Easter Sunday bombing kills 70 people
Update (11.42am): Clashes in Islamabad, the Pakistan capital. The army moves in (see below).
Dapster-Protun rebels ought to be careful what they wish for when instigating an uprising through civil unrest. The rest of our country want peace and stability.
We cannot escape the significance of the Easter Sunday date and the negative response it evokes in some Muslim quarters.
Yesterday, a bomb went off in Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park. The park is popular among the local Christian community, many of whom were there to celebrate the Easter holiday.
‘Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Pakistan park’ (Reuters, 29 March 2016)
Why choose Easter Sunday to kick off the movement?
There are 366 days this year. Out of these 366 days, why wasn’t Tun Mahathir’s showpiece held on any other day of the calendar? Why choose Easter Sunday in particular?
BELOW: With Malays already on the DAP payroll including blogger-reject pemakan dedak, Kit Siang is now fishing Umno rebels … pictured yesterday (Easter Sunday) at the Dapster-Protun congress in Shah Alam
Easter Sunday is even more significant religiously than is Christmas. It marks Jesus’ resurrection — the rising of Christ.
In the context of the Dapster-Protun event yesterday, it was a call for an uprising. Tun was greeted was shouts of “Reformasi!”.
Siapa sangka Tun akan sanggup bersekongkol dan sebaris dengan DAP?
BELOW: From left, Kit Siang, Muhyiddin, Mahathir and Zaid