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Canadian prime minister Trudeau apologizes to the old ‘blackface’photo

The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau on Friday apologized for a photograph of him in 2001. He is shown with a brown painted face, a so-called ‘blackface’, while a brown or black make-up is very sensitive, and is as racist does.

The prime minister gave at that time, teaching at a private school and had a party with the theme of Arabian Nights (the Arabian nights). He said that he “had to know”.

Well, he of Canadian journalists know, a lot of regret from his eyes. In addition, the prime minister admitted that he was at a talent show at his high school, the make-up and dressed up for it was.

For the lead role comes in the controversial photo at an inopportune time, in the public interest. The prime minister began this month in its campaign for the next european parliamentary elections, on the 21st of October, will take place.

His political rivals called the picture “offensive and disturbing”. The Canadian Council of Muslims (NCCM) responded, annoyed at the publication of Time Magazine and called it “very sad” to see the prime minister in such a way as to be seen.

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Canadian prime minister Trudeau: “I should have known better’

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