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Delboy offends with “Pakistani” joke

Delboy offends with “Pakistani” joke

David Jason, who played the much loved market trader and dodgy dealer on the BBC comedy hit Only Fools and Horses, Derek “Delboy” Trotter – has caused offence by making a “Pakistani” joke. The joke is “What do you call a Pakistani cloakroom attendant?” the answer “Me-hat-Me coat”. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7965058.stm Now the funny thing is? that it is a play on the name “Mahatma” which is not a Pakistani name, the joke should be “What do you call a Hindu…

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BBC Director General Pro-Israeli?

BBC Director General Pro-Israeli?

I was reading Osama Saeed’s blog Rolled Up Trousers and he has dug up a report from the Independent in 2005 that could perhaps explain the BBC decision. It turns out that the Director General Mark Thompson was on a trip to Jerusalem in 2005 and had a face to face meeting with the war criminal Ariel Sharon;? Mr. Thompson’s wife is also Jewish.? You make your own mind up and if you are yet to make a complaint to…

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Complaint against BBC re: Gaza appeal

Complaint against BBC re: Gaza appeal

You can register your own complain here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/complaints/ Here is what I wrote: I wish to complain about the BBC’s decision to not allow the DEC appeal for Gaza to go ahead. This is a very disgraceful decision and will cost lives on the ground. I do not buy the BBC’s official line that it affects its impartiality since this was not a concern for other similar appeals. I can only think that the BBC has succumbed to some external…

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