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The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau criticized for the old picture in which he was dressed as Aladdin. In this photograph drew the attention of Time.
Policy photographed surrounded by four women in 2001 at a private party “Arabian night”. The event was held in a canadian private school, where he taught Trudeau. For the character from the cartoon he put on his head a white turban and painted face with dark makeup.
It is noted that the costume of Aladdin policy, in particular, criticized the leader of the opposition New democratic party of Canada Jagmeet Singh is the follower of the religions of Sikhism, who himself wears a turban. He blamed the policy of racism because of the “blackface”.
The Prime Minister apologize to Canadians, noting that at that time he did not understand the link of their suit against discrimination. “I am deeply sorry about that, I had then to think well,” said Trudeau, adding that all his life, fought racism and was a supporter of tolerance.
In 2018, the wife of the President of the United States became the center of scandal because of the choice of costume colonizer to travel to Kenya under the African tour. As the newspaper notes, Melania trump wore a pith helmet, which is perceived as a symbol of European colonialism, and is associated with the exploitation of Africans.
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