Conflict & Justice

Flag Burning Business in Pakistan


Burning American Flag (Photo: ManilaRyce/Flickr)

One store owner in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi knows all about adapting to uncertain economic conditions.

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His shop sells stationery but the shopkeeper saw an opportunity in the many anti-Western demonstrations that take place across Pakistan.

He supplies US and Israeli flags for the protesters to burn. Nasir Hassan wrote about this shop owner in Rawalpindi, in an article for Pakistan's Express Tribune.