British Public Critical of Half-mast Flag for Saudi Death

January 31st, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

Following the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, flags around the world were flown at half mast.

Follow up:

Many Briton's were critical of their government for flying the flag at half-mast, given Saudi Arabia's human rights record.  Read more at The Independent.

This chart shows how the British public felt about the government flying the Union Jack at half mast in the wake of King Abdullah's death.

Editor's note: Graphic below mistakenly says "Saudi flag" when it was in fact the Union Jack.  See picture (from The Independent) below the graphic.

Infographic: British public critical of half-mast Saudi flag | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista

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