Home Shopping Video Sells AK-47's Calling Attention to Arms Control


Using the home shopping network approach to selling an AK-47, the Amnesty International Protect the Human cause has released a humorous but convincing video that claims the world's arms trade is out of control and calls for governments to sign the Arms Trade Agreement. The video was created by Mother London.

by Steve Hall    Jan-25-06   Click to Comment   
Topic: Good, Mobile/Wireless, Online, Viral   

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Seen it before:

Posted by: nietsche on January 25, 2006 11:59 AM

better url:

Posted by: nietsche again on January 25, 2006 12:02 PM

Brilliant. I love this type of straight up approach. The X-show bits showing what men really hear are similar. I'll show this to my fellow firearms enthusiasts.

I don't know how much it's going to do to solve the problem. I wish them luck. I wonder if there's discarded edits showing the child soldiers in action. That would have made a much bigger impact, though at the risk of turning people off prematurely.

Posted by: Pat Smith on January 25, 2006 12:59 PM

I want AK - 47

Posted by: phut on November 13, 2007 3:45 AM