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The prosecutor’s office is investigating the racist shout at Vinicius in the derby against Atletico Madrid.

Madrid’s public prosecutor’s office has decided to open proceedings to investigate whether “chanting with racist undertones that was heard both outside and inside the Civitas Metropolitano” against Real Madrid striker Vinicius Junior during the derby against Atletico Madrid was a crime. and Real Madrid last Sunday, September 18.

The process began as a result of a complaint filed by the Movement Against Intolerance, and the first step was to ask the police to analyze the records to identify the authors of these racist abuses and whether there is any connection between them. authors and racist movements or groups.

It also asks the police to investigate whether there were more “episodes of racist tone towards certain Real Madrid players on the pitch” and asked for the help of the security services of the Rojiblanco club, which condemned the events in a statement.

The prosecutor’s office explains that the aim is to verify whether “crimes related to the exercise of fundamental rights and public freedoms” have been committed, including hate crimes.

A group of people chanted “You’re a monkey, Vinicius, you’re a monkey” around the stadium in the minutes leading up to the clash and later when the Whites scored the first goal. The episode joins a long list of racist abuse in Spain’s first division. Players like Akapo, from Cadiz, or Inaki Williams from Athletic Bilbaohave also suffered in recent months.

Source: El Diario





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