On Monday (twenty second), the federal government of Luis Inácio Lula da Silva issued a memorandum “denouncing within the strongest phrases” the racist assaults towards the Brazilian participant Vinicius Junior, the Actual Madrid participant, within the La Liga matches.
The assertion was collectively signed by the Departments of State, Racial Equality, Sports activities, Human Rights and Citizenship.
Within the textual content, the federal government known as on “governmental and sports activities authorities in Spain” to take measures to punish the perpetrators of racism and stop its recurrence.
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The Brazilian authorities mentions by identify, within the memorandum, FIFA, the Spanish Federation and “LaLiga”, as the primary division of the Spanish championship is thought.
Andréia Sadi’s weblog studies that Itamaraty will contact the Spanish ambassador to Brazil, Mar Fernández-Palacios, for clarifications after this Sunday (21) racist episode, wherein Vini Jr. Valencia followers nicknamed him “The Monkey”.
From Japan, till Sunday night (Brazilian time), President Lula (PT) expressed his solidarity with the participant, calling for motion by the Spanish soccer authorities.
“It will be significant that FIFA and La Liga take severe motion, as a result of we can’t permit fascism and racism to take over soccer stadiums,” stated Lula.
On Might 10, Brazil and Spain signed a bilateral settlement to fight racism and xenophobia.
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Learn the complete assertion of denial from the Brazilian authorities under:
“The Brazilian authorities rejects, within the strongest phrases, the racist assaults that Brazilian athlete Vinicius Jr. has been subjected to repeatedly in Spain.
Making an allowance for the seriousness of the info and the prevalence of one other unacceptable episode, in one of many matches that occurred yesterday in that nation, the Brazilian Authorities expresses its deep remorse that efficient measures haven’t but been taken to forestall and keep away from the recurrence of those occasions. racist acts.
Urges the governmental and sporting authorities in Spain to take the mandatory measures to punish the perpetrators and stop the recurrence of such acts. It additionally calls on the Worldwide Federation of Soccer Associations (FIFA), the Spanish Federation and the League to implement acceptable measures.
The Brazilian authorities labored in collaboration with the Spanish authorities to curb, suppress and promote insurance policies of racial equality and share information and good practices to broaden entry to sport for individuals of African descent and immigrants, with zero tolerance for any and all discriminatory practices, whereas supporting the advance of worldwide greatest practices to advertise prevention and combating racism , in addition to any type of discrimination within the totally different types of sport.”