Members of anti-Islam group Pegida were outraged this week to see photos of black and Middle Eastern children on packets of Kinder chocolate bars – only to learn they were childhood photos of the national football Team.


Pegida enraged by black children on chocolate bars

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(Far right) Pegida enraged by black children on chocolate bars

DPA/The Local · 25 May 2016, 09:07

Published: 25 May 2016 09:07 GMT+02:00

Members of anti-Islam group Pegida were outraged this week to see photos of black and Middle Eastern children on packets of Kinder chocolate bars – only to learn they were childhood photos of the national football Team.

Other internet users were quick to spot the anti-immigrant crowd’s mess-up and launch into mockery.

“Poor Germany… if you think diversity and migration are part of it. Close the borders and no exports, no migration! Then you’ll get unemployment and local league [football],” one person wrote.

“It’s best just not to answer,” the person behind the Pegida page told their followers. “We’ve really dived into a wasps’ nest here.”

Publicity around Pegida’s misdirected outrage got so bad that Kinder manufacturers Ferrero were forced to issue their own statement on Facebook. … READ MORE: http://www.thelocal.de/20160525/pegida-enraged-by-black-children-on-chocolate-bars

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