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Outrage as Serie A uses monkeys in new anti-racism posters

WorldNews Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Outrage as Serie A uses monkeys in new anti-racism postersSerie A's decision to use three paintings of monkeys to illustrate a campaign to stamp out racism has been branded "a sick joke". The paintings are intended to "spread the values ??of integration, multiculturalism and brotherhood" and will be on permanent display at the entrance to the Serie A headquarters in Milan, the league said in a statement. They were painted by artist Simone Fugazzotto, who is known for producing work focused almost entirely on apes. The league unveiled the project on Monday, although it was originally commissioned for the Coppa Italia final between Lazio and Atalanta last May. Italian football has been blighted by monkey chants and other incidents of racist abuse...
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Italian football league competition Serie A has come under heavy criticism for its attempt at an anti-racism campaign, which features an illustration of three monkeys. The league claims that the paintings aimed to “spread the values of integration, multiculturalism and brotherhood,” but the...

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