ANGRY MUSLIM DEMANDS NIKE ENDORSE ISLAM ON SHOES, GETS STUNNING REPLY
A New York Muslim man demanded that Nike endorse Islam on their shoes, and while in most cases, companies end up caving to such demands, Nike definitely had an interesting response.
The incident stems around the company’s custom embroidered line of shoes, where customers can have anything they want stitched onto the back of them in order for them to be more personalized… well, almost anything.MailOnline reported the story of 40-year-old rabble-rouser Nabeel Kaukab’s plight to get the word “Muslim” emblazoned on a pair of shoes, and he’s really not too happy with how the entire situation turned out.
To give you some background on what Nike does and doesn’t allow, MailOnline outlined the following guidelines:
Nike’s guidelines exclude ‘profanity’, ‘inappropriate slang’, ‘insulting or discriminatory content’, ‘content construed to incite violence’, ‘material that Nike wishes not to place on products’ and anything that ‘violates another party’s trademark or intellectual property rights’ from being written on its shoes.
Now, some time ago, Nike was forced to apologize after a pair of shoes it produced had the word “Air” inscribed on the back, but it resembled the word “Allah” in Arabic, and Muslims
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