Australia: Kmart bans words “Jesus” and “church” at photo printing kiosks, “Islam” and “Koran” OK
Kmart has caused outrage after its photo printing kiosks banned some words relating to religion.
Words such as Jesus, church and Bible used in captions were deemed to be profanities and replaced with asterisks.
The words Jewish and Allah were also banned but mosque, Islam and Koran were not.
It was not just religious words affected by the error, with the word Canadian also banned, reported the Daily Telegraph.
When customers tried to caption photos with the forbidden words, a message came up on screen saying ‘profanity has been detected in text and substituted with ****’….
A spokesman for Kmart added: ‘We would like to sincerely apologise for this system error, which has been rectified overnight. It in no way reflects our views as a business. …
The issue was discussed on Sunrise on Tuesday morning.
Presenter Sam Armytage said it was ‘rubbish’ that this was a system error and that Kmart was just covering itself….
And in Germany
Sharia Germany: Police stop pork barbecue for fear of offending Muslims, Muslim migrants attack participants
After the barbecue, which was organised as a protest against the ‘interreligious Eid festival’, participants were attacked by two Syrians and attacked with a knife.”
It’s clear who is in charge in Germany now. How long will it be before Merkel’s government, seeing consumption of pork as evidence of “right-wing extremism,” bans it altogether?
The far-right group Pro Chemnitz organized a barbecue in protest. It was directed against Muslims who were celebrating the end of their month of fasting Ramadan. In the end, the police intervened.
The extreme right-wing group Pro Chemnitz launched a police operation with a pig. As a protest against an event for the Muslim Sugar Festival at the end of the month of fasting Ramadan, Pro Chemnitz had invited people on Saturday to a barbecue, where a piglet landed on the grill.
However, the local authorities had not allowed them to grill a whole piglet, which is why officials intervened, as the Chemnitz police department announced. The suckling pig had to be disassembled.
Pro Chemnitz itself wrote on Facebook that they had “strictly” adhered to the guidelines: no whole animals and no single pig heads could be displayed. The piglet had neither legs nor tail. Believing Muslims do not eat pork. This is what the action of Pro Chemnitz were targeting…
So be warned, no more comments about serving them bacon or pork here least we get accused of hurting their feelz. Nah just joking. If it’s good enough for Joe Brand, then it’s good enough for us here to say what we wish.