As every year, the drama of the month of Ramadan sparked widespread controversy in the Arab countries, and despite the success of some of them in attracting the attention of the public on a large scale, several criticisms of these works have been directed at scenes from violence and deviation from Arab values and norms, especially in the month of Ramadan.
From Haram Street to the Lion Stock
Despite the praise of the followers of the series “From Al Haram Street to” for the events of the last episode and the lifelong judgment that it included.
The author in this series broke the rules of the rest of the works, and she always went through the victory of the hero, I do not forget the simple discussions that can be studied and the forgotten issues or those that we forget for certain reasons . pic.twitter.com/7YiGKnMeLG
– Khaled Al-Ashkar (@ khaled053715) 30 April 2022
But the series as a whole was subjected to a campaign of widespread criticism during the presentation because of the scenes that were shown during its events, which were considered to be contrary to the values of Gulf society, in addition to one of the scenes of the last episode of exposing a child to an actual drowning scene without regard to any laws or customs, and some demanded an immediate investigation into that incident.The child’s parents are held accountable and the work that endangers his life.
# Van_Al-Haram_straat na A realistic work and the characters are present in reality. Thank you to all the team for this beautiful and enjoyable work. It’s not just a series we follow. We follow and every sentence we hear and think about it from many. The dialogues were beautiful and polite.
– kebriaa (@kebriaa_kw) 1 May 2022
The series, which is about the story of an Egyptian dancer, played by the Egyptian artist who lives in Kuwait, Nour Al-Ghandour, attempts to control a house in the Gulf after her participation in a boy’s wedding.
A campaign has been launched on social media against the series, spreading the hashtag: “We reject the series of immorality and immorality,” due to some scenes deemed inappropriate for the Gulf community.
Apart from the scene of the drowning child, there were a number of scenes that were considered far from Kuwait society in particular and the Gulf in general, including the scene of infidelity, in which the heroine of the series, Hoda Hussein, justified treason. and regard it as a whim.
Among the scenes that sparked controversy during the presentation of the series was also a scene in which actor Ahmed Iraj, who plays the role of a plastic surgeon, asked his wife to wear a “bikini” so that the effect of the sculpture, suction, and cosmetic surgeries he performed for her to promote his clinic, which was considered offensive to Kuwaiti society, for its customs and traditions.
As for the artist Nour Al-Ghandour, she received the most criticism because of her scenes in the work, in addition to her constant smoking and her method of dialogue, which contained a number of strange words that did not fit the sacred. month.
The Egyptian series “A Second World” by Laila Elwi released the “Trend” after they stopped broadcasting the first episode of it, as the Supreme Court of Media Regulation in Egypt decided to stop it due to the scenes of incest it included. for the inclusion of the scene “Incest”.
The Supreme Court for Media Regulation said the reason why the first episode of the series was discontinued was due to its producers who did not obtain a permit from the censorship of works of art and their decision to broadcast it through fraud, in addition to the scenes considered. immoral, which appealed to those in charge of it to make adjustments to the dramatic lines of his characters, and the scenes were considered immoral. Replays after the controversial scene has been deleted.
Faten Amal Harbi
Although the series “Faten Amal Harbi” by Nelly Karim was very successful in its beginning by raising the issue of educational guardianship of children when parents divorce and the mother’s supervision of the children is abolished when she remarries, the series’ a sharp attack and accusations of distorting the image of the clergy.
The Fatwa Center of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif has issued a strongly worded statement warning against distorting the image of the clergy, after the Egyptian series has provoked much controversy since its first episodes and a sharp attack on its author Ibrahim Issa faced to show the spiritual in an inappropriate way.
The Fatwa Center confirmed in its statement that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif supports enlightened and conscious creativity, but the series contains deplorable bullying, and a deliberate and unacceptable distortion of the image of the spiritual.
In Tunisia, the series “Innocence”, which is broadcast on the “Al-Hiwar al-Tunisi” satellite channel, received a flurry of criticism after it raised the issue of customary marriages in a country that legally criminalizes this marriage.
The series also dealt with the issue of polygamy, even though Tunisian law prohibited a man from marrying more than one woman for decades.
The Free Constitutional Party launched an attack on the series, saying: “These issues have been resolved since 1956, and the ban on these practices is one of the acquired rights of Tunisian women, and there is no way to withdraw from it or to set it up again for discussion. “
The Tunisian Ministry of Women also called on the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication to exercise its powers in order to “ensure respect for the standards for the classification and grading of dramatic productions, while specifying the age groups to watch”. be targeted. “
Various criticisms of the deviant series by the artist, Rogina, due to the scenes of murder and infidelity. Representative Mohamed Abdullah Zain El-Din, a member of the Egyptian House of Representatives, submitted an urgent statement to the House of Representatives demanding is that the series “Deviation” is banned because it contains scenes of murder and its lack of commitment to the values and customs of the Egyptian family.
What the heroine saw as an unfair request and a violation of the rights of nearly 200 people who worked in the series, and she introduced the hashtag “Against the Stopping of a Series of Deviations”.
In the same context, the series “Repentance” by Amr Saad sparked widespread controversy, and the series “Tawba” by the star Amr Saad caused several crises.After the presentation of the first episode of it, the people of Port Said revolted. and thought he had offended them, and had shown his youth to be thugs.
Critics stressed that the work was not filmed inside the city and is not being printed, but was filmed in Lebanon, pointing out that there is not a single tuktuk inside Port Said, and that the second-hand clothing market does not include a fishing ring not, and the people of Port Said do not speak thus, and that the girls of the city get the best clothes and accessories, especially since they are sold within the city without customs.
The series has also been accused of spreading violence and bullying and promoting it, especially after the scene of “Tawba” (Amr Saad) who killed the foreign master (Majid Al-Masry) and his men, and the great violence that goes with it accompanied.
The love of kings and the conquest of Andalusia
The Algerian-Tunisian comedy series “Love of the Kings” has been suspended due to accusations of outrage over modesty and the display of immoral footage, according to the Algerian Audiovisual Control Authority.
The “Fatah al-Andalus” series, which tells the biography of Tariq bin Ziyad, has also been accused of erasing historical facts, causing widespread controversy on social media platforms in the Maghreb, and being accused of sharing historical facts. changed and the history of the country, and the controversy reached cases to stop its broadcast.
The Tunisian Hannibal channel, which is the channel broadcasting the series, said in a statement that it respects the principles of family, society and moral values.