RACIST BACKLASH AGAINST SUPERMARKET AD SHOWS ISLAMOPHOBIA IS ALIVE

Source: Newsweek

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Anti-Muslim Britons are slamming a Christmas ad from a popular supermarket chain because it features a Muslim family celebrating the holiday, the latest sign that xenophobia is increasing in the United Kingdom.

The ad, the annual Christmas promo created by Britain’s largest supermarket Tesco, shows several families, including one Muslim family with a woman wearing a hijab, cooking turkeys and getting ready for Christmas. The image of the Muslim clan enraged some viewers.

“Why put Muslims in advert when they don’t celebrate Xmas ….yes appeasement & divercity [sic] pathetic Tesco pathetic #idiots,” Twitter user @fredgs05 wrote.

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