Campaign to Boycott MBC for Spreading Corruption and Vice Goes Viral 44,000 Sign up
A campaign has been launched online to Boycott Pan Arab Satellite channel MBC and its advertisers. The reason spreading corruption.
The organizers said the reasons for boycotting MBC are:
-spreading doubts about Muslims’ greed and its work in bringing Muslim away from their Islamic identity.
-Spreading immorality and its call for vice and abomination.
-Being a servant for western and American vision.
-Corrupting our children by playing unsuitable cartoons.
-Its encouragement of obscenity and singing and spreading of lewdness.
The campaign has managed to get the pledge of of 44,964 people to boycott MBC for ever and its advertisers (Craft, Lipton, Pantene and Galaxy) for 1 month and if they stopped advertising on MBC the boycott will stop, and if advertisers choose to continue to advertise on MBC the campaign will use new methods.
MBC has a VC arm called MBC Ventures, which invests in media and entertainment startups in the Arab world. It has invested in Falafel games from Lebanon which develops MMO games, aranim which develops social games and is founded by the son of the ex-Jordanian prime minster but the company closed it doors and Egypt based Supermama, an online parenting portal for the Arab World.
So what do you call these entrepreneurs who took funding from an organization that spread corruption and vice?
Entrepreneurship should be an ethical business and your funding should come from ethical people and organization.