Ramadan holiday message
Ramadan holiday message

A Music Video's Message Of Religious Tolerance Takes Flak

With lines like "Let's bomb hatred with love," a Kuwaiti company's new holiday video is earning praise for urging peace in an era of terrorism. But the music video is also being criticized for portraying a famous young victim of airstrikes in Syria alongside survivors of ISIS bomb attacks.

Released at the start of the Ramadan holiday, the three-minute video portrays a would-be suicide bomber as he moves toward an attack and the Arab community that tries to dissuade him. It's an advertisement for Zain, a telecommunications firm that says it does business in eight Middle Eastern and North African countries — continues on NPR

 

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