Offbeat Germany-Hungary: UEFA forbids Munich to enlighten its rainbow stage
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Germany wanted to send a strong signal to the LGBT community, UEFA decided otherwise. The European football confederation refused on Tuesday the project of the city of Munichwhich takes place this Wednesday night, to protest against . A decision that "regret" France, affirmed to AFP Clément Beaune, Secretary of State for European Affairs.
Hungary's immunity cards allow packed stands, raise concerns
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of soccer fans packed the Puskas Arena in Budapest last week to attend Euro 2020 matches. It was the first full-house international soccer event in Europe in more than a year — made possible largely by Hungary's adoption of government-issued immunity cards. The only one of the tournament's 10 host countries to allow full crowds in stadiums, Hungary has conducted one of Europe's most successful COVID-19The only one of the tournament's 10 host countries to allow full crowds in stadiums, Hungary has conducted one of Europe's most successful COVID-19 vaccination drives.
"By its statutes, UEFA is a politically and religiously neutral organization, can be read in the statement published by UEFA. Given the political context of this request - a message aimed at a decision taken by the Hungarian National Parliament -, UEFA must refuse this application. " The European instance nevertheless specifies that it "understands the intention to send a message to promote diversity and inclusion", but proposes that the stadium be illuminated in rainbow colors to others Opportunities.
This idea came from the mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, who had written Monday to UEFA and the German Football Federation to justify this choice. "The capital of the Land [Bavaria] has for values diversity, tolerance and equality in sport and throughout society," explained, legitimizing the illumination of the stadium as "a sign Visible solidarity with the LGBTI community in Hungary ".
UEFA prohibits Munich Rainbow Stadium against Hungary
The Munich EM-Arena may not shine in rainbow colors in Germany's game against Hungary. The UEFA refused the request - and made a counterproposal. © Picture Alliance No rainbow colors on Wednesday against Hungary: The EM-Arena in Munich.
Video: Euro-2020: Supporters leave the stadium after Hungary-France (AFP)a law to prohibit the "promotion" of homosexuality
in Hungary on the contrary, the project N ' had not pleased. "It is extremely harmful and dangerous to mix sport and political. The story shows us that it is a bad thing, and the Germans in particular know it very well, " had peter szijjarto, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hungarian.
Since the return to power of Viktor Orbán in 2010, his government has stopped tackling gender and sexual orientation issues. On June 15, the Hungarian Parliament has largely adopted a text aimed at. In fact, this new text could according to NGOs prohibit educational programs, advertising, books or series in which homosexuality is evoked. Previously, many laws had already been voted, interding in particular to the , limiting the possibility of adopting a child for homosexual couples, or .
Rainbow Flag: Companies and Institutions Protest against UEFA .
The European Football Association UEFA has prohibited that the Munich Em-Arena shines to today's game in rainbow colors. Numerous companies protest by customizing their logos. © Anahtiris / Shutterstock The Allianz Arena in Munich shines in the rainbow colors.