31 Dec '15, 3pm

Amazon gives income from anti-Islam group's song to refugees

BERLIN — Online retailer Amazon has pledged to donate its share of revenues from the sale of a song by the anti-Islam group PEGIDA to refugees, undermining the cause of the far-right movement. PEGIDA'S song "Together We Are Strong" can be downloaded for 1.29 euros ($1.4 dollars) on Amazon and has been on its top-100 list for several days. Amazon had come under pressure by social media users, who were making fun of the track and criticizing the online retailer for making a profit from a song by a group that is known for its anti-Islam and anti-immigrant sentiments. But next to the buy-button online, Amazon has now posted a sentence saying "Amazon helps. The proceeds of selling this song will go to a charitable organization supporting refugees." Supporters of PEGIDA, which stands for Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West, have been organizing weekly protes...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/amazon-gives-income-from-a...

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