Muslim groups claim anti-Islam agenda in US reports on MH370


(MM) – US media outlets are attempting to tarnish Malaysia’s moderate-Muslim image by highlighting the religion of the pilots from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Islamic groups here said today.

Pointing to the example of a talk show by the Fox News network, they said featured guest analysts on the programme highlighted that both the captain and his assistant were Muslim when they proposed that MH370 had likely crashed into the Indian Ocean due to pilot suicide.

“As international organisations what they are doing is utterly humiliating. They are reporting without facts and some were blatant defamation.

“This is irresponsible reporting that is clearly serving their agenda,” he told a press conference here.