Woman mocked on Twitter for asking Malaysians to boycott Ikea for selling Pride Month bags in the US

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07/05/2020

A Malaysian’s vow to boycott furniture brand Ikea for selling Pride Month rainbow bags in its United States store has been met with criticism and ridicule. Last weekend, a woman known as Ulya Azhari tried to call on her Twitter followers to show Ikea “Malaysians’ boycotting power” and tweeted a photo of a poster promoting its rainbow-themed Storstomma carrier bag. The poster also stated the company’s pledge to donate 30 per cent of the bag sales to the Ali Forney Centre and the Los Angeles LGBT Centre in the United States. Both charities provide support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community who often lack access to housing and healthcare services. “Does Ikea want to see that Malaysians have the power to boycott?

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