I'm struggling to follow your line of thinking here
Tue May 29, 2012 19:02
I don't agree the documentary would prejudice people against Ukranians and Poles, but it highlights that there are issues at hand there. I would have thought the chances of incidences of racist chanting and racially aggravated violence would be lower at the games themselves, though it does raise valid questions whether it is safe for non-white supporters to attend games at the tournament. And the answer isn't encouraging.
As for 'actually trying to tackle anything', is that the remit of a documentary?
in this country, the common reaction to yesterday's program was 'kick out all the polish and asians from our country'. It's a shame these things are happening, but Panorama put such a negative slant... more
I'm struggling to follow your line of thinking here tax dodge wherever you may be,Tue May 29 19:02
---anything, Mr Ruiz. Or indeed to put a positive or negative slant on anything. Or to spread hate, as you quite unbelievably said in your post. It is there to bring newsworthy topics to people's... more
When The (Irish) producer of Panorama reported the 2006 World Cup (in my opinion the greatest event for Anglo-German relations since 1945) as a sinister reflection of English football supporters (you ... more
--tournament also. These were not just voiced by the BBC at the time. Serious concerns back then were not without foundation, when you consider some England "supporters" record when playing Germany... more
The 1st thing to do to try and tackle this is by raising awareness that it is a common occurrence in certain countries. So many people including the relevant authorities have buried their heads in... more