The image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a chador, shown on channel ADR, raised a wave of dissatisfaction among the visitors. Many of them dreamed, this gesture is a manifestation of antiislamism.
The German TV channel ADR received a lot of unfavorable feedback from viewers after the programme Bericht aus Berlin when discussing refugee background was shown Angela Merkel in a Muslim veil, informs "Bi-Bi-si". The audience thought that the image of the German Chancellor recalls the images that applies the anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement (PEGIDA, "Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West").
The organization had previously used a similar image during the rebellions against the rapidly arriving refugees from the Middle East. However, the ADR office has announced that this photograph was used only to attract attention. "We accept a lot of criticisms about the graphic backdrop of yesterday's program and regret that some visitors did not agree with this image and in General get us wrong," wrote the TV station on its own page in Facebook.
The statement among other things States that Merkel photo was intended as satire, mocking how in Western society is freedom of expression of ideas. And yet, visitors to the channel's belief that the broadcast was promoting antiislamism. "It's not constructive journalism," wrote 1 user in social networks.
The tension in German society, the result of the influx of migrants continues to grow with each passing day. So earlier it became known that in the current quarter, dominion expects to receive more than 800 thousand refugees.
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