The Walt Disney Company plans to take action against Hamas for its hate-mongering Mickey Mouse look-alike.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry has received an assurance from Diane Disney Miller, the daughter of Walt Disney, that the corporation will take unspecified “steps” against the radical Palestinian Islamist group, Yediot Achronot reported Thursday.
The move follows Hamas’ use of a Mickey Mouse look-alike named Farfur to incite against Israel and the West in a children’s television show broadcast out of the Gaza Strip.
When the show triggered international outcry earlier this year, Miller described it as “evil,” but her late father’s company withheld comment.
It was not immediately clear what legal clout Disney might have against Hamas, which already is isolated internationally.