PR firm Bell Pottinger challenges satire site

When the Pan-Arabia Enquirer reported the firm was representing ISIL, it demanded the story be taken down. The site did so, but not before it fired another shot.

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Yesterday we received a complaint about one of our articles and subsequently removed it from The Pan-Arabia Enquirer website. Following on from this, we would like to offer our apologies to PR firm Bell Pottinger for a satirical story that suggested it had won the account to represent the Islamic State. Although the article was entirely in jest, we feel we must apologise for any sullying of the name of a company whose standing in the international community is reflectec in a client list that has included the likes of Augusto Pinochet and the government of Bahrain. Oh, and the government of Sri Lanka. And Rolf Harris.

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