Islamists Attempt to enter US Embassy in Pakistan (Photo)
Posted by FactReal on September 20, 2012
|Islamists try to reach the U.S. embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Thursday. Reporters continue to blame the YouTube video for all the Muslim violence. But there is a new excuse for Islamic anger…a caricature in a French publication.
|Islamic Riots: Thousands of Pakistani protesters attempt to bear down on a police guarded enclave housing the US embassy and government offices. (Photo: AP)
The Wall Street Journal reported two hours ago:
Protesters tried to break into a guarded enclave that houses the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan‘s capital, in the largest show of anger against an anti-Islam video during a day that saw smaller demonstrations in Indonesia, Iran and Afghanistan.
More than a thousand people, including students affiliated with the Islamist hard-line Jamaat-e-Islami party, clashed with riot police outside the enclave in Islamabad, which was cordoned off with hundreds of shipping containers.
In Iran, hundreds of students and clerics gathered outside the French embassy in Tehran to protest the publication of the caricatures of … Muhammad in the French weekly Charlie Hebdo. Protesters chanted “Death to France” and “Down with the U.S.” and burned the flags of the U.S. and Israel. The demonstration ended after two hours.
In Kabul, a few hundred people demonstrated in the downtown area against the film, chanting ant-American slogans before dispersing peacefully.
The first protest in Germany against the video is due to take place Friday in Freiburg after Muslim groups, including Hezbollah, obtained a permit to march through the center of the town in southern Germany. Authorities expect about 800 people to attend. A similar demonstration is also scheduled to take place on Saturday in Karlsruhe, in southwest Germany.