The U.S. State Department on Thursday condemned “offensive comments” about Islam’s Muhammad made by two officials from India’s ruling BJP party.
The State Department had nothing to say about the violent protests unleashed by Indian Muslims after the comments in question or about the insulting comments made against the Hindu religion during the televised debate that touched off the crisis in India.
The question asked of State Department spokesman Ned Price by a Pakistani reporter was:
A few weeks ago, members of Indian ruling party BJP made demeaning comments about Prophet Mohammed. On this, there are protests going on in India, while the houses of protesting Muslims are being bulldozed. Would you like to say something about these hate crimes committed by