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Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby mevotex » Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:18 pm

Flag burning is an act of great disrespect or hatred towards the targeted country. It is ironically, a common practice in demonstration. Among all countries, whose flags are burning favorite for the angry crowds?

1. United States of America
Flag burnt most by: every corner around the world
Reasons: all sorts of reasons
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2. Israel
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world, socialist countries, pro-Palestinian activists, anti-Jews factions
Reasons: its mere existence, treatment of Palestinians
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3. United Kingdom
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world, anti-US groups, anti-imperialist factions
Reasons: being America's closest ally, past imperialism acts, overseas territorial disputes
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4. North Korea
Flag burnt most by: South Koreans
Reasons: North Korean government's hostile acts, Dear Leader Kim Jong Un
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5. China
Flag burnt most by: Tibetan independence activists, anti-communist activists, pro-democracy Chinese activists, Japanese nationalists, South Korean nationalists, Taiwanese nationalists, Indian nationalists, Vietnamese nationalists
Reasons: communism, authoritarianism, historical events, territorial disputes, ethnic clashes, cultural clashes
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6. India
Flag burnt most by: Pakistani nationalists, Pakistani Islamists, anti-Hindu factions
Reasons: ethnic clashes, religion, territorial disputes
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7. Turkey
Flag burnt most by: Greek nationalists, Armenians, Cypriot nationalists, Fundamental Islamists
Reasons: ethnic clashes, historical events, territorial disputes
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8. Japan
Flag burnt most by: Chinese nationalists, South Korean patriots, Taiwanese patriots
Reasons: ethnic clashes, historical events, territorial disputes
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9. Pakistan
Flag burnt most by: Indian nationalists, Hindu nationalists
Reasons: ethnic clashes, religion, territorial disputes
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10. Albania
Flag burnt most by: Serbian nationalists
Reasons: cultural clashes, religion, territorial disputes, ethnic clashes, Kosovo independence
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Recent Popular - these flags, rarely seen burnt, are now enjoying a surge in burning popularity


1. Denmark
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Prophet Muhammad cartoon
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2. France
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Banning of hijab, military operations in Mali
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3. Switzerland
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Banning of minaret
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4. Netherlands
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Geert Wilders
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5. Malaysia
Flag burnt most by: Indonesian nationalists
Reasons: cultural clashes, territorial disputes
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6. Sweden
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Republication of Prophet Muhammad cartoon
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7. Norway
Flag burnt most by: Muslim world
Reasons: Prophet Muhammad cartoon
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8. Iran
Flag burnt most by: Sunni Muslims
Reasons: support for Syrian government, tension between Sunni-Shia Muslim factions
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby amy89 » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:18 pm

Wow...Almost all of the flag was burn because of religion.Maybe they think if burn the flag they get "pahala' :lol: ....
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby Athrun_zala_faith » Sat Oct 02, 2010 2:28 pm

The Indonesian one really is makan terlalu kenyang tiada barang buat....
United states flag i can understand.....
China growing too fast and too arrogant,i also dislike them sometimes.....
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby kuzuryushin » Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:41 pm

idiots...all of them... :evil:
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby mevotex » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:45 am

US soldiers should have their uniform all redesigned to this, so to lessen global anger towards America (or at least, dragging others into everything)

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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby moon » Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:45 am

Malaysia also.. too much burn malaysia flag at indon. that's why malaysia don't have flag when hari merdeka. :mrgreen:
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby VeilSupra » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:21 am

haha.. cant deny on this. :mrgreen:
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby ARTA » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:34 am

mevotex wrote:US soldiers should have their uniform all redesigned to this, so to lessen global anger towards America (or at least, dragging others into everything)

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Ahahaha, good one
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby mevotex » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:49 am

Adding few to 'recent popular' list;

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1. Greece
Flag burnt most by: Europeans
Reasons: its debt crisis, which eventually spread to the rest of Europe

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2. European Union
Flag burnt most by: Euroskeptics
Reasons: Europeans who want their countries to leave the EU

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3. Iran
Flag burnt most by: Syrians
Reasons: angry Syrian protestors who despise Iranian support for their President
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby mjcb79 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:11 pm

amy89 wrote:Wow...Almost all of the flag was burn because of religion.Maybe they think if burn the flag they get "pahala' :lol: ....


ha ha..thinking of that..yeah, maybe..they want it badly and hardly 8)
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Re: Which country flags got burnt most around the world?

Postby soundsyst64 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:59 pm

That's the real power of the media. :D
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