Tuesday, December 3, 2013

FIFA Rejection to Black Actors?


The MPF (Federal Public Ministry ) investigates alleged racism vetoing actors Lázaro Ramos and Camila Pitanga in the draw for the World Cup .

Camila Pitanga and Lázaro Ramos by Renato Rocha Miranda

Rejection by FIFA to black actors , Lázaro Ramos and Camila Pitanga in the draw for the World Cup, to be presented on Friday , in Costa do Sauipe , Bahia , with the couple Fernanda Lima and Rodrigo Hilbert is being investigated by federal prosecutors .

Fernanda Lima and Rodrigo Hilbert
Promoter of Criminal Justice in Sao Paulo , opened proceedings aimed at determining whether the crime of racism , " in order ," he said, " that actors [ Lázaro Ramos and Camila Pitanga ] represent more adequately the racial and ethnic composition of the people of Brazil , while the actors chosen , Fernanda Lima and Rodrigo Hilbert , white / Caucasian race , under this aspect , no. "
The prosecutor argues that " the choice of presenters , therefore, given the very high -awaited hearing is relevant to the identification of components of the Brazilian people , by people all over the world ... and also for the self-assertion of Afro-Brazilians . "
" are also relevant because the biggest football icon of all time is Brazilian and black " , referring obviously to Pelé.