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Mahathir calls for boycott against US goods - malaysiakini

First he blasts and discredits Wan Farid (KT BN candidate - click for report) , now he is calling for a boycott of US goods

Malaysiakini's report:

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called for a global boycott of the US dollar and US-made products, including Coca-Cola, in protest over Washington's backing of Israel.

Mahathir, who during his two decades in power was a leading voice in the Muslim world, said people had to take action against the United States over its support for Israel, which is conducting a military offensive in Gaza.

mahathir pc on bar council 191208 01"If you stop accepting US currency, the US can't trade and can't make any money, it will become very poor and it will have to stop the production of more and more weapons in order to kill people," he told a press conference.

"We should not be buying all these weapons from the US, we can buy from the Russians if we must have aeroplanes and things like that," he added.

"People must act... they won't die if they don't drink Coca-Cola."

Mahathir criticised the US for blocking a UN resolution calling for an end to the action by Israel, which has launched an air and ground offensive that has left at least 510 Palestinians dead, many of them civilians -


Johnny Ong said...

people definitely wont die by not drinking coke but malaysians working in malaysian companies dealing in usa related products will die if they dont have salaries