The owner of a Kemah, Texas, Dairy Queen franchise has earned some fierce criticism recently as word spread of some offensive posters hanging on the restaurant’s property. In a subsequent interview on the matter, the Pakistani-born Muslim only made matters worse.
According to reports, the signs contained a number of disparaging statements about faiths other than Islam, with especially harsh rhetoric directed toward practitioners of Hindu.
The major religion, one of Mohammad Dar’s signs stated, is akin to “monkeyism.”
Instead of heeding calls from the local Hindu community — along with others offended by his message — to take the posters down, however, Dar called the signs “educational” and used the opportunity to share some more offensive rhetoric about the faith.
In an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, he said, “Hindus don’t follow any limit or law, they follow desires like an animal – that is the foundation of Hinduism. Monkeys don’t plan anything, they just do what they desire, but humans follow the limit and law.”
While Dar did say he would take the signs down from his restaurant, he has vowed to remain just as vocal in public places around the community.