A Bangladeshi cleaner working in Saudi Arabia was showered with gifts after a photo of him staring into a jewellers’ window was ridiculed and went viral on social media.
Nazer al-Islam Abdul Karim, 65, who works in Riyadh, was mocked by an Instagram user who shared the photo, writing: ‘This man deserves to only look at rubbish.’
An outpouring of support for the cleaner ensued and Abdullah Al-Qahtani, who has a Twitter account called ‘Ensaneyat’ – ‘humanitarianism’ in Arabic – set out to find him.
‘This man deserves to only look at rubbish’: A photo of a Bangladeshi cleaner staring into a Riyadh jewellery shop went viral on social media after he was mocked online
Al-Qahtani’s tweet was shared more than 6,500 times and users were able to identify the cleaner’s location from the reflection of the shop window in the photo.
Karim, whose monthly salary in Riyadh is $187…