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A Music Video's Message Of Religious Tolerance Runs Into Criticism

With lines like "Let's bomb hatred with love," a Kuwaiti company's holiday video is being praised for urging peace. But critics say it shouldn't include a famous young victim of airstrikes in Syria.
A new video for the Ramadan holiday has a message of peace — but its depiction of a boy who survived an airstrike in Syria is drawing criticism. Source: Zain via YouTube

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

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