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ITC Bans Offensive Advertisement
on 2001/3/27 22:48:02 ( 777 reads )


Source: The Guardian





UNITED KINGDOM, March 7, 2001: Ruling that the advertisement caused a personal offense to their culture and religion, the Independent Television Commission has banned a recent advertsements promoting Chicken Tonight. It showed a Hindu woman meditating and chanting in front of a chicken. She became upset with the chicken for not joining her. Hindus were offended by the odd commercial, and ITC guidelines clearly reject advertsements that denigrate religion.




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