Denunciations of the Paris attacks by comics from opposite sides of the world

(A caution to sensitive visitors: Both clips below involve the use of strong language, entirely justified in my view.)

First, one you've likely already seen: John Oliver condemns the terrorists and celebrates France:


Link: https://youtu.be/glxh9ZgP7kc

Below, engineer turned writer and comic Azeem Banatwalla goes off on a similar rant from India but also addresses the history of Islam and terrorism and makes the valid point that a response that callously slaughters innocent people is itself arguably terrorism and, even ignoring the moral objection, encourages more people to strike back as terrorists themselves.


Link: https://youtu.be/ti52pq1qsng

(Overlook the fact that the subtitles misspell the name of the president of the French Republic.)

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