Arsenal-Manchester City, China cancels the game on TV after Ozil pro uiguri tweet

Arsenal-Manchester City, tv di Stato cinese cancella la partita in tv dopo il tweet di Ozil pro uiguri

Mesut Ozil (Ansa)

BEIJING – The Arsenal-Manchester City match canceled on TV in China after Mesut Ozil's stance on the Uighurs, a persecuted Muslim minority in China.

The Chinese state television CCTV has announced that it will not broadcast the Arsenal-Manchester City game scheduled today, Sunday, December 16th, after the tweet of the German footballer of Turkish origin of the Gunners, Mesut Ozil, who has sided against the persecution of the Muslim minority of the Uyghurs living in the Chinese province of Xinjiang , condemning among other things the silence of Muslim countries over abuse.

Arsenal had, among other things, distanced itself from the words of its member, but evidently it was not enough. (Source: Ansa)

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