04 September 2014
A local company which sold flags associated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group has come under scrutiny.
The owner of Albenyahya Enterprise admitted ordering about 20 such flags in July, during the month of Ramadan, to sell at a bazaar. The leftovers were offered through the company’s Facebook page.
When online sites highlighted this in reports, company owner Syed Mohammad Faisal filed a police report to complain about “baseless accusations” that his company had links with terrorism. By yesterday afternoon, he had taken down his company’s Facebook page.
… Buying their flag is comparable to football fans buying team jerseys to show their support and solidarity, said Mr Muhammad Saiful Alam Shah Sudiman, associate research fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
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Last updated on 04/09/2014