Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad video racist? Arab-American groups dislike the ad

Move over Volkswagen, Coca Cola is now coming under criticism for an ad which it plans to air during the Super Bowl.

According to Reuters, Arab-American groups dislike the ad which shows an Arab walking through the desert with a camel.

"Why is it that Arabs are always shown as either oil-rich sheiks, terrorists, or belly dancers?" Reuters quoted Warren David, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, as saying.

Earlier VW was criticized for a commercial which depicted a white man using a Jamaican accent. Some called it offensive and culturally insensitive,

However, the Associated Press reported that The predominantly black country of Jamaica is embracing the controversial Super Bowl ad

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