17 Dec '11, 7am

Al-Qaeda attacks elderly treatment in Japan, China // come on guys, stay focused

WASHINGTON (AFP) - An Al-Qaeda magazine has criticised China and Japan over their treatment of the elderly, in a bid to promote the Islamic model, a website that monitors extremist sites said on Friday. In a rare reference to East Asia by a movement usually focused on the West, the magazine of Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan highlighted an unspecified broadcast news report that said that theft by 'isolated' elderly Japanese was increasing. The Vanguards of Khorasan magazine, quoted by the United States (US)-based Site Monitoring Service, said that the trend showed how Japan has embraced 'purely materialistic Western culture' since becoming a top global economy. In the article entitled They Ate Their Meat and Spit Out Their Bones, the magazine also voiced alarm about suicide rates in China among the elderly and city dwellers, saying that the Chinese had traditionally taken care of ...

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