US News H&M stores ransacked over 'racist' advert

19:21  13 january  2018
19:21  13 january  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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People angered by a " racist " advert for H & M have ransacked some of the clothing chain's stores in South Africa. "The time of apologies for racism are over ; there must be consequences to anti-black racism , period!" he tweeted.

H & M advert : South African stores have been ransacked as the ' racist ' hoodie advert row escalates. He posted images of the carnage on Twitter along with the caption: “The time of apologies for racism are over ; there must be consequences to anti-black racism , period!”

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Video: Protesters damage H&M stores in South Africa following accusations of racism (Provided by Storyful)

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Protesters angered by a " racist " H & M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group's South African stores on Saturday. "The time of apologies for racism are over ; there must be consequences to anti-black racism , period!" Ndlozi wrote on Twitter, posting

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Protesters angered by a “ racist ” H & M advertisement ransacked several of the Swedish fashion group’s South African stores on Saturday. “The time of apologies for racism are over ; there must be consequences to anti-black racism , period!” Ndlozi wrote on Twitter, posting

People angered by a "racist" advert for H&M have ransacked some of the clothing chain's stores in South Africa.

Protesters from the left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) group targeted six shops in Gauteng province, police said.

Pic: @FloydShivambu © Other Pic: @FloydShivambu Video posted on social media showed racks of clothes being pushed to the floor.

In one location, rubber bullets were fired to disperse demonstrators. While officers are monitoring the situation, they said they had not made any arrests so far.

The controversy began when the chain issued an image of a black child modelling a sweatshirt with the slogan "Coolest monkey in the jungle".

In an apology on its local website, H&M said: "Our position is simple: we have got this wrong and we are deeply sorry."

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The advert for a children's hoodie © Other The advert for a children's hoodie The company said it had removed the image from all its marketing.

But EEF spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi was unimpressed. "The time of apologies for racism are over; there must be consequences to anti-black racism, period!" he tweeted.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has also hit out at the advert, modifying the slogan to read "Black Is Beautiful".

Romelu Lukaku changed the image to say 'Black Is Beautiful' © Other Romelu Lukaku changed the image to say 'Black Is Beautiful'

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