Arab Child Addressing World Leaders in Zain Ramadan Ad Draws Mixed Reactions

Published May 17th, 2018 - 09:27 GMT
Zain Ramadan commercial features an Arab child addressing powerful leaders of the world. (Screenshot)
Zain Ramadan commercial features an Arab child addressing powerful leaders of the world. (Screenshot)

The Kuwait-based Zain Group, released a 2018 Ramadan commercial on the first night of the holy month. The three-minute ad features an Arab child addressing leaders of powerful countries including U.S. President Donald Trump, Germany’s Angela Merkel, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The commercial ad reminds the world Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine.

Reactions to the ad were mixed between praising Zain efforts to raise the voice of children living in conflict areas in the region and those who question the telecommunication company’s place in highlighting religion and politics.

 

 


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