Tintin book is crude, racist and must be banned, says watchdog – The Times

Posted July 12th, 2007 in media, news, racism by sally

“A cartoon adventure featuring Tintin, the heroic Belgian journalist, should not be sold in Britain, the Commission for Racial Equality said yesterday. The racism watchdog said that it was unacceptable for any shop to sell or display Tintin in the Congo, a comic book written in 1930 that features crude racial stereotypes.”

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The Times, 12th July 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk