you an excuse to take shots at the ruling family.
WSJ: The Sunday London Times newspaper was removed by authorities from shelves in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday amid intensive reporting of Dubai's debt problems, an executive at the paper said.
The National Media Council ordered the paper blocked by distributors without providing a reason, an executive at the paper in Dubai told Zawya Dow Jones.
The Sunday Times edition available in the U.A.E. on Nov. 29 featured a double-page spread graphic illustrating Dubai's ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum sinking in a sea of debt. The Times wasn't given a reason for the block, or a timeframe when it will be lifted, the executive said.
What was the problematic article? This one.
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Infidels dogs are only worth of lending (giving) money to the muslims and not to whine too much when they refuse to pay it back.
Just a few weeks ago I heard the sheikh on Emirates News (English news station from Dubai) talking about how the worst of the financial crisis was over and how Dubai’s economy was going to rebound, blah blah blah...
Obummer is taking notes on how to silence the press.
Thank you I suppose they will place a fatwa on them.
I don’t feel sorry for the bond holders that’s what they get for doing business with Islamist slave masters like him.
Silly weirdo potentates!!
LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL Now I wonder what the idiots in Great Britain think about banning Michael Savage?
The Kuwaitis have a lot of investment there.
“Now I wonder what the idiots in Great Britain think about banning Michael Savage?”
Raybbr makes a good point! Wonder if the London Times will whine?