Feb. 17, 2022

Movie ban highlights Kuwaiti opposition to normalization with Israel

Peninsula/Society

The story: Kuwaiti authorities have banned the film “Death on the Nile” because it stars Israeli actor Gal Gadot. Kuwaiti information ministry spokesman Anwar Murad  has explained that the move comes in response to criticism on social media of Gadot’s service in the “[Israeli] occupation army.” Kuwait staunchly opposes normalization with Israel, despite the increasing exchanges between Tel Aviv and some Gulf Arab states. 

The coverage: Prior to the release of the “Death on the Nile,” anti-normalization activists organized a campaign to boycott the film...

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