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Mensenrechtenliga complaint for discrimination against PSG

The League for human Rights has Friday an official complaint against unknown filed for “discrimination”. The complaint comes after the revelations of Football Leaks about the ethnic screening of young players from PSG.

Between 2013 and the spring of this year mentioned the scoutingscel of PSG ethnic criteria in its evaluation reports of young players. The scouts made such a distinction between players of French, Maghrebijnse, Antillean, and African descent. PSG confirmed on Thursday the news and started an internal investigation. The Parisians made a Friday-known in the course of next week the first results will have. “The research is being conducted in cooperation with an external law firm. It is a thorough analysis that takes time,” says the French club.

The Mensenrechtenliga wait for that research not. “It seems that certain players would be excluded from recruitment by the club on the basis of their ethnic origin,” said Malik Salemkour, chairman of the Mensenrechtenliga. “That is in violation of the French criminal code.”

Also minister of Sport, Roxana Maracineanu, said all of her “dismay” about the issue.

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