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Aug 29, 2017
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Commentators on Al-Jazeera TV: Zionist Lobby Influences Hollywood to Demonize Arabs and Muslims

#6186 | 01:11
Source: Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar)

During an Al-Jazeera talk show, Lebanese writer Sarkis Abu Zaid said that the Jewish Zionist lobby influences the Hollywood film industry, with a tradition of presenting the Arabs as deceitful, terrorist, murderous sheikhs. Tunisian Professor Muhammad Hneid, of Sorbonne University, said that "the U.S. and Western powers that control the film industries are Zionist in orientation, and they play a constant role in the demonization of the Arabs and Muslims." The show aired on August 29.

 

Lebanese Writer Sarkis Abu Zaid: The Arabs care about speeches and poetry, but it is visual imagery that influences the American and Western public, and the Arab public opinion as well. Therefore, the decision makers in the West in general and in the U.S. in particular... There is a Jewish Zionist lobby that influences the film industry in Hollywood with a tradition of producing films that distort the image of the Arabs, who are always presented as deceitful, terrorist, murderous sheikhs.

 

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Tunisian Professor Muhammad Hneid Sorbonne University: The U.S. and the Western powers that control the film industries are Zionist in orientation, and they play a constant role in the demonization of the Arabs and Muslims.

 

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