Bikya Masr: Hindus, Jews urge AT&T, Intel withdraw QuakeCon sponsorship over gods trivialization

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Jews backing upset Hindus have urged AT&T and Intel to withdraw sponsorship of internationally renowned 4-day gaming festival “QuakeCon 2012”, starting at Dallas (USA) on August two, for allowing play of SMITE video action game, which Hindus say trivializes their highly revered deities.

Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed and prominent Jewish leader in Western USA Rabbi ElizaBeth W. Beyer, in a joint statement today, said that prestigious companies like AT&T and Intel should stay away from such events which hurt the feelings of a section of the populace…
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