Far right takes to Lisbon streets to deny racism is a problem

in News · 29-06-2020 09:58:00 · 3 Comments

Hundreds of protesters marched through one of Lisbon’s main avenues on Saturday shouting “Portugal is not racist”, in a demonstration organised by the leader of a far-right party known for his derogatory remarks against ethnic minorities.

Dozens of police officers were on standby as protesters wearing face masks marched and waved Portuguese flags in the demonstration organised by the leader of the Chega party Andre Ventura.

The march came around three weeks after thousands gathered in Lisbon and other Portuguese cities in protest against racism and alleged police brutality.


Should've used the image which the rest of the Portuguese press has been publishing in relation to this story ..the one with CHEGA supporters marching behind a 'Portugal is not racist' banner but with one of them doing a Nazi salute ...shameful.

By Dave from Algarve on 30-06-2020 08:59

Le racisme? Une belle arnaque!

By Miguel Scuermans from Algarve on 30-06-2020 09:37

They gave him quite the airtime. Must’ve been his lucky day

By Rony from Lisbon on 29-06-2020 10:18
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