“Regrettably, we have become overwhelmed by arrogance and even racism, and we have begun to imagine that we are better…” Racism is one thing; being “overwhelmed by arrogance,” on the other hand, and believing “that we are better,” is simply a product of Islamic supremacism.
“Saudi minister warns against racism,” from the Daily Times, December 30 :
RIYADH: Saudi Labour Minister Ghazi Al Gosaibi has warned against growing racism among Saudis towards the millions of foreign workers in the kingdom, media reports said on Monday. Gosaibi told senior Labour Ministry officials that the country should treat foreign workers better, protect their rights and not succumb to racism, local newspapers reported.
“Regrettably, we have become overwhelmed by arrogance and even racism, and we have begun to imagine that we are better than those who have come to share in shouldering the burden of development,” he said. Foreign workers have a huge presence throughout the kingdom, estimated at more than eight million altogether.